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Pyncebeke [Pyncebeck, Pinchbeck], Walter (fl. 1330–1339), Benedictine monk and archivist, presumably came from Pinchbeck in Lincolnshire. Nothing is known about his early career in Bury St Edmunds Abbey. However, on 2 July 1330 Edward III confirmed the abbey's liberties at his suit. He appears as a visiting monk in the accounts of the chamberlain's manor of ...

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Swalwell, Thomas (d. 1539), Benedictine monk and archivist, became a monk of Durham Cathedral priory about 1483. In 1486 he is recorded as a scholar at Durham College, Oxford, where he qualified as a doctor in theology in 1503. His notes for lectures on ...