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Seton, John (1508/9–1567), Roman Catholic priest and writer on logic, is of unknown origins and parentage. Although his tombstone in Rome recorded that he died in 1567 at the age of seventy, he himself testified in 1551 that he was forty-two years of age. This accords better with the fact that he graduated BA from ...

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Sherwood [Shirwood], William of (d. in or before 1272), logician and ecclesiastic, was presumably born in Nottinghamshire. The details of his early career are not known, though it is likely that he studied at Oxford, and he most probably wrote his logical treatises in the late 1230s and 1240s. Some authorities claim that he taught at the ...