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Arundel [Fitzalan], Thomas (1353–1414), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was the third son of Richard (II) Fitzalan, third earl of Arundel and eighth earl of Surrey (c. 1313–1376), and his wife, Eleanor (d. 1372), the daughter of Henry, earl of Lancaster, and widow of ...

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Chichele, Henry (c. 1362–1443), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was born about 1362, a date deducible from his statement in 1442 that he was then aged eighty or thereabouts. He was the third son of Thomas Chichele, burgess and perhaps draper of Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire...

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Cranley, Thomas (c. 1337–1417), archbishop of Dublin and administrator, probably came from Cranleigh in Surrey. He was a student at Oxford and proceeded to the degree of doctor in divinity, his name first appearing in 1366, as a fellow of Merton College. He was ordained by ...

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Heath, Nicholas (1501?–1578), administrator and archbishop of York, is of uncertain origins. His family is supposed to have come from Tamworth in Staffordshire, but a later tradition has him born in London, soon after the beginning of the sixteenth century. The names and status of his parents are unknown. He had a brother, ...

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Kemp [Kempe], John (1380/81–1454), administrator, cardinal, and archbishop of York and of Canterbury, was born at Olantigh by Wye, near Ashford, Kent, perhaps the second son of Thomas Kemp (d. 1428), sometime escheator of the county, and Beatrice, daughter of Sir Thomas Lewknor...

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Morton, John (d. 1500), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was born in Dorset, at either Bere Regis or Milborne St Andrew, the son of Richard Morton, whose own father had migrated from Nottinghamshire to the south-west. John's uncle served as MP for Shaftesbury...

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Stratford, John (c. 1275–1348), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was probably born at Stratford upon Avon into a prosperous burgher family.

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Sudbury, Simon (c. 1316–1381), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was born at East Dereham in Norfolk, the second son of Nigel Thebaud and his wife, Elizabeth. His father was a wealthy merchant of woollen cloths and furs, who received an esquire's livery from ...

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Warham, William (1450?–1532), administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, was born in Church Oakley, Hampshire. A later archbishop of Canterbury, Matthew Parker (d. 1575), said that this predecessor was of gentle birth, but Warham's origins were not distinguished. An uncle, Thomas, was a carpenter (but also a citizen of ...

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Zouche, William (d. 1352), administrator and archbishop of York, was most likely a son of the Roger la Zouche who died in 1302 holding the manor of Lubbesthorpe in Leicestershire. If this identification is correct, William's birth would have taken place some time after 1292–3, the year in which ...