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Peter Dene (d. in or after 1334) stained glass reproduced by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of York

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Dene, Peter (d. in or after 1334), canon lawyer and monk, no doubt derived from one of the villages called Dean in Sussex. A secular priest of the Chichester diocese, he began to acquire benefices in Sussex by the late 1280s and, later, benefices elsewhere. By 1287 ...

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Marlborough, Thomas of (d. 1236), historian, lawyer, and abbot of Evesham, presumably came from Marlborough in Wiltshire. He studied at Paris under Stephen Langton (d. 1228), most likely arts, when Richard Poor or Poore (d. 1235) was his fellow student: this was probably in the 1180s. He describes ...

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Nevinson [Nevynson], Christopher (d. 1551), civil lawyer and Benedictine monk, was the eldest son of Rowland Nevinson of Briggend in the parish of Wetheral in Cumberland. His cousin Stephen Nevinson was also a civil lawyer and came from a minor Westmorland gentry family. ...

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Senlis, Adam de [Adam of Evesham] (d. 1189), abbot of Evesham and canon lawyer, was probably related to the lords of Chantilly and the earls of Northampton. He entered the Cluniac priory of La Charité-sur-Loire and on 6 June 1157 became prior of ...