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date: 26 February 2020

Bancroft, Richardlocked

(bap. 1544, d. 1610)
  • Nicholas W. S. Cranfield

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Bancroft, Richard (bap. 1544, d. 1610), archbishop of Canterbury, was baptized at Prescot, Farnworth, Lancashire, on 12 September 1544. He was the second son of John Bancroft, gentleman, and his wife, Mary, daughter of James Curwen and niece of Hugh Curwen (c...

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