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date: 29 February 2020

Salisbury, John oflocked

(late 1110s–1180)
  • David Luscombe


Salisbury, John of (late 1110s–1180), scholar, ecclesiastical diplomat, and bishop of Chartres, was born at Old Sarum in Wiltshire. From the fact that he began his studies in Paris in 1136, it is likely that he was born some time in the second half of the second decade of the twelfth century. On one occasion (...

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