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date: 22 January 2020

Parker, Matthewlocked

  • David J. Crankshaw
  •  and Alexandra Gillespie


Parker, Matthew (1504–1575), archbishop of Canterbury and patron of scholarship, was born, according to his own account, in the parish of St Saviour, close to the heart of Norwich, on 6 August 1504. One of six children, he was born into armigerous families on both sides. His father, ...

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