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date: 09 March 2021

Winchelsey, Robert [Robert of Winchelsea]locked

(c. 1240–1313)
  • J. H. Denton


Winchelsey, Robert [Robert of Winchelsea] (c. 1240–1313), archbishop of Canterbury, was probably brought up in Old Winchelsea, Sussex, the usual contemporary version of his name being ‘of Winchelsea’. As indications that the name was a toponym, the Hagnaby chronicler referred to him as ...

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