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date: 18 November 2019

Wadham [née Petre], Dorothylocked

(1534/5–1618)
  • C. S. L. Davies

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Wadham [née Petre], Dorothy (1534/5–1618), founder of Wadham College, Oxford, was the second and eldest surviving child of Sir William Petre (1505/6–1572), then a civil and canon lawyer in the service of the crown, and of his wife, Gertrude (d. 1541)...

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