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date: 17 February 2020

Babington [Babyngton], Williamlocked

(d. 1453)
  • Antonia Gransden


Babington [Babyngton], William (d. 1453), abbot of Bury St Edmunds, derived his toponymic surname from Babington in east Somerset. He is chiefly known not for his rule at St Edmunds but as a distinguished canon lawyer and ecclesiastic. At the election of William Curteys...

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