Polydore Vergil
Polidoro Virgili, commonly Latinised as Polydorus Vergilius, or anglicised as Polydore Vergil (or Virgil), and often known as Polydore Vergil of Urbino (c. 1470 – 18 April 1555) was an Italian humanis...
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Richard Nykke
Richard Nykke (Nix; c. 1447–1535) was bishop of Norwich, the last Roman Catholic to hold the post before the Henrician reform. Described as "ultra-conservative", but also "much-respected", he maintain...
Peter Maurice (bishop)
Peter David Maurice (born 14 April 1951) was the Bishop of Taunton until 30 April 2015.Maurice was educated at Durham University and the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield. Ordained in 1975, he was...
William of Bitton
William of Bitton, usually known as William of Bitton I (or William Button; died 1264) was a medieval English Bishop of Bath and Wells.
William was probably born in Bitton in Gloucestershire. He w...
Bartholomew Clerke
Bartholomew Clerke (1537?–1590) was an English jurist, politician and diplomat.
He was grandson of Richard Clerke, gentleman, of Livermere in Suffolk, and son of John Clerke of Wells, Somerset, by...
William of Bitton (nephew)
William of Bitton, usually known as William of Bitton II (or William Button; died 1274) was a medieval Bishop of Bath and Wells.
William was a son of Sir Adam of Bitton in Gloucestershire and the ...
Hugh of Wells
Hugh of Wells (Hugh de Wells, or Hugh of Welles, sometimes Hugh Troteman; died 7 February 1235) was a medieval Bishop of Lincoln. He began his career in the diocese of Bath, where he served two succes...
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List of Archdeacons of Wells
The Archdeacon of Wells is a senior clergy position in the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells. The post, having oversight over the archdeaconry of Wells in Somerset has existed since the twel...
Thomas Fastolf
Thomas Fastolf, sometimes spelt Fastolfe (died June 1361) was an English canon lawyer and Bishop of St David's from 1352 until his death.Probably educated at Cambridge and then overseas, he held the d...
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Henry Law
The Very Rev Henry Law was Dean of Gloucester from 1862 until his death on 25 November 1884.
Law was born at Kelshall rectory, Hertfordshire on 29 September 1797. He was the third son of George ...
Walter Giffard
Walter Giffard (c.1225 – April 1279) was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of York.
Giffard was a son of Hugh Giffard of Boyton in Wiltshire, a royal justice, by Sibyl, a daughter and...
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Peter Haynes (priest)
Peter Haynes was an Anglican priest in the late 20th century.He was born on 24 April 1925, educated at Selwyn College, Cambridge and ordained in 1953. He held curacies at Stokesley and Hessle after w...
John Cotterell
John Cotterell DCL (died 1572) was an English clergyman and academic at the University of Oxford, who was one of the founding fellows of Jesus College, Oxford.
Cotterell, who was from Wiltshire, E...
Simon of Wells
Simon of Wells (or Simon Sutwell or Simon de Wells or Simon FitzRobert or Simon de Camera; died 1207) was a medieval Bishop of Chichester.
Simon was the son of Robert and was in the household of H...