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Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England] (1375?–1447), bishop of Winchester and cardinal

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 6899 words.

Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England] (1375?–1447), bishop of Winchester and cardinal, was the second of four illegitimate children of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster...

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Blois, Henry de (c. 1096–1171), bishop of Winchester

Edmund King.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 3698 words.

Blois, Henry de (c. 1096–1171), bishop of Winchester, was the fourth and youngest son of Étienne, count of Blois, and Adela, daughter of William I.

The dates of birth of all the...

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Charles I (1600–1649), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Mark A. Kishlansky and John Morrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Scottish History; Christianity. 28797 words.

Charles I (1600–1649), king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born in Dunfermline Castle, Scotland, on 19 November 1600 and baptized at the palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, on 23...

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Christina (fl. 1057–1093), princess and Benedictine nun

Nicholas Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 630 words.

Christina (fl. 1057–1093), princess and Benedictine nun, was the (perhaps younger) daughter of Edward Ætheling (d. 1057), son of Edmund Ironside (d. 1016), and Agatha (d. in or after 1070),...

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Edward [St Edward; called Edward the Martyr] (c. 962–978), king of England

Cyril Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Christianity. 2174 words.

Edward [St Edward; called Edward the Martyr] (c. 962–978), king of England, was the son of Edgar, who died on 8 July 975.

Nothing is known of the cause of ...

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Edward [St Edward; known as Edward the Confessor] (1003x5–1066), king of England

Frank Barlow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Christianity. 7047 words.

Edward [St Edward; known as Edward the Confessor] (1003x5–1066), king of England, known as ‘the Confessor’ after his canonization in 1161, was born between 1003 and 1005 at Islip, near...

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Eleanor [née Eleanor Cobham], duchess of Gloucester (c. 1400–1452), alleged sorcerer

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 984 words.

Eleanor [née Eleanor Cobham], duchess of Gloucester (c. 1400–1452), alleged sorcerer, was the second wife of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, and attracted notoriety when convicted and...

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Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York

Marie Lovatt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 4929 words.

Geoffrey (1151?–1212), archbishop of York, was the illegitimate son of Henry II. He was probably named after his paternal grandfather, Geoffrey of Anjou (d. 1151).

Geoffrey's date...

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Margaret [St Margaret] (d. 1093), queen of Scots, consort of Malcolm III

G. W. S. Barrow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Scottish History; Christianity. 1384 words.

Margaret [St Margaret] (d. 1093), queen of Scots, consort of Malcolm III, was the eldest child of Edward Ætheling (d. 1057) and his wife, Agatha, who was a kinswoman of the emperor Heinrich...

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Mary [Mary of Blois], suo jure countess of Boulogne (d. 1182), princess and abbess of Romsey

S. P. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 855 words.

Mary [Mary of Blois], suo jure countess of Boulogne (d. 1182), princess and abbess of Romsey, was the youngest daughter of Stephen of Blois (c. 1092–1154), king of England, and Matilda (c....

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