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Beaufort, Henry [called the Cardinal of England]

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. 6865 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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Charles I

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. 28609 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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Cormac mac Cuilennáin

Paul Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Irish History. 1278 words.

Cormac mac Cuilennáin (d. 908), king of Munster and bishop, belonged to one of the lesser branches of the Éoganacht and his assumption of the kingship of Munster seems likely to have been a...

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Eleanor [née Eleanor Cobham], duchess of Gloucester

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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Henry Benedict [Henry Benedict Stuart; styled Henry; known as Cardinal York]

Rosalind K. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3541 words.

Henry Benedict [Henry Benedict Stuart; styled Henry; known as Cardinal York] (1725–1807), cardinal and Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish, and Irish thrones, was born Henry Benedict...

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Mary [Mary of Woodstock]

Michael Prestwich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

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

Mary [Mary of Woodstock] (1278–c. 1332), princess and Benedictine nun, was born at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, on 11 or 12 March 1278, the sixth daughter of Edward I (1239–1307) and Eleanor of...

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