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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.

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

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). 3585 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 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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Mary [Mary of Woodstock] (1278–c. 1332), princess and Benedictine nun

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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Wulfthryth [St Wulfthryth] (d. c. 1000), abbess of Wilton

Barbara Yorke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christianity; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 717 words.

Wulfthryth [St Wulfthryth] (d. c. 1000), abbess of Wilton, was queen of England, the second consort of King Edgar, for a brief period before her appointment as abbess. Details...

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