John Bretchgirdle

(d. 1565)

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(d. 1565).

Appointed vicar of Stratford-upon-Avon in 1561, he probably baptized Shakespeare. He had taken his BA at Oxford in 1545 and was buried in Stratford church, leaving as bequests ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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