Thomas Bungay

(fl. c. 1260—1293) Franciscan friar and theologian

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(known as ‘Friar Bungay’) (fl. 1290), a Franciscan who was divinity lecturer of his order in Oxford and Cambridge. He was vulgarly accounted a magician. See Frier Bacon and Frier Bongay.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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