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John Carpenter

(c. 1362—1437) common clerk of London


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(?1370–?1441), town clerk of London, 1417–38, a generous patron and a friend of Whittington and of Pecock. He compiled the Liber Albus, a valuable collection of records of the City of London, and he left lands for educational purposes, from which the City of London School was founded.

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

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