William Courtenay

(c. 1342—1396) archbishop of Canterbury

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(c. 1342–96).

Archbishop of Canterbury. Courtenay's aristocratic connections carried him rapidly up the ladder of preferment. Of the noble Devon family, he graduated in law at Oxford and was chancellor ...

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