Sir Anthony Fitzherbert

(c. 1470—1538) judge and legal writer

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(1470–1538), English judge and jurist. As a judge he signed articles of impeachment against Wolsey in 1529 and served as a member of the judicial tribunal which tried Fisher and More in 1535.


From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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