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William Grocyn

(1449—1519) cleric and Greek scholar


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(?1449–1519),

English Renaissance scholar. He studied Greek and Latin in Florence from 1488 to 1490/91, when he returned to Oxford to give the first public lectures in Greek. His learning was much admired, and he had a remarkable collection of Greek MSS. He used to be thought conservative in his religious views, but the evidence is inconclusive.

Subjects: History — Christianity.


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