Nicholas Harpsfield

(1519—1575) religious controversialist and historian

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Educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. A lawyer by training, he attached himself to Cardinal Reginald Pole (1500–58), but was imprisoned in the Fleet, 1562–74. As well ...

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