Sir John Oldcastle

(c. 1378—1417) soldier, heretic, and rebel

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Baron Cobham (d. 1417)

After association with the so‐called ‘Lollard knights’, he aroused suspicion of heresy (c.1410–11) through contacts with Bohemia. Although tried and imprisoned, he escaped and attempted a ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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