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William of Wykeham

(1324—1404) bishop of Winchester, administrator, and founder of Winchester College and New College, Oxford


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(1324–1404),

bishop of Wincheter and chancellor of England, founder of New College, Oxford (1379), and Winchester College (1382). He was one of the leaders of the bishops who opposed John of Gaunt, and he was a lifelong opponent of Wyclifitism.

Subjects: Architecture.


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