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Jegon, John (1550–1618), bishop of Norwich

J. M. Blatchly

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Jegon, John (1550–1618), bishop of Norwich, was born at Coggeshall, Essex on 6 December 1550, the elder son of Robert Jegon (d. in or before 1558) and his wife, Joan, née Whyte (d. 1607). Joan's father, John, was a weaver and clothmaker of the town. From the local grammar school ...

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