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Latimer, William, fourth Baron Latimer (1330–1381), soldier and courtier

George Holmes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16103

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Latimer, William, fourth Baron Latimer (1330–1381), soldier and courtier, was born on 24 March 1330, the son and heir of William, the third Lord Latimer, who died in 1335. His mother, Elizabeth, outlived her son, to die in 1384. Her long survival may have been a reason for his career of lively military and financial activity. He was already present at the battle of ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Social and Cultural History

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