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More, William (d. 1540/41), abbot of Walden and bishop-suffragan of Colchester

Mary Bateson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19195

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More, William (d. 1540/41), abbot of Walden and bishop-suffragan of Colchester, is recorded as the brother of John More of Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, esquire. He also had at least three sisters. He was educated at Cambridge, where he proceeded BCnL in 1531–2, having studied canon law for nine years previously. By 2 October 1534 he was a master in ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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