Reference Entry

Overall, John (bap. 1561, d. 1619), bishop of Norwich

Nicholas W. S. Cranfield

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Overall, John (bap. 1561, d. 1619), bishop of Norwich, was born at Hadleigh, Suffolk, and baptized there on 2 March 1561, the younger son of George Overall, who died that July. He was educated at the local grammar school in Hadleigh, where John Boys, son of the rector of West ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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