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Stanbury, John (d. 1474), bishop of Hereford

Ann Rhydderch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Stanbury, John (d. 1474), bishop of Hereford, was the second son of Walter Stanbury of Morwenstow, Cornwall, and his wife, Cicely. After entering the Carmelite order he was educated at its Oxford convent, becoming DTh and gaining a reputation for outstanding scholarship. An impressive list of writings, mostly on canon law, is attributed to him by ...

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