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Bourchier, Thomas (d. c. 1586), Observant Franciscan friar

Ignatius Fennessy

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/2994

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Bourchier, Thomas (d. c. 1586), Observant Franciscan friar, is of obscure origins. Wadding and Sbaralea suggested that he might be identical with another Franciscan, Thomas Langton, but Parkinson has Langton and Bourchier as two distinct men. Thomas was descended from the Bourchiers who were earls of Bath, but his place ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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