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Hassall, John (bap. 1571, d. 1654), dean of Norwich

Ian Atherton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Hassall, John (bap. 1571, d. 1654), dean of Norwich, was baptized in St Andrew's parish, Norwich, on 4 December 1571, the son of John Hassall. He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and from 1587 at Winchester College (where in 1588 in typical schoolboy fashion he carved his name on one of the piers of the south aisle in the cathedral) before matriculating at ...

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