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Croft, Herbert

William Marshall

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Croft, Herbert (1603–1691), bishop of Hereford, was born on 18 October 1603 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, the third son of Sir Herbert Croft (c. 1565–1629) of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and his wife, Mary (1573×6–1659), daughter of Anthony Bourne of Holt Castle, Worcestershire. He was educated first in ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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