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Bourbon, Nicholas (c. 1503-1549/1550), poet and religious reformer

Eric Ives

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/70782

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Bourbon, Nicholas (c. 1503-1549/1550), poet and religious reformer, known as Nicholas Bourbon the elder to distinguish him from his namesake and nephew, was the son of Jean Bourbon, an ironmaster from Vandoeuvre in Champagne, and his wife, Marie Galliard (or Gaulier). He studied at the Collège de Troyes, where he ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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