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Bradfield, John of

Joan Greatrex

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Bradfield, John of (d. 1283), bishop of Rochester, is of obscure origins. However, an entry in the Osney annals names him as John de Hoo, raising the possibility that he was associated with the parish of Hoo St Werburgh, which is only a few miles north-east of ...

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