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Appleby, John (d. 1389), dean of St Paul's, London, and diplomat

Cynthia J. Neville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1142 words.

Appleby, John (d. 1389), dean of St Paul's, London, and diplomat, exemplifies at once the excesses of careerism and the intellectual sophistication that characterized the upper ranks of the...

Bainbridge, Christopher (1462/3–1514), ambassador, archbishop of York, and cardinal

D. S. Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1830 words.

Bainbridge, Christopher (1462/3–1514), ambassador, archbishop of York, and cardinal, was born at Hilton, near Appleby, Westmorland, the eldest of six children of Reginald Bainbridge and...

Bateman [Norwich], William (c. 1298–1355), diplomat, founder of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and bishop of Norwich

Roy Martin Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2167 words.

Bateman [Norwich], William (c. 1298–1355), diplomat, founder of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and bishop of Norwich, was probably born in Norwich (from which he was sometimes named), the third...

Beaton, James (1524–1603), diplomat and archbishop of Glasgow

Mark Dilworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1100 words.

Beaton, James (1524–1603), diplomat and archbishop of Glasgow, born in the spring or early summer of 1524, was the son of James Beaton, laird of Balfarg (Fife), and his wife, Helen...

Campeggi [Campeggio], Lorenzo (1471/2–1539), diplomat and bishop of Salisbury

T. F. Mayer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1155 words.

Campeggi [Campeggio], Lorenzo (1471/2–1539), diplomat and bishop of Salisbury, was born in Milan, the eldest of the five sons of Giovanni Zaccaria Campeggi and Dorotea di Tommaso Tebaldi....

Castellesi [da Castello, da Corneto], Adriano (c. 1461–1521), cardinal and English agent in Rome

T. F. Mayer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1715 words.

Castellesi [da Castello, da Corneto], Adriano (c. 1461–1521), cardinal and English agent in Rome, was born in Corneto (now Tarquinia) to 'a modest and almost servile family' (Paschini, 88)....

Clark, Joshua Reuben, Jr.

Frank W. Fox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Christian Churches and Denominations. 961 words.

Clark, Joshua Reuben, Jr. (01 September 1871–06 October 1961), diplomat and church leader, was born near Grantsville, Utah, the eldest of the ten children of Joshua Reuben Clark, Sr., and...

Clerk, John (1481/2?–1541), diplomat and bishop of Bath and Wells

Richard Rex.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2415 words.

Clerk, John (1481/2?–1541), diplomat and bishop of Bath and Wells, was probably one of several sons of Clement Clerk of Much Livermere, Suffolk, and very likely the John Clerk of Norwich...

Docwra, Sir Thomas (d. 1527), prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England and diplomat

Andrew A. Chibi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1941 words.

Docwra, Sir Thomas (d. 1527), prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in England and diplomat, was descended from the Westmorland family of Docwra of Docwra Hall, Kendal, belonging to...

Du Bellay, Jean (1498–1560), diplomat and bishop of Paris

R. J. Knecht.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 894 words.

Du Bellay, Jean (1498–1560), diplomat and bishop of Paris, was born at Glatigny, the second son of Louis Du Bellay and Marguerite de la Tour-Landry. He studied first at the University of...

Forman, Andrew (c. 1465–1521), diplomat and archbishop of St Andrews

C. A. McGladdery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1587 words.

Forman, Andrew (c. 1465–1521), diplomat and archbishop of St Andrews, was probably the son of Nicholas Forman of Hatton, Berwickshire, and his wife, Janet Blackadder. He had at least two...

Fox, Edward (1496–1538), diplomat and bishop of Hereford

Andrew A. Chibi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1697 words.

Fox, Edward (1496–1538), diplomat and bishop of Hereford, was born at Dursley, Gloucestershire, one of at least three children of William Fox (of a well-known Shropshire gentry family) and...

Gainsburgh [Gainsborough], William (c. 1260–1307), diplomat and bishop of Worcester

Roy Martin Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1131 words.

Gainsburgh [Gainsborough], William (c. 1260–1307), diplomat and bishop of Worcester, was of unknown origins, but is presumed to have come from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, because in 1300 he...

Ghinucci, Girolamo (1480–1541), diplomat and bishop of Worcester

Cecil H. Clough.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1743 words.

Ghinucci, Girolamo (1480–1541), diplomat and bishop of Worcester, was most likely the illegitimate son of one of the Ghinucci, a patrician banking family of Siena. Destined for a career in...

Gigli, Giovanni (1434–1498), papal official, diplomat, and bishop of Worcester

J. B. Trapp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1307 words.

Gigli, Giovanni (1434–1498), papal official, diplomat, and bishop of Worcester, was born at Bruges, the son of Carlo Gigli, a member of the Lucchese merchant community there, and his wife,...

Gigli, Silvestro (1463–1521), diplomat and bishop of Worcester

Cecil H. Clough.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1672 words.

Gigli, Silvestro (1463–1521), diplomat and bishop of Worcester, was born in Lucca in 1463, perhaps on 1 January, to Ser Nicolao Gigli (c.1410–1489) and his wife, Francesca (b. c.1433, d....

Gray, William (c. 1388–1436), diplomat and bishop of Lincoln

Roy Martin Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1914 words.

Gray, William (c. 1388–1436), diplomat and bishop of Lincoln, obtained letters dimissory for the priesthood in 1414, and was therefore probably born about 1388 or shortly thereafter. The...

Hawkins, Nicholas (c. 1495–1534), Catholic ecclesiastic and diplomat

D. G. Newcombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1389 words.

Hawkins, Nicholas (c. 1495–1534), Catholic ecclesiastic and diplomat, was born at Putney, the nephew and godson of Nicholas West, bishop of Ely. He was educated at Eton College, where he...

Keninghale, John (d. 1451), theologian, prior of Norwich, and diplomat

Richard Copsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Theology. 748 words.

Keninghale, John (d. 1451), theologian, prior of Norwich, and diplomat, was born near Norwich and joined the Carmelite order there. He was ordained acolyte on 8 March 1407, and later...

Knight, William (1475/6–1547), diplomat and bishop of Bath and Wells

Richard Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2271 words.

Knight, William (1475/6–1547), diplomat and bishop of Bath and Wells, was admitted as a scholar to Winchester College in 1487, aged eleven, the son of a college tenant in London. Little is...