in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1522 words.
Merk [Merke], Thomas (d. 1409/10), bishop of Carlisle, was of unknown origin, but there was a Merk family holding land in Drayton, Middlesex, whose members had frequent dealings with the...