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Stone, Gilbert (d. 1417), ecclesiastic and letter writer

Margaret Harvey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26572

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Stone, Gilbert (d. 1417), ecclesiastic and letter writer, was born at Stone in Staffordshire, where he later gave the Augustinian priory a beautiful copy of the Catholicon by Johannes Januensis (now BL, Burney MS 323). Probably educated at Oxford, by 1376 he was a notary public, while also being appointed chancellor and registrar first to ...

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