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Warham, William
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(c. 1456, Church Oakley, Hampshire – Aug 22, 1532, Hackington, near Canterbury). After studying at New College, Oxford (fellow 1475; LL.D. 1488), Warham had a successful legal career in the civil and ecclesiastical administration and as a diplomat: principal of the School for Civil Law, Oxford (1490), Master of the Rolls (1494), archdeacon of Huntingdon (1496), bishop of London (1502), Lord Chancellor (1504). Appointed archbishop of Canterbury in 1503, in 1509 he crowned Henry VII…

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Ehrenschwendtner, Marie-Luise, “Warham, William”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224061>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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