William of Wykeham

Religious Leader

1320 – 1404

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Who was William of Wykeham?

William of Wykeham was Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England. He founded New College Oxford and New College School in 1379, and founded Winchester College in 1382. He was also the clerk of works when much of Windsor Castle was built.

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Born
1320
Wickham
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • Windsor
  • Old Windsor
Died
Sep 27, 1404

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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