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William Witham

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William Witham

William Witham[1] (or Wytham) was incumbent at St Marylebone until 12 November 1454, when he exchanged the office for that of Archdeacon of Stow.[2] He was then Archdeacon of Leicester (from 1458),[3] Dean of Arches (from c. 1460) and Dean of Wells[4][5] (from 1467)[6][7] until his death before 1473.


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  2. ^ King, H.P.F., Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541 1, pp. 17–19 
  3. ^ King, H.P.F., Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541 1, pp. 12–13 
  4. ^ "A concise history of the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, in Wells" Camp, J.M.F: Shepton Mallet, W.J. Quartley, 1814
  5. ^ "Cathedral Antiquities: Wells, Exeter, and Worcester" Britton,J London M. A. Nattali, 1836
  6. ^ British History On-line
  7. ^ Jones, B., Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541 8, pp. 3–6 
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