Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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George Sandys
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George Sandys was born on 2 March 1578 in Bishopthorpe Palace, the official residence of the Archbishop of York, the youngest son of Archbishop Edwin Sandys (d. 1588). He probably attended St Peter’s School in York before matriculating at St Mary Hall, Oxford, on 5 December 1589. He soon transferred to Corpus Christi, where two older brothers had studied. However, befor…

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Bennett, Clinton, “George Sandys”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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