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John Bale
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Johan Bale

Date of Birth: 21 November 1495

Place of Birth: Covehith, Suffolk

Date of Death: 15 November 1563

Place of Death: Canterbury

Biography

Born in Suffolk in 1495, John Bale began his studies at Cambridge in 1514. Despite the number of Protestant reformers in Cambridge at that time, he remained Catholic as a young man, becoming prior of a Carmelite friary around 1530. He moved to a priory in Ips…

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Steele Brokaw, Katherine, “John Bale”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26104>
First published online: 2015



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