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Wykeham

noun
  1. William of. 1324–1404, English prelate and statesman, who founded New College, Oxford, and Winchester College: chancellor of England (1367–71; 1389–91); bishop of Winchester (1367–1404)
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Historical Examples

  • Yet the work of Edingdon and Wykeham was ruthless in its way.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester

    Philip Walsingham Sergeant

  • The genius of Wykeham adopted and adapted the fortuitous plan of Merton.

  • In the arrangement of his buildings Waynflete followed Wykeham.

  • In the year 1776 he was placed on the Wykeham foundation at Winchester.

  • The top central light has some of the earlier Wykeham glass.

    Stained Glass Tours in England

    Charles Hitchcock Sherrill