Wickham, William of


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Wickham, William of:

see William of WykehamWilliam of Wykeham
or William of Wickham
, 1324–1404, English prelate and lord chancellor. He is thought to have been the son of a serf. Entering the service of the royal court in 1347, he supervised the building of additions to Windsor Castle and rapidly gained
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