Grosseteste, Robert (11751253)

Grosseteste, Robert, a famous bishop of Lincoln, born at Stradbroke, Suffolk, of peasant parents; a man of rare learning, he became a lecturer in the Franciscan school at Oxford, and rose through various stages to be bishop of Lincoln in 1235; he was an active Parliamentarian, and gave valuable assistance to his friend Simon de Montfort in the struggle with Henry III., and headed the Church reform party against the nepotism of Innocent IV.; according to Stubbs, “he was the most learned, the most acute, and most holy man of his time” (11751253).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Grolier, Jean
Gros, Antoine Jean, Baron
Grose, Captain Francis
Grossmith, George
Grossmith, Weedon
Grosseteste, Robert
Grote, George
Grotefend, Georg Friedrich
Grotesque, The
Grotius, Hugo
Grouchy, Emmanuel, Marquis de
Grove, Sir George
Grove. Sir William Robert
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Grundtvig, Nikolai Frederik Severin
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