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Fisher, John

(Roffensis [Lat. “of Rochester”]; ca. 1459 [or ca. 1469]–1535). B. Beverley, Yorkshire, Eng.; prof. Cambridge 1503, chancellor 1504; humanist; bp. Rochester 1504; opposed M. Luther*; opposed divorce of Henry* VIII and his efforts to make himself head of ch.; cardinal 1535; executed.

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