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Whittingham, William

(ca. 1524–79). B. Holmeset (later Holmeside Hall), 6 mi. from Durham, Lanchester parish Eng. educ. Brasenose Coll., Oxford; Calvinist; fled to Frankfurt am Main under Mary* I; to Geneva 1555; m. Catharine, the sister of J. Calvin*; pub. an Eng. NT at Geneva 1557; prominent in production of the Geneva Bible (see Bible Versions, K); made a metrical tr. of some Psalms, the Lord's* Prayer, and the Decalog*; dean of Durham 1563.


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