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Thomas Chaundler

Thomas Chaundler (1418–1490) was an English playwright and illustrator.

A manuscript at Trinity College, Cambridge, depicts Chaundler presenting one of his plays to the Bishop of Bath, Thomas Beckynton, in 1460.

Contents

  • Life 1
  • Bibliography 2
  • Notes 3
  • References 4

Life

He was born about 1418 in the parish of Chancellor of Oxford University; he held the office until 15 May 1461, when Neville was again appointed, and from 1463 to 1467 Chaundler acted as vice-chancellor.[1]

Outside the university, Chaundler held many ecclesiastical preferments. He was rector of dean of Hereford; he resigned the prebend of South Muskham in 1485, the chancellorship of York in 1486, and the prebend of Wildland before 1489; but on 16 December 1486 he received the prebend of Gorwall and Overbury in Hereford Cathedral. He died on 2 November 1490, and was buried in Hereford Cathedral. [1]

Bibliography

  • Collocutiones septem et allocutiones duae de laudibus Willelmi de Wykeham, Wintoniensis episcopi; c. 1460
  • Liber apologeticus de omni statu humanae naturae (A defence of human nature in every state)

Notes

  1. ^ a b Pollard 1901.
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References

  • Personennamen des Mittelalters. PMA. Nomina Scriptorum Medii Aevi. compiled by Claudia Fabian at the Bavarian State's Library. Munich: Saur. 2000, p. 124.
  • Review of Thomas Chaundler, Liber Apologeticus, ed. Doris Enright-Clark Shoukri, in Medium Aevum 44 (1975), 327–329.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Nicholas Ossulbury
Warden of New College, Oxford
1454–1475
Succeeded by
Walter Hyll
Preceded by
George Neville
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1457–1461
Succeeded by
George Neville
Preceded by
William Ive
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1463–1468
Succeeded by
Thomas Stevyn, Thomas Jaune
Preceded by
George Neville
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
1472–1479
Succeeded by
Lionel Woodville
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