William Witham

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William Witham [1] (or Wytham) was incumbent at St Marylebone until 12 November 1454, when he exchanged the office for that of Archdeacon of Stow. [2] He was then Archdeacon of Leicester (from 1458), [3] Dean of Arches (from c.1460) and Dean of Wells [4] [5] (from 1467) [6] [7] until his death before 1473.

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  2. King, H.P.F. (1962), Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300–1541, 1, pp. 17–19
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