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William of Wykeham: Bishop of Winchester 1366-1404

The wealthy and powerful William of Wykeham served twice as Chancellor of England and founded Winchester College and New College Oxford. He led the remodelling of the nave in its current form. You can see his tomb and chantry chapel, where daily masses were said for his soul, in the nave’s south aisle.

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