Hugh Price

Hugh Price

Hugh Price was a Welsh lawyer and clergyman who was instrumental in the founding of Jesus College, Oxford. Price was born in Brecon, in mid-Wales, the son of a butcher named Rhys ap Rhys. He began his education either in Brecon or at Osney Abbey near Oxford. In any event he went on to study at the University of Oxford, receiving the degrees of BCL, BCnL and DCnL, completing the last of these in 1526. He was one of a group of judges who condemned James Bainham to death for heresy in 1532. He was later to become treasurer of St. David's Cathedral and prebendary of Rochester Cathedral, receiving both appointments in 1541. However, he does not seem to have spent much time in either of ... more on Wikipedia

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