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  • Kempe, Ann., 1873, 16 9, p. 345).

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  • JOHN KEMPE (c. 1 3 80 - 1 454), English cardinal, archbishop of Canterbury, and chancellor, was son of Thomas Kempe, a gentleman of 011antigh, in the parish of Wye near Ashford, Kent.

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  • Kempe had a prominent position in the English council as a supporter of Henry Beaufort, whom he succeeded as chancellor in March 1426.

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  • Kempe held office as chancellor for six years; his main task in government was to keep Humphrey of Gloucester in check.

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  • He supported Suffolk over the king's marriage with Margaret of Anjou; but afterwards there arose some difference between them, due in part to a dispute about the nomination of the cardinal's nephew, Thomas Kempe, to the bishopric of London.

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  • At the time of Suffolk's fall in January 1450 Kempe once more became chancellor.

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  • As Richard of York gained influence, Kempe became unpopular; men called him "the cursed cardinal," and his fall seemed imminent when he died suddenly on the 22nd of March 1454.

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  • Kempe was a politician first, and hardly at all a bishop; and he was accused with some justice of neglecting his dioceses, especially at York.

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  • Kempe, A Handbook of Electrical Testing (London, 1900); H.

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  • Kempe, Notices of Tavistock and its Abbey (London, 1830); R.

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  • Kempe (London, I877).

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  • Kempe, Ann., 1873, 16 9, p. 345).

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  • JOHN KEMPE (c. 1 3 80 - 1 454), English cardinal, archbishop of Canterbury, and chancellor, was son of Thomas Kempe, a gentleman of 011antigh, in the parish of Wye near Ashford, Kent.

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  • Kempe had a prominent position in the English council as a supporter of Henry Beaufort, whom he succeeded as chancellor in March 1426.

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  • Kempe held office as chancellor for six years; his main task in government was to keep Humphrey of Gloucester in check.

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  • He supported Suffolk over the king's marriage with Margaret of Anjou; but afterwards there arose some difference between them, due in part to a dispute about the nomination of the cardinal's nephew, Thomas Kempe, to the bishopric of London.

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  • At the time of Suffolk's fall in January 1450 Kempe once more became chancellor.

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  • As Richard of York gained influence, Kempe became unpopular; men called him "the cursed cardinal," and his fall seemed imminent when he died suddenly on the 22nd of March 1454.

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  • Kempe was a politician first, and hardly at all a bishop; and he was accused with some justice of neglecting his dioceses, especially at York.

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  • Kempe, A Handbook of Electrical Testing (London, 1900); H.

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  • Kempe, Notices of Tavistock and its Abbey (London, 1830); R.

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  • Kempe (London, I877).

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