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Alley, William

ALLEY, WILLIAM: Bishop of Exeter; b. about 1510 at Chipping Wycombe, Bucks, England; d. at Exeter Apr. 15, 1570. He was educated at Eton, Cambridge, and Oxford, espoused the cause of the Reformation, but kept in retirement during the reign of Mary. Elizabeth made him divinity reader in St. Paul’s, and in 1560 Bishop of Exeter. He revised the Book of Deuteronomy for the Bishops’ Bible, and published an exposition of I Peter, with notes which show wide reading (2 vols., London, 1565).

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