ALCOCK, JOHN

   an eminent ecclesiastic of the reign of Edward IV., distinguished for his love of learning and learned men; d. 1500.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Alcock, John — ▪ English bishop and statesman born c. 1430, Beverley, Yorkshire, Eng. died Oct. 1, 1500, Wisbech Castle, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire       architect, bishop, and statesman who founded Jesus College, Cambridge, and who was regarded as one of the… …   Universalium

  • John Alcock — Alcock et Brown Statue commémorative à l aéroport d Heathrow à Londres Le capitaine John Alcock et le lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown étaient des aviateurs britanniques. Ils ont effectué le premier vol sans escale transatlantique en 1919. Volant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alcock Et Brown — Statue commémorative à l aéroport d Heathrow à Londres Le capitaine John Alcock et le lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown étaient des aviateurs britanniques. Ils ont effectué le premier vol sans escale transatlantique en 1919. Volant sur un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Alcock —     John Alcock     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John Alcock     Bishop of Rochester, Worcester, and Ely, b. at Beverley, 1430; d. at Wisbeach Castle, 1 October, 1500. After studies at the grammar school in Beverley, he went to Cambridge. About 1461 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Alcock — [John Alcock] (1892–1919) an English pilot. In 1919 he and Arthur Brown were the first people to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, from Newfoundland in Canada to the west coast of Ireland. Alcock was made a ↑knight in 1919 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alcock and Brown — British aviators Alcock and Brown made the first non stop Transatlantic flight in June 1919. They flew a modified World War I Vickers Vimy bomber from St. John s, Newfoundland and Labrador to Clifden, Ireland. For this feat Winston Churchill… …   Wikipedia

  • John Alcock (bishop) — Infobox bishopbiog name =John Alcock religion =Catholic See =Diocese of Ely Title = Bishop of Ely Period = 1486 ndash;1500 Predecessor = John Morton Successor =Richard Redman ordination = bishops = Bishop of Rochester Bishop of Worcester post =… …   Wikipedia

  • John Alcock (Bischof) — Grabmal von John Alcock in der Kathedrale von Worcester. John Alcock (* um 1430 in Beverley; † 1. Oktober 1500 in Wisbeach Castle, beigesetzt in Ely) war ein englischer Kleriker. Er wurde als Sohn von Sir William Alcock geboren und studierte an… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alcock et Brown — 53° 26′ 00″ N 10° 01′ 00″ W / 53.4333, 10.0167 …   Wikipédia en Français

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