Henry Cole

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Henry Cole (b. ca. 1500, Godshill, Isle of Wight — died 1579 or 1580, Fleet Prison) was an English Roman Catholic churchman and academic.

He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, was admitted a perpetual fellow there (1523), and received the degree of B.C.L. (1525). He then went to Italy for seven years, residing chiefly at Padua.

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  • ''Ignorance is the mother of devotion.''
    Dean Henry Cole (1500-1580), British prelate. Disputation with the Papists at Westminster (March 31, 1559).
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