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  • JOHN COLET (1467?-1519), English divine and educationist, the eldest son of Sir Henry Colet (lord mayor of London 1486 and 1 495), was born in London about 1467.
  • JOHN COLET (1467?-1519), English divine and educationist, the eldest son of Sir Henry Colet (lord mayor of London 1486 and 1 495), was born in London about 1467.
  • About the year 1508, having inherited his father's large wealth, Colet formed his plan for the re-foundation of St Paul's school, which he completed in 1512, and endowed with estates of an annual value of £122 and upwards.
  • Colet died of the sweating sickness on the 16th of September 1519.
  • Colet, though never dreaming of a formal breach with the Roman Church, was a keen reformer, who disapproved of auricular confession, and of the celibacy of the clergy.
 

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