1492), a grandnephew of Richard, also attained high position in the English Church.
The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne, by his great grandnephew, Rashleigh Holt-White, appeared in 1901.
On his mother's side he was a grandnephew of Pere Coton, the confessor of Henry IV.
He seems to have been the grandnephew of Roger Bacon (Brit.
In 1542 he received the cardinal's hat, and in 1578 when he was called to succeed his grandnephew Sebastian on the throne, he held the archbishoprics of Lisbon and Coimbra as well as that of Braga, in addition to the wealthy abbacy of Alcobazar.