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incent

John Incent (c.1480 to 1545) was Dean of St Paul's Cathedral between 1540 and 1545, and the founder of Berkhamsted Collegiate School.

He is noted for being one of the agents of the Lord Chancellor Thomas Cromwell responsible for the sequestration of religious properties during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. His home in Berkhamsted, built in 1500, remains in use to the present day, situated on the High Street facing St Peter's Church.

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