John Hygdon (or Hygden) (1472–1537), President of Magdalen College, Oxford (1516–25), became the first dean of Cardinal College, Oxford (1525–31) and from 1532–3 of its successor, King Henry VIII's College (later refounded as Christ Church). From 1502–4, he had served as vicar of Upper Beeding, Sussex. Brian Hygdon, the Dean of York, was his brother.
- Lee, Sidney, ed. (1891). "Hygdon, John". Dictionary of National Biography 28. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
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