William Broke

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William Broke (or Brook) was an English 16th-century college head and university vice-chancellor at the University of Oxford.[1]

Broke was a Doctor of Decretals and a Warden of All Souls College, Oxford between 1504–24.[2] In 1520, Broke was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University.[3]


  1. ^ "Appendix 6: Vice-Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. 1988. pp. 523–526. 
  2. ^ "All Souls College". A History of the County of Oxford. Volume 3: The University of Oxford. 1954. pp. 173–193. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 77. 


Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Hobbes
Warden of All Souls College
Succeeded by
John Cole
Preceded by
Richard Duck
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Richard Benger