John Bancroft (bishop)
John Bancroft was the nephew of Richard Bancroft (1544–1610), Archbishop of Canterbury and Chancellor of Oxford University. He was a student at Christ Church, Oxford. Bancroft was elected Master of University College unanimously in March 1610 due to his uncle's influence.
- "Bancroft, John (1574-1640)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
- Carr, William, College, Routledge, 1998. ISBN 978-0-415-18632-2. Chapter VI, The Seventeenth Century to the Restoration, 1660 (page 98).
- Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-928429-0.
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|Bishop of Oxford
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