Bloxham, John (d.1387) (DNB00)

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Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 05
Bloxham, John (d.1387)

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BLOXHAM, JOHN (d. 1387), warden of Merton College, Oxford. He was elected seventh warden of Merton in 1375. It is said that he was frequently employed by Edward III to execute his business in Scotland and Ireland, and further that he wrote 'Diversorum titulorim opuscula,' and 'Elegantes epistole.' He died in 1387, and was buried in the middle of the choir of his college chapel.

[Wood's Hist. and Antiquities of Oxford, i. 6, 23 (ed. Gutch); Leland, De Scriptoribusl Tanner's Bibl. Brit.]