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Brown, Davidlocked

  • A. J. Arbuthnot
  • , revised by Katherine Prior


Brown, David (1762–1812), East India Company chaplain, was the son of Francis Brown, a prosperous farmer of Driffield Greets, Yorkshire. He was educated privately at Scarborough and then at Hull grammar school and Magdalene College, Cambridge. In February 1785, his studies incomplete, he accepted the post of superintendent of the ...

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