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Courten [alias Charleton], Williamlocked

(1642–1702)
  • B. D. Jackson
  • , revised by A. J. Turner

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Courten [alias Charleton], William (1642–1702), naturalist and collector, was born in London on 28 March 1642, the son of William Courten, who died insolvent at Florence in 1655, and Lady Katherine Egerton, daughter of John Egerton, first earl of Bridgewater. Sir William Courten (c. 1568–1636)...

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