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Cowell, Johnlocked

  • Brian P. Levack


Cowell, John (1554–1611), civil lawyer, was born at Ernsborough in Swimbridge, Devon. His parents' names are unknown. He attended Eton College and in 1570 matriculated as a pensioner of King's College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1573. After proceeding BA in 1575 and MA in 1578 he was persuaded by ...

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English Historical Review
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)