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Scawen, Williamlocked

(1600–1689)
  • Matthew Spriggs

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Scawen, William (1600–1689), Cornish-language revivalist, was born at St Germans in Cornwall, where his family had resided at Molenick since the time of Edward I. He was the eldest of the six sons and four daughters of Robert Scawen (c.1569–1628), a landowner, and ...

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