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Ayres, Johnlocked

(d. 1704x9)
  • Joyce Irene Whalley

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Ayres, John (d. 1704x9), writing-master, according to early accounts began life in a humble way as a footman in the house of Sir William Ashurst, to whom he owed his education. His original teacher of writing was Thomas Topham, to whom he dedicated ...

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