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Hamont, Matthewlocked

(d. 1579)
  • Alexander Gordon
  • , revised by Stephen Wright

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Hamont, Matthew (d. 1579), alleged heretic, was a wheelwright at Hethersett, Norfolk, near Norwich, and was probably of Dutch origin. In the Hethersett parish registers the name is spelt Hamoute, Hammonte, and Hammante. Early in 1579 he was cited before Edmund Freake, bishop of ...

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