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Helwys, Thomaslocked

(c. 1575–c. 1614)
  • Stephen Wright


Helwys, Thomas (c. 1575–c. 1614), Baptist leader, was born into the Nottinghamshire gentry, the son of Edward Helwys (d. 1590), and grandson of William Helwys of Askham, Nottinghamshire (d. c.1557). It is possible that the otherwise unknown Edward Hellwis...

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