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Howgill, Francislocked

(1618?–1669)
  • Catie Gill

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Howgill, Francis (1618?–1669), Quaker activist, was born probably in 1618, in the small village of Todthorne, near Grayrigg, Westmorland. His father was possibly a yeoman, though nothing else of his parentage is known. One near-contemporary record of Quaker preaching, though, does seem to indicate that ...

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