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Keigwin, Johnlocked

(bap. 1642, d. 1716)
  • Matthew Spriggs


Keigwin, John (bap. 1642, d. 1716), scholar of the Cornish language, was born at Mousehole, Cornwall, from a long line of merchants and minor gentry, and was baptized at Paul on 7 January 1642, the only surviving son of Martin Keigwin (bap...

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