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Kempthorne, Sir Johnlocked

(c. 1620–1679)
  • J. D. Davies

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Kempthorne, Sir John (c. 1620–1679), naval officer, was the second son of John Kempthorne, attorney, of Ugborough, Devon, and his wife, Agnes Simon. John senior served as a royalist cavalry officer in the civil wars, by which time his son seems already to have been at sea for several years, beginning as apprentice to the master of a ...

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B. D. Henning, ed., , 3 vols. (1983)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Guildhall Library, London