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Lancaster, Sir Jameslocked

(1554/5–1618)
  • C. F. Beckingham

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Lancaster, Sir James (1554/5–1618), merchant, was one of at least three sons of James Lancaster of Basingstoke. He was born at Basingstoke and brought up among the Portuguese, as a gentleman, soldier, and merchant. He returned to England before February 1587 and in 1588 commanded the ...

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