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Lawes, Williamlocked

(bap. 1602, d. 1645)
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Lawes, William (bap. 1602, d. 1645), instrumentalist and composer, was baptized in Salisbury Cathedral on 1 May 1602, son of the singing man Thomas Lawes (d. 1640), native of Dinder by Wells, Somerset, and his wife, Lucretia (or Lucris or Lucrece) Shepherd...

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