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Lawson, Sir Johnlocked

(c. 1615–1665)
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Lawson, Sir John (c. 1615–1665), naval officer, was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, where he spent the greater part of his life. Though he adopted the arms of the Lawsons of Longhirst in Northumberland, no evidence to link him with that family has been found. Of his mother nothing is known, but his father may have been ...

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