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Methuen, Johnlocked

  • G. F. R. Barker
  • , revised by Thomas Doyle


Methuen, John (1650–1706), diplomat, was born at Pipper Street, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, the eldest son of Paul Methuen (1613–1667), reckoned by Aubrey the 'greatest cloathier of his time', and his wife, Grace (d. 1700), daughter of John Ashe of Freshford, Somerset. He matriculated from ...

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