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Middleton, Christopherlocked

(d. 1770)
  • Glyndwr Williams

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Middleton, Christopher (d. 1770), explorer in Canada, was born at Newton Bewley, near Billingham, co. Durham. He served on privateers during the War of the Spanish Succession (1702–13), and was then engaged in the Spanish and Spanish American trades before sailing to Hudson Bay...

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