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Norden, Johnlocked

(c. 1547–1625)
  • Frank Kitchen


Norden, John (c. 1547–1625), cartographer, a native of Somerset, entered Hart Hall, Oxford, in 1564, and graduated BA in 1568 and MA in 1573. William Ravenhill suggested that John Norden of Milverton near Taunton was his father (Ravenhill, 1), but nothing else is known of his parentage except he was 'of a genteel family' (...

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