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Owen [née Wilkes], Alicelocked

(1547–1613)
  • Caroline M. K. Bowden

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Owen [née Wilkes], Alice (1547–1613), philanthropist, was the third child of Thomas Wilkes, a rich landowner of Islington. Nothing is known of her childhood apart from the story of her narrow escape from death on the archery fields of Islington; this first appeared in ...

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