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Owen, John [Joannes Audoenus]locked

(1563/4–1622?)
  • D. K. Money

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Owen, John [Joannes Audoenus] (1563/4–1622?), Latin poet, was born at Plas-du, Llanarmon, Caernarvonshire, the third son of Thomas Owen of Plas-du (eldest son of Owen ap Gruffydd), and his wife, Jane Morris. John's uncle Hugh Owen was a leading recusant, involved in numerous treasonous plots, including support for the Spanish Armada. ...

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