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Parkyns, Sir Thomas, second baronetlocked

(1664–1741)
  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by Adrian N. Harvey

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Parkyns, Sir Thomas, second baronet (1664–1741), writer on wrestling, was born at Bunny in Nottinghamshire; he was the second son of Sir Thomas Isham Parkyns (1639–1684), of Bunny, who became first baronet in 1681, and Anne, only daughter and heir of Thomas Cressey...

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