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Penny, Thomaslocked

(c. 1530–1589)
  • D. E. Allen

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Penny, Thomas (c. 1530–1589), botanist and entomologist, was born at Gressingham, near Lancaster, one of two known sons of John Penny, a smallholder in the hamlet of Eskrigge in that parish. After perhaps attending the local grammar school he went up to Queens' College, Cambridge...

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