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Petre, Sir Williamlocked

(1505/6–1572)
  • C. S. Knighton

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Petre, Sir William (1505/6–1572), administrator, was the son of John Petre, a prosperous cattle farmer and tanner whose family had long been settled at Tor Newton in Torbryan, Devon. John had married Alice, daughter of John Colling of the neighbouring parish of Woodland...

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