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Risdon, Tristramlocked

(c. 1580–1640)
  • Mary Wolffe


Risdon, Tristram (c. 1580–1640), antiquary, was born at Winscott, St Giles in the Wood, Devon, the elder son of William Risdon (d. 1622) and Joan (d. 1610), daughter of George Pollard of Langley and widow of Michael Barry of Winscott; he had a younger brother and sister. He was educated at ...

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A. Wood, , 2 vols. (1691–2); 2nd edn (1721); new edn, ed. P. Bliss, 4 vols. (1813–20); repr. (1967) and (1969)