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Rooke, Lawrencelocked

  • A. G. Keller


Rooke, Lawrence (1619/20–1662), astronomer, was baptized on 18 May 1622 at Stanford, Kent, having been born possibly in Stanford or in nearby Monks Horton, probably the youngest child of William Rooke (1588–1645) of Blean, Kent, and it is thought his second wife, Susanna Heyman (Henman)...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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