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Royston, Richardlocked

  • H. R. Tedder
  • , revised by William Proctor Williams


Royston, Richard (1601–1686), bookseller and publisher, was baptized on 14 or 15 October 1601 in St Peter-in-the-East, Oxford, the son of Richard Royston, a tailor and an important civic figure in Oxford. The family of his mother, Alice, the Tidemans (or Titemans), were also tailors and influential in civic and parish affairs....

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