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Blackmore, Sir Richardlocked

  • Flavio Gregori


Blackmore, Sir Richard (1654–1729), physician and writer, was born on 22 January 1654 at Corsham, Wiltshire, the third of the four children of Robert Blackmore (d. 1681), a wealthy attorney, and Anne Pilsworth, née Harris (fl. 1633–1676), widow of Edward Pilsworth...

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