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Sheldon, Ralphlocked

  • Jan Broadway


Sheldon, Ralph (1623–1684), antiquary, was born on 1 August 1623 at Beoley, Worcestershire, the eldest son of William Sheldon (1589–1659) of Beoley and Weston in Long Compton, Warwickshire, and Elizabeth (1592–1656), daughter of William, second Lord Petre. He was a nephew of Edward Sheldon...

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