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Sherlock, Williamlocked

  • William E. Burns


Sherlock, William (1639/40–1707), Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist, was born in Gravel Lane, Southwark, London, the son of a tradesman. He was educated at St Mary Overie, Southwark, and from about 1653 at Eton College, and was admitted to Peterhouse, Cambridge...

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