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Somervile [Somerville], Williamlocked

(1675–1742)
  • F. D. A. Burns

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Somervile [Somerville], William (1675–1742), poet, was born on 2 September 1675 and was baptized the next day at Colwich, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Robert Somervile (1647–1705) of Edstone, Warwickshire, and Elizabeth (1644–1742), eldest daughter of Anne (d. 1704) and Sir Charles Wolseley (d. 1714)...

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Warwickshire County Record Office, Warwick
J. Foster, ed., , 4 vols. (1887–8), later edn (1891); , 4 vols. (1891–2); 8 vol. repr. (1968) and (2000)
Bodleian Library, Oxford