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Speed, Johnlocked

(1551/2–1629)
  • Sarah Bendall

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Speed, John (1551/2–1629), historian and cartographer, was born at Farndon, Cheshire. He was the son (born before their marriage) of John Speed (1526–1584×1603), merchant tailor, and Elizabeth Cheynye (b. 1530). Speed was made free of the Merchant Taylors' Company on 10 September 1580 through patrimony, with no occupation given; meanwhile, he had married ...

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