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Spence, Thomaslocked

  • H. T. Dickinson


Spence, Thomas (1750–1814), radical and bookseller, was born on the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on 21 June 1750. His father, Jeremiah Spence, had arrived in Newcastle from Aberdeen about 1739, while his mother, Margaret Flet, his father's second wife, came from the ...

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