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Stow [Stowe], Johnlocked

  • Barrett L. Beer


Stow [Stowe], John (1524/5–1605), historian, was born in the parish of St Michael Cornhill, London, the eldest of the seven children of Thomas Stow (d. 1559), tallow-chandler, and his wife, Elizabeth Archer (d. 1568?). John Strype described the Stows as a family of 'good substance and credit' (...

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