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Strachey, Williamlocked

(1572–1621)
  • Betty Wood

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Strachey, William (1572–1621), historian of Virginia, was born on 4 April 1572 in Saffron Walden, Essex, the son of William Strachey (d. 1598) and his wife, Mary (née Cooke) (d. 1587). Nothing is known about Strachey's childhood and early education, but at the age of sixteen he was admitted to ...

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