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Stubbes [Stubbs], Philiplocked

(b. c. 1555, d. in or after 1610)
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Stubbes [Stubbs], Philip (b.c. 1555, d. in or after 1610), pamphleteer, is likely to have been born in the reign of Mary I. A native of Cheshire, his family may have come from the Congleton area, where the surname was common and where, before 1586, he seems to have owned a tenement. Although he styled himself 'gentleman' in his published works, it is unclear if this was merely literary and social pretension. Suggestions that he was related to ...

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