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Thicknesse, Philiplocked

(1719–1792)
  • Katherine Turner

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Thicknesse, Philip (1719–1792), travel writer, born at Farthingoe, Northamptonshire, on 10 August 1719, was the seventh son (there were also two daughters) of John Thicknesse (c.1670–1725), rector of Farthingoe, and grandson of Ralph Thicknesse of Balterley Hall, Staffordshire. His mother, Joyce Blencowe...

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