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Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir Jameslocked

(1675/6–1734)
  • Tabitha Barber

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Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter, came from a family which had owned the lordship of the manor of Thornhill, Dorset, from at least 1227. His father, Walter Thornhull (b. 1637), was the eighth son and the youngest of the sixteen children of ...

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