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Wagstaffe, Williamlocked

  • Norman Moore
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Wagstaffe, William (1683/4–1725), physician and satirist, was born at Cublington, Buckinghamshire, the only son of the Revd Thomas Wagstaffe, rector of Cublington. He was related to the Wagstaffes of Knightcote in Warwickshire, and was a relation of Sir Joseph Wagstaffe. He went to school in ...

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