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Walsingham, Sir Francislocked

(c. 1532–1590)
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Walsingham, Sir Francis (c. 1532–1590), principal secretary, was born either in London or at Foots Cray, Kent, the only son of William Walsingham (b. after 1480, d. 1534), lawyer and landowner, of Scadbury in Chislehurst, Kent, and his wife, Joyce (1506/7–1560), daughter of ...

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