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Watts, Isaaclocked

(1674–1748)
  • Isabel Rivers

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Watts, Isaac (1674–1748), Independent minister and writer, was born on 17 July 1674 in Southampton, the eldest of the eight children of Isaac Watts (1650–1737), clothier, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Richard Tanton (Taunton), who was of Huguenot descent. In a note to an elegy on his paternal grandmother (...

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