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Whitbourne, Sir Richardlocked

  • Christopher English


Whitbourne, Sir Richard (1561–1635), seaman and publicist for Newfoundland, was born and baptized on 11 June 1561 at Bishopsteignton near Newton Abbot in Devon, the son of John Whitbourne, yeoman, and his wife, Agnes. Serving as an apprentice between 1575 and 1583, probably to ...

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