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Whitehead, Williamlocked

(bap. 1715, d. 1785)
  • Rosemary Scott

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Whitehead, William (bap. 1715, d. 1785), poet and playwright, was baptized on 12 February 1715 at St Botolph's Church, Cambridge, younger son of Richard Whitehead (bap. 1673, d. 1730), baker, of Cambridge and his wife, Mary (d. 1742). His father had aspirations beyond his means, including a good education for ...

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