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Boste, John [St John Boste]locked

  • J. Andreas Löwe


Boste, John [St John Boste] (1544–1594), Roman Catholic priest and martyr, was born at Wellyng Manor, Dufton, Westmorland, the younger of two sons of Nicholas Boste, of Wellyng Manor, and his wife, Janet Hutton, of Hutton Hall in Penrith. Boste went to Queen's College, Oxford...

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