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Winstanley, Thomaslocked

(1749–1823)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Philip Carter

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Winstanley, Thomas (1749–1823), historian and classical scholar, was born at Winstanley, near Wigan, and baptized there on 11 November 1749, the son of John Winstanley of Winstanley, and Frances Sefton. He entered Manchester grammar school on 25 June 1765, and matriculated from Brasenose College, Oxford...

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