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Winstanley, Williamlocked

(d. 1698)
  • William E. Burns


Winstanley, William (d. 1698), compiler of biographies and poet, was the second son of Henry Winstanley of Quendon, Essex, and his wife, Elizabeth; the builder Henry Winstanley was his nephew. Winstanley was sworn as a freeman of Saffron Walden on 21 April 1649 and maintained the association throughout his life. ...

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