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Winthrop, Johnlocked

(1588–1649)
  • Francis J. Bremer

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Winthrop, John (1588–1649), colonial governor, was born on 12 January 1588 in Edwardstone, Suffolk, and baptized on 16 January in Groton in the same county, the son of Adam Winthrop (1548–1623) and Anne Browne (c.1557–1629).

The Winthrops had moved to Groton...

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