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Wycherley, Williamlocked

(bap. 1641, d. 1716)
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Wycherley, William (bap. 1641, d. 1716), playwright, was baptized on 8 April 1641 in Whitchurch, Hampshire, the son of Daniel Wycherley (1617–1697) and Bethia (c.1618–1700), daughter of William Shrimpton and attendant to the marquess of Winchester. The Wycherleys, a minor landowning gentry family, had been settled at ...

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