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Browne, Williamlocked

(1590/91–1645?)
  • Michelle O'Callaghan

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Browne, William (1590/91–1645?), poet, was the son of Thomas Browne and Joane Healen of Tavistock, Devon. According to Wood, he attended Tavistock grammar school and was sent to Exeter College, Oxford, about 1603, but left without taking a degree (Wood, Ath. Oxon....

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A. Wood, , 2 vols. (1691–2); 2nd edn (1721); new edn, ed. P. Bliss, 4 vols. (1813–20); repr. (1967) and (1969)