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Lower, Sir Williamlocked

(c. 1570–1615)
  • J. J. Roche


Lower, Sir William (c. 1570–1615), politician and natural philosopher, was the eldest of the six sons of Thomas Lower and his wife, Jane, née Reskimer, minor Cornish gentry of St Winnow, near Lostwithiel. His father 'thrust forth his sonnes to be trayned in martiall knowledge and exercise for the publike service of the country' (...

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