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Allestree, Richardlocked

(1621/2–1681)
  • John Spurr

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Allestree, Richard (1621/2–1681), Church of England clergyman, was born at Uppington, near the Wrekin, Shropshire. His father, Richard Allestree, was steward to Sir Richard (afterwards Lord) Newport. According to the hagiographic biography of Allestree by his friend Bishop John Fell, the Allestree family was of ancient stock and had formerly been prosperous: ...

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