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Burton, Robertlocked

  • J. B. Bamborough


Burton, Robert (1577–1640), writer, was born on 8 February 1577 in Leicestershire, the fourth child and second son of Ralph Burton (1547–1619) and his wife, Dorothy, née Faunt (1560–1629).

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