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Fitch, William [name in religion Benet of Canfield]locked

(1562–1610)
  • Stephen Innes

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Fitch, William [name in religion Benet of Canfield] (1562–1610), Capuchin friar, was born at Little Canfield in Essex, the third son of William Fitch (d. 1578) and his second wife, Anne (née Wiseman). His family was socially and economically well-to-do with a religious persuasion which was protestant, inclining to puritanism. As a young man, ...

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