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Gonson, Williamlocked

(d. 1544)
  • John Bennell

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Gonson, William (d. 1544), naval administrator, was a son of Christopher Gonson (d. 1498?) of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, and his wife, Elizabeth. Another son, Bartholomew, became vicar there. Nothing is known of William's early life: he was possibly the Captain William Gonson...

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