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Caton, Williamlocked

  • Nicholas McDowell


Caton, William (1636–1665), Quaker preacher, details of whose parentage and early childhood are unknown, was probably brought up in north-west England in an orthodox Calvinist environment of prayer, sermon, and scripture. At fourteen he was taken by his father to Swarthmoor Hall, near ...

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