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Cope, Sir Walterlocked

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Cope, Sir Walter (1553?–1614), administrator, was probably born at Hardwick Manor, near Banbury, Oxfordshire. His father was Edward Cope (d. 1557), a gentleman farmer, and his mother, Elizabeth (d. 1587), daughter of Walter Mohun of Overstone and Wollaston, Northamptonshire. On their father's early death he was the third son of a family consisting of four sons and three daughters. He was entered at ...

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