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Lens [Laus] familylocked

(per. c. 1650–1779)
  • Katherine Coombs

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Lens [Laus] family (per.c. 1650–1779), artists, was probably settled in England by Bernard [i] Lens (1630/31–1707/8), who was described by George Vertue as a 'Dutch Preacher' (Vertue, Note books, 5.5) ('4 or 5 books written in English by him … scriptural matters'...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
British Museum, department of prints and drawings, London
[G. Vertue], , ed. K. Esdaile, earl of Ilchester, & H. M. Hake, 6 vols., Walpole Society, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 30 (1930–55); facs. repr. (1968)