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Shelton familylocked

(per. 1504–1558)
  • Joseph S. Block


Shelton family (per. 1504–1558), gentry, took their name from the village of Shelton some 10 miles south of Norwich. They had been landowners in East Anglia since at least the beginning of the thirteenth century, before becoming briefly prominent under Henry VIII and his children. The change in their fortunes originated in a marriage. ...

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