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Digby, John, first earl of Bristollocked

(1580–1653)
  • David L. Smith

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Digby, John, first earl of Bristol (1580–1653), diplomat and politician, was born in February 1580, the fourth and youngest son of Sir George Digby (d. 1586), of Coleshill, Warwickshire, and of Abigail Heveningham of Ketteringham, Norfolk. He became a fellow-commoner of Magdalen College, Oxford...

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