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Dover, Robertlocked

(1581/2–1652)
  • F. D. A. Burns

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Dover, Robert (1581/2–1652), organizer of the Cotswold Olimpick games, was born in Great Ellingham, Norfolk, the second son of John Dover, gentleman. He went to Queens' College, Cambridge, as a sizar, matriculating on 15 June 1595, but left without taking a degree. In 1599, at the age of seventeen, he was examined at ...

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