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Dyer, Sir Jameslocked

(1510–1582)
  • J. H. Baker

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Dyer, Sir James (1510–1582), judge, law reporter, and speaker of the House of Commons, was born between January and March 1510, the second son of Richard Dyer (d. 1523) of Wincanton, Somerset; his mother's surname was Walton. There was an old tradition that he spent some time at ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
S. T. Bindoff, ed., , 3 vols. (1982)