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date: 21 October 2019

Gibbons, Grinlinglocked

(1648–1721)
  • David Esterly

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Gibbons, Grinling (1648–1721), woodcarver and sculptor, was born on 14 April 1648 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, one of four known children of James Gibbons (fl. 1637–1659), draper, and Elizabeth Grinling (fl. 1637–1659). Both his parents were English. James Gibbons had been admitted to the freedom of the ...

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