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date: 21 October 2019

Gourdon [Gorden], Williamlocked

(fl. 1603–1616)
  • Anita McConnell

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Gourdon [Gorden], William (fl. 1603–1616), mariner and travel writer, was born at Hull; nothing is known of his parents and he subsequently found employment on the merchant vessels of the Russia Company trading to northern Russia. He is probably the W. Gorden, factor and overseer, who recorded his experiences between April and September 1603 as ...

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