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date: 13 July 2020

Greatrakes, Valentine [nicknamed the Stroker]locked

(1629–1683)
  • Peter Elmer

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Greatrakes, Valentine [nicknamed the Stroker] (1629–1683), faith healer, was born on 14 February 1629 at Affane, co. Waterford, Ireland, the eldest son of William Greatrakes (1573–c.1643), landowner, and his wife, Mary (d. c.1656), daughter of Sir Edward Harris (1575–1636)...

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