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date: 24 February 2020

Heath, Benjaminlocked

  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by Ian Maxted


Heath, Benjamin (1704–1766), literary scholar and book collector, was born at Exeter on 20 April 1704, the eldest son of Benjamin Heath (1672?–1728), fuller and merchant of Exeter, who married Elizabeth Kelland (buried at St Leonard's, Exeter, in October 1723). His father was a prominent Baptist and he was not baptized in ...

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