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Hughes, Williamlocked

(d. 1683)
  • B. D. Jackson
  • , revised by Anne Pimlott Baker


Hughes, William (d. 1683), horticultural writer, worked on board a pirate ship in the West Indies, and then visited, among other places, Barbados, St Kitts, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Florida. After his return, about 1652, he worked, probably as a gardener, for the dowager ...

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