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date: 03 July 2020

Jortin, Johnlocked

  • B. W. Young


Jortin, John (1698–1770), ecclesiastical historian and literary critic, was born on 23 October 1698 in the parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the son of a French Huguenot, Renatus Jortin (d. 1707), government official, who had been educated at Saumur, and Martha...

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