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Barret, Williamlocked

(d. 1584)
  • Christine Woodhead

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Barret, William (d. 1584), commercial agent and consul, is of obscure origins. The earliest mention of Barret concerns his assisting the merchant John Keele to load the Turkey Company's ship Bark Reynolds at Tripoli, Syria, with a cargo of galls, cottons, spices, and silk for its return journey to ...

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