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date: 21 October 2020

Lawson, Williamlocked

(1553/4–1635)
  • John Considine

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Lawson, William (1553/4–1635), writer on gardening and Church of England clergyman, was probably a member of the extensive northern English gentry family of Lawson, but his parents' names are not known. He was ordained deacon in 1580, and became vicar of Ormesby, near ...

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