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date: 06 July 2020

Ogle, Johnlocked

(c. 1652/3–c. 1692)
  • Brian Cowan

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Ogle, John (c. 1652/3–c. 1692), wit and gambler, was born the youngest son of a gentleman at Ashburton in Devon, although one early nineteenth-century chapbook states Northampton. He was educated at Exeter, where he was trained in the arts of gentlemanly comportment, and he excelled at those equestrian displays of chivalry known to contemporaries as '...

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S. Pepys, ed. R. Latham & W. Matthews, 11 vols. (1970–83); repr. (1995); repr. (2000)
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