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date: 24 January 2020

Place, Francislocked

  • William Thomas


Place, Francis (1771–1854), radical and chronicler, was born on 3 November 1771, the illegitimate son of Simon Place and Mary Gray.

Simon Place was by trade a baker who had become the keeper of a '...

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