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Smith, Sir Thomaslocked

  • Ian W. Archer


Smith, Sir Thomas (1513–1577), scholar, diplomat, and political theorist, was born on 23 December 1513 at Saffron Walden, the second son of John Smith (d. 1557), a small-scale sheep farmer, and Anne Charnock (d. 1547), of Lancashire origins. His health was not good and he applied himself to learning, going to ...

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