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date: 18 August 2019

Townshend, Sir Johnlocked

(1567/8–1603)
  • Cecil H. Clough

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Townshend, Sir John (1567/8–1603), landowner and local politician, was the elder son of Sir Roger Townshend (c. 1544–1590), courtier, and his second wife, Jane (c.1547–1618), the eldest daughter of Sir Michael Stanhope of Shelford, Nottinghamshire. In childhood Sir Roger had inherited a house in ...

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