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date: 01 March 2021

Watson, Williamlocked

(1559?–1603)
  • Mark Nicholls

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Watson, William (1559?–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator, was born, by his own calculation, on 23 April 1559. Apart from the fact that he hailed from co. Durham nothing is known of his family. According to his never entirely trustworthy autobiographical note, apparently written for ...

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