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date: 21 October 2019

Burton, Johnlocked

(1696–1771)
  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by M. J. Mercer

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Burton, John (1696–1771), Church of England clergyman and tutor, was born at Wembworthy, Devon, the son of Samuel Burton (d. 1707), rector of that parish. He was educated at schools in Okehampton and Tiverton, and—following his father's death—in Ely, where he was placed under the guardianship of the ...

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