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date: 20 October 2020

Camden, Williamlocked

(1551–1623)
  • Wyman H. Herendeen

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Camden, William (1551–1623), historian and herald, was born on 2 May 1551 at the Old Bailey, London, the son of Sampson Camden and his wife, Elizabeth Curwen. Sampson, originally from Lichfield, had settled in London as a painter–stainer, a profession which made a lasting impression on his son and which ...

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