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date: 28 March 2020

Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, first baronetlocked

(1571–1631)
  • Stuart Handley

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Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, first baronet (1571–1631), antiquary and politician, was born at Denton, Huntingdonshire, on 22 January 1571, and baptized there five days later. He was the eldest son of Thomas Cotton (b. in or before 1544, d. 1592), of Conington, Huntingdonshire...

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