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date: 16 October 2019

Coward, Williamlocked

(1647/8–1738)
  • John Handby Thompson

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Coward, William (1647/8–1738), merchant and benefactor of the Coward Trust, was born to unknown parents. Little is known of his early life, but, after establishing himself in the City of London, on 8 May 1676 he married Mary Watson (bap. 1653), whose parents were dead, and moved to ...

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