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date: 20 October 2019

Cox, Captain, of Coventrylocked

(fl. 1575)
  • A. H. Bullen
  • , revised by Elizabeth Goldring

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Cox, Captain, of Coventry (fl. 1575), collector of ballads and romances, is described by his contemporary Robert Laneham as 'an od man, I promiz yoo: by profession a mason, and that right skilfull, very cunning in fens, and hardy az Gawin; … great oversight hath he in matters of storie' (...

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