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date: 15 May 2021

Lurting, Thomaslocked

  • Gil Skidmore


Lurting, Thomas (1628x32–1713), sailor and religious writer, was pressed into the navy in 1646 at the age of about fourteen according to his later account. After fighting in Ireland for two years he served in the Dutch and Spanish wars. In time he rose in his profession until he became boatswain's mate in the frigate ...

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Religious Society of Friends, London