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date: 24 August 2019

Crisp, Stephenlocked

(1628–1692)
  • Adrian Davies

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Crisp, Stephen (1628–1692), Quaker activist and writer, was born in Colchester, the son of Stephen Crisp (d. 1671), a clothier, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1666). Crisp was religiously inclined from an early age. In an account of his life published posthumously he reveals how at the age of nine or ten he sought 'the Power of ...

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Essex Record Office, Chelmsford
Religious Society of Friends, London
R. L. Greaves & R. Zaller, eds., , 3 vols. (1982–4)