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date: 18 February 2020

Blundell, Williamlocked

(1560–1638)
  • D. R. Woolf

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Blundell, William (1560–1638), antiquary, was the elder of two sons of Richard Blundell (d. 1591/2) and his wife, Anne, of Little Crosby, in the parish of Sefton, near Liverpool. The family, who had been landowners in the area since the thirteenth century, resisted the Reformation and suffered persecution throughout the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Following the regular family practice of education abroad, in 1580 ...

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