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date: 25 February 2021

Cruso, Johnlocked

(fl. 1595–1655)
  • Ole Peter Grell


Cruso, John (fl. 1595–1655), poet and military writer, was born in Norwich before 1595, the son of John Cruso, a cloth merchant and church elder, and his wife, Jane Verlincke. His parents had fled Hondschote in Flanders during the 1570s or 1580s. As the eldest son, ...

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