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date: 29 May 2020

Moseley, Edwardlocked

(1682–1749)
  • William S. Powell

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Moseley, Edward (1682–1749), public official and planter in America, was born of unnoted parentage, probably in London. There he received a splendid education at Christ's Hospital, a charity school for orphan boys founded in 1552 by Edward VI. Boys customarily finished school at the age of fifteen, and so in December 1697, having studied surveying, ...

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