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date: 16 April 2021

Dampier, Williamlocked

(1651–1715)
  • Joel H. Baer

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Dampier, William (1651–1715), buccaneer and explorer, was born in August and baptized on 5 September 1651 at East Coker, Somerset, the second of six children of tenant farmers George Dampier (1618?–1658) and his wife, Anne (d. 1665).

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