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date: 19 August 2019

Borough, Johnlocked

(c. 1494–1570)
  • R. C. D. Baldwin


Borough, John (c. 1494–1570), seaman, son of Stephen Borough (c.1474–1548), was born at Northam Burrows, Northam, Devon, the eldest of four brothers brought up there. Early seagoing experience off the treacherous north Devon and Cornish shores prepared him well for more challenging tasks with the vice-admiral ...

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