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date: 28 November 2020

Ligon, Richardlocked

(c. 1585–1662)
  • Karen Ordahl Kupperman


Ligon, Richard (c. 1585–1662), business agent and natural science writer, was the son of Thomas Ligon of Elstone in Wiltshire and his wife, Frances, daughter of Hugh Dennis of Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire. His life before the 1630s is poorly documented, although he was apparently active at court. ...

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