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date: 18 January 2020

Dewsbury, Williamlocked

(c. 1621–1688)
  • Catie Gill


Dewsbury, William (c. 1621–1688), Quaker activist, was born and raised in Allerthorpe, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Of his father and mother nothing is known, beyond the speculation by Smith that William's father died when he was eight years old. Dewsbury's upbringing, working life, and religious experiences are discussed in his ...

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