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date: 12 December 2019

Dewsbury, Williamlocked

(c. 1621–1688)
  • Catie Gill

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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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Religious Society of Friends, London