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date: 15 October 2019

Downing, Sir George, first baronetlocked

(1623–1684)
  • Jonathan Scott

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Downing, Sir George, first baronet (1623–1684), diplomat and financial reformer, was born in Dublin in August 1623, the son of Emmanuel Downing (1585–1659), attorney and clerk, of the Inner Temple and Lucy (1601–1679), sister of John Winthrop, first governor of the colony of ...

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