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Billingsley, Sir Henry (d. 1606), merchant and translator, was the third son of William Billingsley (d. 1553), haberdasher, and his wife, Elizabeth Hardy (or Harlow). The Roger Billingsley named by Wood as his father was in fact his grandfather. He matriculated pensioner at ...

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Fleete, Henry (c. 1602–1660/61), merchant and interpreter in America, was born at his family's estate of Chartham Court, Kent, the sixth child and fourth son of William Fleete (b. c.1571), lawyer and gentleman, and his wife, Deborah (d. 1651), daughter of ...

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Frampton, John (fl. 1559–1581), merchant and translator, was a member of a company of Bristol-based merchants trading in Andalusia who was arrested in 1559 by the Spanish Inquisition, and had his property confiscated. He was released from captivity in 1562, but he was not forgotten and in 1571 ...