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date: 29 February 2020

Kett, Robertlocked

(c. 1492–1549)
  • John Walter


Kett, Robert (c. 1492–1549), rebel, was the fourth son of Thomas Kett, of Forncett, Norfolk, butcher and landholder (c.1460–1536), and his wife, Margery. His family was descended from the gentry family of Le Chat or Cat which can be traced back in the county to at least the early fourteenth century. That the ...

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