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date: 04 March 2021

Batten, Sir Williamlocked

  • C. S. Knighton


Batten, Sir William (1600/01–1667), naval officer, was the second son of Andrew Batten, mariner, of Easton in Gordano, Somerset, where he was born. He became a freeman of the Merchant Taylors in 1623 and in 1625, by a licence of 23 September, aged twenty-four, he married ...

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