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date: 16 January 2021

Overbury, Sir Thomaslocked

(bap. 1581, d. 1613)
  • John Considine


Overbury, Sir Thomas (bap. 1581, d. 1613), courtier and author, was born at the manor house in Compton Scorfen (Compton Scorpion), near Ilmington, Warwickshire, and baptized on 18 June 1581 at Barton on the Heath. He was the third of the ten children of ...

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