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date: 22 November 2019

Parr, Thomas [called Old Parr]locked

(d. 1635)
  • Keith Thomas

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Parr, Thomas [called Old Parr] (d. 1635), supposed centenarian, was reputedly the son of John Parr, husbandman, of Winnington in the parish of Alberbury, Shropshire. He came to public notice in 1635, when John Taylor, the ‘Water Poet’, published a colourful account of ...

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