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date: 18 September 2020

Parr, Thomas [called Old Parr]locked

(d. 1635)
  • Keith Thomas


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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