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date: 06 May 2021

Sylvester, Josuah [Joshua]locked

  • Susan Snyder


Sylvester, Josuah [Joshua] (1562/3–1618), poet and translator, was born in Kent. His parentage is uncertain—his father may have been Thomas Silvester, a clothier of Burford, Oxfordshire, whose will of 1585 names a second son, Josua—but the major fostering figure in his early life was his uncle, ...

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