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date: 23 October 2019

Burton, Williamlocked

  • Richard Cust


Burton, William (1575–1645), antiquary, was born on 24 August 1575, the eldest son of Ralph Burton (1547–1619) of Lindley, Leicestershire, and Dorothy (b. 1550), daughter of William Faunt of Foston, Leicestershire. He was educated, along with his younger brother Robert Burton (1577–1640)...

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