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date: 20 October 2020

Chamberlayne, Williamlocked

(c. 1619–1689)
  • Nicholas Jagger


Chamberlayne, William (c. 1619–1689), poet and playwright, was the second son of Warder and Mary Chamberlayne of Hindon, Wiltshire, later of Shaftesbury. Details of his education are unknown but he did practise as a physician in Shaftesbury. In 1644 the civil war saw ...

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