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date: 25 January 2020

Cromwell, Henrylocked

(1659–1728)
  • Jonathan Pritchard

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Cromwell, Henry (1659–1728), translator and poet, was born on 15 January 1659 at Clifton, Bedfordshire, the second son and third child of Thomas Cromwell (1609–1660), a first cousin of Oliver Cromwell, the lord protector, and Elizabeth Dixie (b. 1627?). It is probable that he was educated at home....

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