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date: 15 November 2019

Dawkins, Jameslocked

  • M. St John Parker


Dawkins, James (1722–1757), antiquary and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Jamaica, the eldest of four sons of Henry Dawkins (1698–1744) of Clarendon, Jamaica, a wealthy sugar planter, and his wife, Elizabeth (1697?–1757), third daughter of Edward Pennant of Clarendon, chief justice of the island, and his wife, ...

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