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date: 13 April 2021

Bennet [Bennett], John [alias William Freeman or Hill; called the Golden Farmer]locked

(d. 1690)
  • Barbara White

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Bennet [Bennett], John [alias William Freeman or Hill; called the Golden Farmer] (d. 1690), thief, of unknown parentage, is at present visible only in the last year of his life. On 9 September 1689 the authorities had—or thought they had—him in Newgate prison...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
London Gazette
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