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Peyton, Sir John

Sebastian Sobecki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 1117 words.

Peyton, Sir John (1579–1635), soldier, spy, and administrator, was probably born at Beaupré Hall in Outwell, Norfolk, in 1579, the only son of Sir John Peyton (1544–1630), soldier and...

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