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John Brierton

(1572—1619)


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(fl.1572–1619), English rector, participated in Gosnold's expedition (1602) along the New England coast. His enthusiastic account was published as A Briefe and True Relation of the Discouerie of the North Part of Virginia (1602). His name was also spelled Brereton.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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