Jack of Newbery

(d. 1520)

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(d. 1520)

John Winchcombe, alias John Smallwood, a clothier from Newbury, whose wealth inspired the authors (including Thomas Deloney) of chapbooks and other stories. According to legend he led 100 ...

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