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Baffin, William (1584?–1621), Arctic explorer

Wayne K. D. Davies

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195149227
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Baffin, William (1584?–1621), Arctic explorer

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Baffin, William (1584?–1621), Arctic explorer, was probably born in London, possibly in 1584. Neither his parents' names nor details of his early life are known. He certainly married, and may have been the William Baffin who married Susan Hodges at St Bride's, Fleet Street...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making

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