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Gent, Thomas (c. 1530-1593), judge

John Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Gent, Thomas (c. 1530-1593), judge, was the first son of William Gent and his second wife, Agnes, daughter and heir of Thomas Carr of Thurlow, Suffolk. The Gent family had been seated at Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, since the fourteenth century, and so this William Gent is seemingly to be distinguished ...

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