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King, William (1663-1712), writer

A. H. de Quehen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15604
King, William (1663-1712), writer


King, William (1663-1712), writer, was born in London, the son of Ezekias King (b. 1637, d. in or after 1672), gentleman. His forebears included merchants and a clergyman grandparent, Ezekias King, who turned presbyterian and was silenced in 1662. William King was a king's scholar at Westminster School, from 1678 ...

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