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Popham, Sir John

David Ibbetson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22543

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Popham, Sir John (c. 1531–1607), judge and speaker of the House of Commons, was born into a Somerset family of considerable antiquity. He was the second son of Alexander Popham of Huntworth (d. 1557) and Joan Stradling of St Donats, Glamorgan. He is said to have been educated at ...

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