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Venn, John (bap. 1586, d. 1650), parliamentarian activist and regicide

Keith Lindley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28186

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Venn, John (bap. 1586, d. 1650), parliamentarian activist and regicide, was baptized at Lydiard St Lawrence in Somerset on 8 April 1586, the second son of Simon Venn, of yeoman stock, and his wife, Maud Lawrence. He was bound apprentice to the Merchant Taylors' Company...

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