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Vertue, George (1684-1756), engraver and antiquary

Martin Myrone

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/28252
Vertue, George (1684-1756), engraver and antiquary

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Vertue, George (1684-1756), engraver and antiquary, was born in the parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on 17 November 1684, the eldest child of Roman Catholic parents, James Vertue (d. 1711) and Mary Carter (c.1663-1743). His mother had been a servant in the household of the duke of York (the future ...

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