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Vilvain, Robert (bap. 1576, d. 1663), physician and philanthropist

W. P. Courtney

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/28305

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Vilvain, Robert (bap. 1576, d. 1663), physician and philanthropist, was born in the parish of All Hallows, Goldsmith Street, Exeter, and baptized in its church on 17 March 1576. He was the son of Peter Vilvain (d. 1602), steward of Exeter in 1579, and his wife, ...

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