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Ames, Joseph (bap. 1687, d. 1759), bibliographer and antiquary

Robin Myers

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/439

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Ames, Joseph (bap. 1687, d. 1759), bibliographer and antiquary, was born of a seafaring family in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and baptized there on 20 June 1687. He was the son of John Ames (1651-1699?), master in the merchant service, and his wife, Esther (d. 1712?). Both parents were English. The ...

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