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Gates, Geoffrey (fl. 1566–1580), soldier and polemicist

D. J. B. Trim

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/71682

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Gates, Geoffrey (fl. 1566–1580), soldier and polemicist, was the eldest son and heir of Geoffrey Gates; his mother was a Pascall of Essex. His uncle was the Essex gentleman Sir John Gates (1504–1553), captain of the guard of Edward VI and chancellor of the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Religion and Politics

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