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Faithorne, William [known as William Faithorne the elder] (c. 1620-1691), engraver

Antony Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198604761
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9102
Faithorne, William [known as William Faithorne the elder] (c. 1620-1691), engraver

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Faithorne, William [known as William Faithorne the elder] (c. 1620-1691), engraver, was apprenticed in the Goldsmiths' Company to the printseller William Peake for ten years from 9 October 1635, and the date of birth given here is deduced from this; the traditional date of about 1616 is derived from Buckeridge's ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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