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Finet [Finett], Sir John (1570/71–1641), courtier and writer

Roderick Clayton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Finet [Finett], Sir John (1570/71–1641), courtier and writer, was born at Soulton in Kent, the eldest son of Robert Finet (d. 1582), and Agnes Wenlock, daughter of a captain of Calais. His early life is obscure. Whatever his standing, he mixed with the leading Kentish gentry of his day. The ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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