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Kynaston, Sir Francis (1586/7–1642), writer and founder of an academy of learning

R. Malcolm Smuts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198117650
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15822
Kynaston, Sir Francis (1586/7–1642), writer and founder of an academy of learning

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Kynaston, Sir Francis (1586/7–1642), writer and founder of an academy of learning, was born in Oteley, Shropshire, the eldest son of Sir Edward Kynaston (d. after 1638), gentleman, and his wife, Isabel, daughter of Sir Nicholas Bagenall. He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford...

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