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Walker, Humphrey (d. in or before 1516), gun-founder

Ruth Rhynas Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/52625

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Walker, Humphrey (d. in or before 1516), gun-founder, about whose early life nothing is known, first appears in documentary sources with his payment of quarterage in 1497/8 as a freeman of the Founders' Company of London. By 1499 Walker was acting as a deputy gunner in the ...

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