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Swinburne, Henry (c. 1551–1624), ecclesiastical lawyer

Sheila Doyle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Swinburne, Henry (c. 1551–1624), ecclesiastical lawyer, was born in Micklegate ward, York, the son of Thomas Swinburne and his wife, Alison Dalynson. He is believed to have been educated in Archbishop Holgate's school in York, and he started his career as a clerk in the office of the registrar of the ...

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