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Winthrop, Fitz John (1639?–1707), colonial governor

James P. Walsh

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/58907

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Winthrop, Fitz John (1639?–1707), colonial governor, was the eldest son of John Winthrop (1606–1676) and Elizabeth Reade (d. 1672), the daughter of Edmund and Elizabeth Reade of Essex. The balance of probability suggests he was born on 14 March 1639 in ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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