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Worthies/Knights of Devon

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  • Sir Richard Coffyn (1139 - d.)
    Sir Jean Ricardus Chauvin - Son of Jean Nicholas Chauvin _______________ Domesday records show a Sir Jean Ricardus Chauvin coming from Normandy about the time William the Conqueror triumphed at Has...
  • William Coffin (c.1495 - 1538)
    About his death: BRITISH HISTORY ONLINE: MARGARET COFFYN to CROMWELL. Begs him to intimate to the King the death of her husband. He died of the great sickness, full of God's marks over all his body...

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THE WORTHIES OF DEVON.

A WORK, WHEREIN THE LIVES AND FORTUNES OF

THE MOST FAMOUS DIVINES, STATESMEN, SWORDSMEN, PHYSICIANS WRITERS, AND OTHER EMINENT PERSONS,

==Natives of that most Noble Province==

FROM BEFORE THE NORMAN CONQUEST, DOWN TO THE PRESENT AGE, ARE MEMORIZED,

IN AN ALPHABETICAL ORDER,

OUT OF THE MOST APPROVED AUTHORS, BOTH IN PRINT AND MANUSCRIPT.

IN WHICH AN ACCOUNT IS GIVEN, NOT ONLY OF DIVERS VERY DESERVING PERSONS (MANY OF WHICH WERE NEVER HITHERTO MADE PUBLICK) BUT OF SEVERAL ANTIENT AND NOBLE FAMiLIES THEIR SEATS AND HABITATIONS. THE DISTANCE THEY BEAR AS TO THE NEXT GREAT TOWNS THEIR COAXS OP ARMS FAIKLY CUT. WITH OTHER THINGS, NO LESS PROFITABLE, THAN PLEASANT AND DELIGHTFUL

BY JOHN PRINCE,

VICAR OF BERRY.POMEROY, IN THE SAME COUNTY.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR REES AND CURTIS, PLYMOUTH^

EDWARD UPHAM, EXETER, AND LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORMe! LONDON.

1810.