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Giles Fletcher the Elder
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Biography

Giles Fletcher was baptised on 26 November 1546 in Watford, Hertfordshire, and was therefore probably born in late October or early November (Cooper, ‘Fletcher, Giles’, p. 299, gives 1549 as his year of birth). Since his father, Richard Fletcher (d. 1586), was vicar of Bishop’s Stortford at the time, he is likely to have been born there. He is also known as Giles Fletch…

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Bennett, Clinton, “Giles Fletcher the Elder”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_26908>
First published online: 2015



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