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Henry Smith
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Date of Birth: Probably 1560

Place of Birth: Withcote, Leicestershire

Date of Death: 4 July 1591

Place of Death: Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire


Henry Smith was born into a wealthy Leicestershire family, probably in 1560. In 1573, he became a fellow-commoner at Queens’ College, Cambridge, but soon left to study privately with Richard Greenham (1535-94), rector of Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshir…

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Bennett, Clinton, “Henry Smith”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 November 2020

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