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date: 23 October 2019

Newport, Christopherlocked

(1561– August 1617)
  • David R. Ransome

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Newport, Christopher (1561– August 1617), privateer and sea captain, was christened at Harwich, England, on 29 December 1561, the son of Christopher Newport, a shipmaster, and Jane (maiden name unknown). Young Christopher presumably served a North Sea apprenticeship before venturing into oceanic waters. He was serving on the ...

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