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an English Member of Parliament who represented an unusually large number of different constituencies during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. A prominent member of the Kent and Sussex gentry, Lennard was High Sheriff of Kent in 1590-1. He entered Parliament in 1571 as member for Launceston (Cornwall). He subsequently also represented Bramber (1584-5), St Mawes (1586-7), Christchurch (1589), St Germans (1593), Rye (1597), Liskeard (1601) and Sussex (1614).
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Gelasin: A dimple in the cheek that comes with smiling. Greek gelasinos; gelan, to laugh. Sampson Lennard in his tra...
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Sampson Lennard15441571
 
16141615, Sep 20

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16291626/1630
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