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Richard Rowlands (c. 1550 – 1640), Anglo - Dutch antiquary, whose real name was Verstegen (usually anglicized Verstegan ), was the son of a cooper established in East London. His grandfather, Theodore Roland Verstegen, a Dutch emigrant, came from Gelderland to the Kingdom of England c. 1500.

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