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Bunyan, John (1628–88) Preacher and writer of religious works, 

The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

born at Elstow, near Bedford, the son of a brazier. He learned to read and write at the village school and was early set to his father's trade. He was drafted into the Parliamentary army and was stationed at Newport Pagnell, ... ...

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