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Sibton Abbey
... John the Baptist which cared for the sick ... In 1610 the Abbey and Manor were sold to John Scrivener, son of Ralph Scrivener, an Ipswich barrister grown rich in the wool trade, and the family built an estate nearby ... John Scrivener's brother Matthew was an early Governor of the Virginia Colony, where he drowned in 1609 ...

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