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date: 22 September 2019

Peake, Robert II (Sir)locked

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British, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1592, in London; died 1667, probably in London.

Engraver, print dealer.

Sir Robert Peake II was the son of Robert Peake I; though some historians think there was only one person of this name. He was a print seller and published the plates of his friends Faithborne and Hollar. He took an active part in the Civil War and served in the royalist army as a lieutenant-colonel. Peake was given a knighthood in ...

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