Whosoever, in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may happily strike out his teeth.

- Sir Walter Raleigh, Preface, The History of the World

An ynche in a misse is as good as an ell.

- William Camden, Remaines of a Greater Worke Concerning Britaine, the origin of the saying, "A miss is as good as a mile."

In the year AD 1614...

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These people died in 1614:

1613 - 1614 - 1615

17th century

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