SWINTON, John
(1703–1777)
   An English clergyman who was taken by Etruscomania and who wrote two accounts of the Etruscan language, the second in 1746 using Etruscan letters in the Caslon Etruscan typeface created by the University of Oxford in 1745 to 1746.

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