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^•recorded in Lincolnshire in 1275, Jene being a contemporary rendering of John, influenced by the French (and Norman) Jean. A mere four years later, though, we find Matilda Jones in Huntingdonshire -and many other early examples follow.

Jones is especially widespread in Wales because patronymics were widely used there until the 19th century. Perhaps the most influential Jones was not a Welsh one at all, but Inigo Jones (1573-1652), son of a London clothworker who rose, through shear genius, to become one of Britain's greatest architects. Almost single-handedly, Jones introduced and popularised Classical architecture, changing the appearance and entire attitude of this country forever. □

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