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...Makdowell, William The Eternal Edict that established an Academy at Groningen, University of Groningen (1614) (see University of Groningen) prescribed a course of philosophy and the artes liberales, not in Platonic or Aristotelian...
...Heereboord, Adriaan Adriaan Heereboord was born in Leiden, University of Leiden on 13 October 1614, the son of Johan Heereboord, a teacher at the local Latin school who later became a surveyor, and Cornelia van Duijfhijzen. After primary...
...Wadsworth, Thomas Thomas Wadsworth was born in Southwark, London on 15 December 1630 and died there on 29 October 1676. He was educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1650–51, and was elected a Fellow in 1652. In 1654...
...Burnett, Thomas, of Kemnay Thomas Burnett was probably born at the family home of Kemnay House in Aberdeenshire and died on 26 February 1729. We know nothing about his education. Burnett was admitted to the Scottish Bar but did not practise...
...Houten, Cornelius van Cornelius van Houten was the oldest son of Antonius van Houten, a Reformed minister, and Magdalena Pothuisen, born in the city of Zwammerdam in the year 1662. He attended the Latin school in Gouda and matriculated...
...Locke, JohnFancourt, Samuel Samuel Fancourt was born in the West Country and died in London on 8 June 1768. He was a minister and tutor at Salisbury from 1718 to 1730. After leaving Salisbury, in consequence of a controversy on free...
...Gifford, Richard Richard Gifford was born in Shropshire and died at Duffield, Derbyshire on 1 March 1807. He spent his early life in Shropshire and then went to Balliol College, Oxford, receiving his BA in 1748. He took holy orders...
...Meikle, James James Meikle was born at Carnwath, Clydesdale on 19 May 1730 and died at Biggar on 7 December 1799. He was educated at home by his friends. He was a surgeon and served in the Royal Navy. He attacked materialism (probably...
...Dawson, John John Dawson was born near Sedbergh in Yorkshire and died at Sedbergh on 19 September 1820. He was the author of an anonymously published tract entitled The Doctrine of Philosophical Necessity briefly invalidated (1781)....
...Berington, Joseph Joseph Berington was born in Shropshire and died at Buckland, Berkshire on 1 December 1827. He was sent to the college at St Omer at a very young age and served as a priest in France for several years before returning...