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...Lilly, William William Lilly was born in Diseworth, Leicestershire on 1 May 1602 and died in Hersham, Surrey on 9 June 1681. Born into a family of humble status, he attended the Grammar School in Ashby-de-la-Zouch from 1613 to 1620, where...

Dudley, Paul (1675–1751)

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...It is legendary in Massachusetts that the Dudley family was arrogant, haughty, and condescending. Nevertheless, its learning and ability was undeniable. The family founder, Thomas (1577–1649), established his power base in Roxbury...
...Anderson, John John Anderson was born at Roseneath in Dumbartonshire (Scotland) and died on 13 January 1796. He was educated in Stirling and at Glasgow University (MA, 1745). He held professorships at Glasgow in oriental languages (1755–7...
...Cullen, William Cleghorn, William (1754–83) William Cleghorn was born at Cramond just outside Edinburgh and died in Dublin on 20 April 1783. His father, John, a farmer, died in 1774 leaving a widow and nine children. The family then moved...
...Long, George George Long was born in Poulton, Lancashire on 4 November 1800, the first son of James Long, a merchant, and died in Chichester on 10 August 1879. He arrived at Trinity College, Cambridge as a Sizar and graduated a Craven...
...Moray, Robert Robert Moray died suddenly in London on 4 July 1673. The son of Sir Mungo Moray of Craigie, Perthshire, he was educated at the University of St Andrews and later in France. Sometime in the 1630s he entered military service...
...Sanderson, Robert Burton, Robert Payne, Robert Robert Payne was born in Abingdon in 1595 or 1596 and died there in early November 1651. The son of a woollen draper who was four times mayor of the town, he was educated at Abingdon Grammar...
...Prichard, James Cowles James Cowles Prichard was born on 11 February 1786, into a Quaker family in Herefordshire, and died in London on 21 August 1848. In 1808 he took his MD degree at Edinburgh University. Motivated not least...
...Banks, Joseph Joseph Banks was born into the landed gentry in London on 13 February 1743 and died at Spring Grove, Isleworth on 19 June 1820. He was educated at Harrow, Eton and then Christ Church, Oxford (1760–63), which he left without...
...Steuart, Robert Scott, William Robert Steuart was trained at Edinburgh (1690–94), graduating under Herbert Kennedy, a regent who included themes from David Gregory and Newton Newton, Isaac ’s Principia in his graduation theses of 1694....