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...Wren, Matthew (1629–72) Wren, Christopher Matthew Wren was born on 20 August 1629 in Cambridge and died there on 14 June 1672. He was buried with his father at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. The eldest son of Matthew Wren, Master of Peterhouse...
...Taylor, Nathaniel William Nathaniel William Taylor was born on 23 June 1786 in New Milford, Connecticut, the youngest of Ann and Nathaniel Taylor's three children (that lived to adulthood). His forebears had been residents of New England...
...Glasier, John Bruce Morris, William John Bruce Glasier was born in Glasgow on 25 March 1859 and died in London on 4 June 1920. The son of a farmer and cattle dealer from Ayrshire in Scotland, he was trained as an architectural draftsman...
...Crucé, Émeric Émeric Crucé, sometimes mistakenly called de Lacroix or de La Croix, from his Latin name Emericus Crucaeus, was probably born in Paris Paris in 1590 and died in the same city in 1648. Nothing is known about his early...
...Dawes, Manesseh Little is known of Manesseh Dawes’ life except that he was a barrister at the Inner Temple but left the Bar and lived at Clifford’s Inn, where he died on 2 April 1829. He wrote An Essay on Intellectual Liberty in 1780...
...Lilburne, John Whitehall, John Hobbes, Thomas John Whitehall was a barrister and author of two works critical of Hobbes . Both were written very much from a lawyer’s point of view and therefore had much in common with the criticisms...
...Lawson, George George Lawson was born in Yorkshire, probably in the tiny village of Langliffe in May 1598. He died in July 1678 and is buried in More church. In 1615 he entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge as a sizar, suggesting that his...
...Enden, Franciscus van den Franciscus van den Enden was born in Antwerp on 9 February 1602. His parents, Joannes van den Enden and Barbara Janssens, although mere weavers by profession, were able to send him to an Augustinian school. He...
...Robert Morris's contributions to the intellectual culture of the Enlightenment are not as well known as his reputation as the “Financier of the American Revolution.” Practical by nature, Morris was a cosmopolitan with a mind filled...
...Quincy, Josiah, Jr. Josiah Quincy, Jr., of Massachusetts would be known posthumously as “the patriot” to distinguish him from his father and son of the same name. His merchant father became a presence in Boston as well as in Braintree...