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Salisbury [formerly Markham], Richard Anthonylocked

(1761–1829)
  • D. E. Allen

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Salisbury [formerly Markham], Richard Anthony (1761–1829), botanist and horticulturist, was born in Leeds on 2 May 1761, the only son (there were also two daughters) of Richard Markham, a Leeds cloth merchant. His mother was descended from Jonathan Laycock of Shaw Hill...

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R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)