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Webster, Johnlocked

(1611–1682)
  • Antonio Clericuzio

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Webster, John (1611–1682), schoolmaster and polemicist, was born on 3 February 1611 at Thornton on the Hill in the parish of Coxwold, Yorkshire, the son of Edward Webster. Claims that he was a student at Cambridge appear to be without foundation. In the early 1630s he studied chemistry under the Hungarian ...

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