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Wills, Johnlocked

(1741–1806)
  • Philip Carter

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Wills, John (1741–1806), college head and benefactor, was born at Seaborough, Somerset, the only son of John Wills. He was educated at Hertford College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 18 March 1758, and soon after transferred to Wadham College. He graduated BA in 1761, proceeded MA on 13 July 1765, and was elected a fellow of ...

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