Emes, Thomas (d. 1707), medical practitioner and millenarian, is of unknown origin, and details of his early life are obscure; he described himself in 1698 as 'chirurgo-medicus' (Dialogue). In 1694 Emes was expelled from the Baptist church in Cripplegate, London, for denying the divinity of Christ and the doctrine of the Trinity. Three years later ...
Fatio, Nicolas, of Duillier (1664–1753), mathematician and natural philosopher, was born at Basel on 16 February 1664, the second son and seventh child of Jean-Baptiste Fatio (1625–1708) and his wife, Catherine (d. 1692), daughter of Gaspard Barbaud.
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Keimer, Samuel (1689–1742), printer, was born on 11 February 1689, probably in the parish of St Thomas's, Southwark, London, the son of Samuel Keimer, a blacksmith. He enrolled in the Merchant Taylors' School, in Suffolk Lane, London, on 11 September 1699. Keimer was apprenticed to ...
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Lacy, John (bap. 1664, d. 1730), self-styled prophet, was baptized on 30 May 1664 in Saffron Walden, Essex. He was the fifth son of Jerome Lacy (fl. 1630–1670) and his wife, Elizabeth (née Pypes; fl. 1630–1670), formerly of Toppesfield, Essex. He acquired a rudimentary knowledge of Latin but, unlike his brothers, did not attend ...