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Fox, Charleslocked

(1797–1878)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Justin Brooke

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Fox, Charles (1797–1878), scientific writer, was born at Falmouth in Cornwall on 22 December 1797, the seventh son of Robert Were Fox (1754–1818), a Quaker shipping agent and Elizabeth (1768–1849), daughter of Joseph Tregelles of Penryn. He was the younger brother of Robert Were Fox (1789–1877), FRS...

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G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)