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Gay, Johnlocked

(1699–1745)
  • Jonathan Harris

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Gay, John (1699–1745), writer on philosophy, was born at Meeth, Devon, the second son of James Gay (1655–1720), rector of Upton Pyne, near Exeter, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1732), daughter of Nicholas Hooper of Fulbrook, Braunton, Devon. The poet John Gay...

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