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Gilbert, Williamlocked

(1544?–1603)
  • Stephen Pumfrey

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Gilbert, William (1544?–1603), natural philosopher, was almost certainly born in Colchester, Essex, the first of four children of Jerome Gilbert (d. 1583), lawyer and recorder of Colchester, and his first wife, Elizabeth Coggeshall. Jerome's father William was a weaver, appointed sewer (server) to the chamber to ...

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