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Gray, Stephenlocked

(bap. 1666, d. 1736)
  • Michael Ben-Chaim


Gray, Stephen (bap. 1666, d. 1736), experimental philosopher, was baptized on 26 December 1666 at All Saints' Church, Canterbury, the fifth of the seven children of Matthias Gray (or Graye), a dyer, and Anne Tilman. He came from a family of rapidly rising artisans who lived in ...

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