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Hales, Williamlocked

(1747–1831)
  • W. W. Wroth
  • , revised by Philip Carter

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Hales, William (1747–1831), Church of Ireland clergyman and scientific writer, born on 8 April 1747, was the son of Samuel Hales, who was for many years curate and preacher at the cathedral church of Cork. He was educated by his maternal uncle, James Kingston...

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J. Nichols & J. B. Nichols, , 8 vols. (1817–58); repr. (1966)