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Halley, Edmondlocked

(1656–1742)
  • Alan Cook

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Halley, Edmond (1656–1742), astronomer, was born probably on 29 October 1656 at Haggerston in the parish of St Leonard, Shoreditch, a country suburb of London, the eldest of the three children of Edmond Halley (d. 1684), a freeman of London, and his first wife, ...

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