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Harcourt, William Venables Vernonlocked

(1789–1871)
  • Jack Morrell

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Harcourt, William Venables Vernon (1789–1871), founder of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, was born on 1 June 1789 at Sudbury, Derbyshire, the fourth son in a family of eleven boys and five girls of Edward Vernon Harcourt (1757–1847), and his wife, ...

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