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Houstoun, Williamlocked

(c. 1704–1733)
  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by D. E. Allen

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Houstoun, William (c. 1704–1733), botanist, may have come from a Scottish landed family in Renfrewshire; he entered St Andrews University in February 1719. The next certain date is that he entered Leiden University in October 1727 and in two years took a degree in physic under ...

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