- J. F. Payne
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Jebb, Samuel (1693/4–1772), physician and scholar, was born probably at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, the second son of Samuel Jebb, a maltster. He was educated at Mansfield grammar school, and became a sizar at Peterhouse, Cambridge, on 15 June 1709, aged fifteen. He graduated BA in January 1713. He was intended for the church, but being a nonjuror he was unable to take orders. He remained at ...