Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

London, John oflocked

(fl. c. 1260)
  • Wilbur R. Knorr

Extract

London, John of (fl.c. 1260), mathematician, was praised by Roger Bacon (d. 1292/1294) in his Opus tertium as one of two 'perfect' mathematicians (the other being Peter of Maricourt, called Peregrinus, author of a noted tract on the magnet), and judged superior to two other 'good' mathematicians, namely, ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

Oxford Historical Society
A. B. Emden, , 3 vols. (1957–9); also (1974)
Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research