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Kersey, John, the elderlocked

(bap. 1616, d. 1677)
  • Ruth Wallis


Kersey, John, the elder (bap. 1616, d. 1677), mathematician, son of Anthony Carsaye or Kersey and Alice Fenimore, was baptized at Bodicote, near Banbury, Oxfordshire, on 23 November 1616. He was employed, probably in the 1630s, as tutor to Alexander and Edmund Denton...

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