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Long, Rogerlocked

(1680–1770)
  • Liba Taub

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Long, Roger (1680–1770), astronomer, was born on 2 February 1680 at Croxton Park, Norfolk, the son of Thomas Long, a gentleman. Following an early education at Norwich grammar school he was admitted as a sizar at Pembroke College, Cambridge, on 4 March 1697. He graduated BA in 1701, was elected fellow in 1703, and graduated MA in 1704....

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