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Lyell, Charleslocked

(1769–1849)
  • Anne Secord

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Lyell, Charles (1769–1849), botanist and literary scholar, was born on 7 March 1769 at Southampton Buildings, Holborn, London, the eldest son of Charles Lyell (1734–1796), naval officer, and Mary Beale (d. 1813). After attending St Paul's School, London, he was educated at ...

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