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Machin, Johnlocked

(bap. 1686?, d. 1751)
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Machin, John (bap. 1686?, d. 1751), astronomer, was possibly the son of John and Mary Machin who was baptized on 17 October 1686 at St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London. Nothing is known of his early years or his education, but he was elected a fellow of the ...

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