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Milner, Isaaclocked

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Milner, Isaac (1750–1820), natural philosopher and dean of Carlisle, was born on 11 January 1750 in Mabgate, Leeds, the third son of a pious mother (c.1715–1796) and an unlucky businessman (c.1715–1760) who had suffered greatly after the Jacobite rising of 1745. He began his education at a grammar school in ...

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