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Neile, William (1637–1670), mathematician, was the eldest son of Sir Paul Neile (bap. 1613, d. 1682x6) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Clarke, and the grandson of Richard Neile, archbishop of York, in whose palace at Bishopthorpe he was born on 7 December 1637. He entered ...