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Phillips, Georgelocked

(1804–1892)
  • J. W. Clark
  • , revised by R. S. Simpson

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Phillips, George (1804–1892), orientalist, third son of Francis Phillips, farmer, was born at Dunwich in Suffolk on 11 January 1804 and baptized at Westleton on 5 February. Soon afterwards the family moved to Otley, Suffolk. After spending his early years in farm work, and acquiring a knowledge of mathematics in his spare time, ...

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