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Pulteney, Richardlocked

(1730–1801)
  • I. D. Hughes

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Pulteney, Richard (1730–1801), botanist and physician, was born on 17 February 1730 at Loughborough, Leicestershire, the sole survivor of the eleven children of Samuel Pulteney (1674–1754), a prosperous tailor, and Mary Tomlinson (1692–1759), a native of the nearby village of Hathern. The family belonged to a sect known as ...

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