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Recorde, Robertlocked

(c. 1512–1558)
  • Stephen Johnston

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Recorde, Robert (c. 1512–1558), mathematician, was the second son of Thomas Recorde of Tenby, Pembrokeshire, and Rose, daughter of Thomas Johns of Machynlleth in Montgomeryshire. Little is known about Recorde's personal life and there is no evidence that he married or had children. A portrait formerly identified as of ...

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