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Bevis, Johnlocked

(1695–1771)
  • A. M. Clerke
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Bevis, John (1695–1771), physician and astronomer, was born on 31 October 1695, the son of George Bevis of West Harnham, near Salisbury, Wiltshire. His father was a prominent figure during the revolution, having in 1688 spent £2000 to raise and maintain a company of infantry in support of the future king, ...

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