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Shaw, Georgelocked

  • B. B. Woodward
  • , revised by Jacob W. Gruber


Shaw, George (1751–1813), natural historian, was born on 10 December 1751 at Bierton, Buckinghamshire, the younger of two sons of the Revd Timothy Shaw, vicar of Bierton. He was educated at home by his father until 1765, with a strong interest in natural history, then entered ...

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