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Starkey [formerly Stirk], George [pseud. Eirenaeus Philalethes]locked

(1628–1665)
  • William R. Newman

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Starkey [formerly Stirk], George [pseud. Eirenaeus Philalethes] (1628–1665), alchemist, medical practitioner, and writer, was born George Stirk on 8 or 9 June 1628 in Bermuda, the first child of George Stirk or Stirke (c.1595–1637), a Scottish minister of Calvinist persuasions who had settled there in 1622, and ...

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