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Blencowe, Williamlocked

(1683–1712)
  • T. F. Henderson
  • , revised by Philip Carter

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Blencowe, William (1683–1712), cryptographer, was born on 6 January 1683, the third son of Sir John Blencowe (1642–1726), a judge and baron of the exchequer, and his wife, Anne, the eldest daughter of the mathematician and cryptographer John Wallis. He matriculated at Lincoln College, Oxford...

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