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Swineshead, Richardlocked

(fl. c. 1340–1354)
  • George Molland

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Swineshead, Richard (fl.c. 1340–1354), natural philosopher, has sometimes been confused with his presumably older contemporary Roger Swineshead, who, like Richard, wrote on logic and natural philosophy and displayed some mathematizing tendencies. Both Swinesheads possibly originated from the Lincolnshire village of Swineshead and may even have been related. What is more certain is that ...

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