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Taylor, Brooklocked

(1685–1731)
  • Lenore Feigenbaum

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Taylor, Brook (1685–1731), mathematician, was born on 18 August 1685 in Edmonton, Middlesex, the eldest son of John Taylor (1655–1729), merchant, and his wife, Olivia (d. 1716), daughter of Sir Nicholas Tempest, baronet, of Durham. John's puritan father, Nathaniel Taylor (d...

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