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  • E. Charles Nelson


Threlkeld, Caleb (1676–1728), physician and botanist, the third son of Thomas Threlkeld (1646–1712) and Bridget Brown (c.1654–1712), was born on 31 May 1676 at Keibergh, Kirkoswald, Cumberland. By 1696 he was enrolled as a student in the University of Glasgow; he matriculated into the third class (logic) that year, but did not graduate. He married, on 7 March 1698, ...

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