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Whytt, Robertlocked

(1714–1766)
  • Roger French

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Whytt, Robert (1714–1766), physician and natural philosopher, was born in Edinburgh on 6 September 1714. He was the second son of Robert Whytt (d. 1714) of Bennochy, an advocate whose family was traceable to the late fifteenth century and had intermarried with the better-known families of ...

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