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Wise, Francislocked

  • Margaret Clunies Ross
  •  and Amanda J. Collins


Wise, Francis (1695–1767), librarian and antiquary, was born in All Saints' parish, Oxford, on 3 June 1695, the eldest son of the eight children of Francis Wise (d. 1713), mercer, and Ann Wilmott. He was educated at New College School, Oxford, and admitted commoner of ...

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