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Wood, Robertlocked

(1716/17–1771)
  • D. M. White

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Wood, Robert (1716/17–1771), traveller and classical scholar, was probably born in the manse at Summerhill, co. Meath, where his father, Alexander James Wood (1683–1747), who came from Dunmurry, co. Antrim, was the Presbyterian minister. Few details are known of Wood's early life and education. ...

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