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Wood, Williamlocked

  • David L. Wykes


Wood, William (1745–1808), Unitarian minister and botanist, was born on 29 May 1745 at Collingtree, near Northampton, the son of Benjamin Wood, a member of Philip Doddridge's congregation at Castle Hill, Northampton. He received his grammar school education at the school conducted by the ...

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