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Boyle, Robertlocked

(1627–1691)
  • Michael Hunter

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Boyle, Robert (1627–1691), natural philosopher, was born on 25 January 1627 at Lismore Castle in the province of Munster, Ireland, the fourteenth child and seventh and youngest son of Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), lord high treasurer of Ireland, and his second wife, ...

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