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Brownrigg, Williamlocked

(1711–1800)
  • Herbert T. Pratt

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Brownrigg, William (1711–1800), physician and chemist, was born at High Close Hall, Cumberland, on 24 March 1711, the eldest of seven children of George Brownrigg (d. c.1760). After being apprenticed to a local physician and then studying medicine in London, 1733–5, he completed his education at the ...

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