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Watts, Thomaslocked

(d. 1742)
  • Ruth Wallis

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Watts, Thomas (d. 1742), mathematician and entrepreneurial agent, was the son of William Watts of Shanks House, near Wincanton, Somerset. He was probably born before 1695 and his education must have been good, although he did not attend either English university. He first appears as author of ...

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