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Chambers, Ephraimlocked

(1680?–1740)
  • Francis Espinasse
  • , revised by Michael Harris

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Chambers, Ephraim (1680?–1740), encyclopaedist, was born at Milton, near Kendal, Westmorland, where his father, Richard Chambers, occupied and owned a small farm. He was one of three sons and two daughters. Educated at Heversham grammar school, Westmorland, he was sent to London...

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