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Cotes, Rogerlocked

(1682–1716)
  • Domenico Bertoloni Meli

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Cotes, Roger (1682–1716), mathematician and astronomer, was born on 10 July 1682 at Burbage, Leicestershire, the second son of Robert Cotes, rector of Burbage, and his wife, Grace, daughter of Major Farmer of Barwell, Leicestershire. Besides his elder brother, Anthony (b. 1681)...

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