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Digges, Leonardlocked

(c. 1515–c. 1559)
  • Stephen Johnston

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Digges, Leonard (c. 1515–c. 1559), mathematician, was the son of James Digges (d. 1535), of Digges Court, Barham, Kent, and his second wife, Phillippa, daughter of John Engham of Chart, Kent. Little is known of Digges's upbringing, though he appears to have been educated at ...

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