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Digges, Thomaslocked

(c. 1546–1595)
  • Stephen Johnston

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Digges, Thomas (c. 1546–1595), mathematician and member of parliament, was the eldest son of Leonard Digges (c. 1515–c. 1559), practical mathematician, and his wife, Bridget, daughter of Thomas Wilford of Hartridge, Kent. Digges was presumably brought up on his father's estate at Wootton, Kent...

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