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date: 06 March 2021

Hauksbee, Francislocked

(1688–1763)
  • Larry Stewart

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Hauksbee, Francis (1688–1763), instrument maker and lecturer on science, was born in April 1688 in London, the son of John Hauksbee of the Drapers' Company and his wife, Mary. He was the nephew of the instrument maker Francis Hauksbee the elder (d. 1713)...

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