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date: 14 October 2019

King, Richardlocked

(1810/11–1876)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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King, Richard (1810/11–1876), Arctic traveller and ethnologist, was born in London, the son of Richard King. He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and in 1824 began a seven-year apprenticeship to an apothecary. In 1832 he was made licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries...

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