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date: 29 September 2020

Becket, Williamlocked

  • Sidney Lee
  • , revised by Michael Bevan


Becket, William (1684–1738), surgeon and antiquary, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire. In the early years of the eighteenth century he was well known in London as a surgeon and an enthusiastic antiquary. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society on 11 December 1718 and read three papers on ...

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