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date: 07 May 2021

Oxlee, Johnlocked

(1779–1854)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by John D. Haigh

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Oxlee, John (1779–1854), philologist and writer on theology, son of a well-to-do farmer in Yorkshire, was born at Guisborough in Cleveland, Yorkshire, on 25 September 1779, and educated at Sunderland. After working as a tailor for a short time he studied mathematics and Latin, taught classics at a school near ...

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