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date: 20 October 2020

Wheeler, Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimerlocked

(1890–1976)
  • Jane McIntosh

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Wheeler, Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer (1890–1976), archaeologist and broadcaster, was born on 10 September 1890 in Glasgow, the eldest of the three children and only son of (Robert) Mortimer Wheeler (d. 1936), journalist, and his second wife, Emily Baynes (d. 1951)...

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