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date: 18 October 2019

Briggs, Sir John Thomaslocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Briggs, Sir John Thomas (1781–1865), naval administrator, son of William Briggs, of an old Norfolk family, a direct descendant of the physician William Briggs (c. 1650–1704), and, in a collateral line, of the mathematician Henry Briggs (bap. 1561, d. 1631), was born in ...

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