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Reid, Thomas (d. 1624), philosopher, translator, and founder of the first public reference library in Scotland, was one of the family of six sons and three daughters of James Reid (d. 1602?), minister of Banchory-Ternan, Kincardineshire, and burgess of Aberdeen. He was educated at ...

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Scot [Scott], Michael (d. in or after 1235), translator, philosopher, and astrologer, may have been a member of the Scott family of Balwearie, near Kirkcaldy, in Fife. His date of birth is unknown.

About 1210 Scot went to Toledo, where, with one Abuteus...

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Taylor, Thomas (1758–1835), philosopher and translator, was born on 15 May 1758 near Bunhill Fields, London, the son of Joseph Taylor, staymaker, of Round Court, St Martin's-le-Grand; details of his mother are unknown. He was sickly as a child and spent some years in ...

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Worthington, John (bap. 1618, d. 1671), Church of England clergyman, translator, and editor of philosophical works, was baptized at Manchester collegiate church on 8 February 1618, one of at least five children of the draper Roger Worthington (d. 1649) and his wife, ...