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Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist, was born on 5 June 1769 at the vicarage of Willingdon in Sussex. He was the second of four children of the Revd Edward Clarke (1730–1786), traveller and antiquary, and his wife, Anne (1737/8–1802), daughter of ...

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Edward Daniel Clarke (1769–1822) attrib. John Opie Collection Jesus College, Cambridge / Bridgeman Art Library

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Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary, was born at Redruth, Cornwall, and baptized there on 14 June 1735. He was the only son (there was also a daughter, who died in infancy) of surgeon Samuel Pryce (d. 1741)...

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Rashleigh, Philip (1729–1811), mineralogist and antiquary, was born on 28 December 1729 at Aldermanbury, London, the eldest son of Jonathan Rashleigh (1693–1764), a London merchant, and his wife, Mary, née Clayton. Rashleigh matriculated from New College, Oxford, in 1749 but left without taking a degree. Members of the family, owners of estates throughout ...