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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 ...


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


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)...


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 ...