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Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector, whose family background and education are obscure, distinguished herself initially in her services to the royal family, especially to Queen Caroline and Augusta, princess of Wales. The infant George III was delivered by her. Kennon was highly respected for her professional acumen and, at the time of her death, could command ...

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Witt, George (1804–1869), physician and collector of phallic antiquities, was born at Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire, on 25 March 1804, the fifth son of Matthew Witt (1765–1824), a yeoman farmer, and his wife Sarah, née Wollard (1767–1851). An elder brother, ...