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Sir Samuel Morland, first baronet (1625–1695) by Pierre Lombart, pubd 1658 (after Sir Peter Lely) Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Morland, Sir Samuel, first baronet (1625–1695), natural philosopher and diplomat, was born in Sulhampstead-Banister, Berkshire, the son of the Revd Thomas Morland (b. 1574/5), the rector, who came from Westmorland; he had two brothers, Thomas and Martin. From 1638 he was educated at ...

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Strange, John (1732–1799), natural philosopher and diplomat, was born in Barnet, Middlesex, and baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn, on 10 March 1732, the second son of Sir John Strange (bap. 1696, d. 1754), master of the rolls, and his wife, Susan Strong (1700/01–1747)...