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Hutchinson, John (1674–1737), naturalist and theologian  

Scott Mandelbrote

Hutchinson, John (1674–1737), naturalist and theologian, was born at Spennithorne, near Middleham, Yorkshire. His father, also John Hutchinson, was of yeoman status and possessed an estate worth £40 per annum. At first he wanted his son to qualify as an estate steward, and sent him to school at ...

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Ray [formerly Wray], John (1627–1705), naturalist and theologian  

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Ray [formerly Wray], John (1627–1705), naturalist and theologian, was born at Black Notley, near Braintree, Essex, on 29 November 1627, the third child of Roger Wray (bap. 1594, d. 1655), a blacksmith, and his wife, Elizabeth (c.1600–1679), who was noted for her piety and her knowledge of medicinal herbs. Until 1670 he spelled his surname with an initial W, which he dropped in order to facilitate the Latinizing of his name....

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