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Allestree, Richard (b. before 1582, d. c. 1643), almanac maker and mathematician  

Bernard Capp

Allestree, Richard (b. before 1582, d. c. 1643), almanac maker and mathematician, was a younger son of William Allestree (b. before 1520, d. 1581) and his wife, Ellen. The family lived at Alvaston and Derby. Richard was an uncle of the famous royalist divine ...

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Barrow, Isaac (1630–1677), mathematician and theologian  

Mordechai Feingold

Barrow, Isaac (1630–1677), mathematician and theologian, was born in London in October 1630, the son of Thomas Barrow, from a Cambridgeshire family, and his wife, Anne Buggin. Following the death of his mother in 1634 Isaac was sent to his grandfather's house where he remained until his father, already becoming a successful linen draper, married ...

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Ludlam, William (bap. 1717, d. 1788), mathematician and writer on theology  

Charles Platts

revised by H. K. Higton

Ludlam, William (bap. 1717, d. 1788), mathematician and writer on theology, was baptized at St Mary's, Leicester, on 8 April 1717, the son of Richard Ludlam (1680–1728), physician, and his wife, Anne, daughter of William Drury of Nottingham. His father graduated MB at ...