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Whiston, William (1667–1752), natural philosopher and theologian  

Stephen D. Snobelen

Whiston, William (1667–1752), natural philosopher and theologian, was born on 9 December 1667 at the rectory, Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire, the fourth of the nine children of Josiah Whiston (1622–1685), rector at Norton, and his wife, Katherine (1639–1701), daughter of Gabriel Rosse, the previous incumbent at ...


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Whiston, William (1667–1752)  

Maker: Sarah Hoadly


William Whiston (1667–1752) after Sarah Hoadly, c. 1720 © National Portrait Gallery, London