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date: 10 August 2020

Moore, Sir Jonaslocked

(1617–1679)
  • Frances Willmoth

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Moore, Sir Jonas (1617–1679), mathematician and patron of astronomy, was born on 8 February 1617 at White Lee (now Higher Whitelee Farm) near the village of Higham in Pendle Forest, Lancashire, the second (or second surviving) son of Hugh Moore (d...

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