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Shepherd, Anthonylocked

(1721?–1796)
  • Liba Taub

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Shepherd, Anthony (1721?–1796), astronomer, was born at Kendal, Westmorland, the elder son of Arthur Shepherd. Following his schooling at Kendal under Mr Towers, he was admitted to St John's College, Cambridge, on 27 June 1740, at the age of nineteen. He received the degree of BA in 1744 and proceeded MA from ...

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