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Smith, Robertlocked

(bap. 1689, d. 1768)
  • Geoffrey Cantor

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Smith, Robert (bap. 1689, d. 1768), mathematician and benefactor, was baptized on 16 October 1689 at Lea, near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the son of John Smith (d. 1710), rector of Gate Burton, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Hannah, née Cotes (d. 1719). His father, who had been educated at ...

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