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date: 24 August 2019

Toland, Johnlocked

(1670–1722)
  • Stephen H. Daniel

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Toland, John (1670–1722), freethinker and philosopher, was born on 30 November 1670 on the peninsula of Inishowen, co. Donegal, Ireland. Although his parents are unknown, he supposedly was the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic priest and was probably baptized Seán Eoghain (Sean Owen, John's John)...

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