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date: 29 October 2020

Whiston, Williamlocked

  • 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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