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date: 28 February 2020

Bartlett, Sir Frederic Charleslocked

  • D. E. Broadbent
  • , revised by Hugh Series


Bartlett, Sir Frederic Charles (1886–1969), psychologist, was born in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, on 20 October 1886, the second son of William Bartlett, master bootmaker, and his wife, Temperance Matilda Howman. He was educated at home in his teens, his health being thought too poor, following an attack of pleurisy, for him to go away to school. This apparent handicap allowed him to read very widely, and to spend time walking in the ...

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