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date: 20 August 2019

Collingwood, Sir Edward Foylelocked

(1900–1970)

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Collingwood, Sir Edward Foyle (1900–1970), mathematician and medical administrator, was born at Lilburn Tower, near Wooler, Northumberland, on 17 January 1900, the eldest of the four sons of Colonel Cuthbert George Collingwood (1848–1933), landowner, of Glanton Pyke, and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of the ...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society