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date: 29 May 2020

Briggs, Henrylocked

(bap. 1561, d. 1631)
  • Wolfgang Kaunzner


Briggs, Henry (bap. 1561, d. 1631), mathematician, was born at Daisy Bank in the township of Warley, near Halifax, Yorkshire, and baptized on 23 February 1561 at St John's Church, Halifax, the son of Thomas Briggs, farmer, and his wife, Isabel Beste. Mary Briggs...

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