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date: 28 February 2021

Darwin, Erasmuslocked

  • Maureen McNeil


Darwin, Erasmus (1731–1802), physician and natural philosopher, was born on 12 December 1731 at Elston Hall, near Nottingham, the seventh child of Robert Darwin (1682–1754), a lawyer of independent means who had retired early, and his wife, Elizabeth (formerly Hill; 1702–1797). Darwin had three brothers and three sisters. He was sent to the ...

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