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date: 31 March 2020

Donn [Donne], Benjaminlocked

(1729–1798)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Donn [Donne], Benjamin (1729–1798), mathematician and cartographer, was born in Bideford, Devon, and baptized there on 22 June 1729, the last of six children of George Donn (b. in or before 1680, d. in or after 1750) and his wife, Elizabeth, née...

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