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Atkinson, Stephen (fl. 1586–1619), metallurgist

Leslie Owen Tyson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Atkinson, Stephen (fl. 1586–1619), metallurgist, whose early life is not documented, was a native of London. After serving an apprenticeship to Francis Tiver, a refiner of gold and silver, he was admitted a finer in the Tower of London mint about 1586. After a year spent working at the ...

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Medicinal Chemistry

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