Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

Arts and Humanities x Pure Mathematics x clear all

Baker, Humphrey (fl. 1557–1574), writer on astrology and arithmetic

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; History of Science and Technology; Pure Mathematics. 318 words.

Baker, Humphrey (fl. 1557–1574), writer on astrology and arithmetic, whose origins are unknown, was living in London when his almanac was published in 1557. A small volume, printed in black...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Brown, George (c. 1650–1730), arithmetician and minister of religion

D. J. Bryden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Pure Mathematics. 720 words.

Brown, George (c. 1650–1730), arithmetician and minister of religion, may be identifiable with the George Brown who attended the University of Aberdeen from 1664, graduating MA in 1668. He...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician

Ruth Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Pure Mathematics. 981 words.

Cocker, Edward (1631/2–1676), calligrapher and arithmetician, is sometimes said to have come from Northamptonshire but this is unsubstantiated. Nothing is known of his parentage and early...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Malton, Thomas, the elder (1726–1801), architectural draughtsman and writer on geometry

Ann Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Geometry. 1893 words.

Malton, Thomas, the elder (1726–1801), architectural draughtsman and writer on geometry, began his career as an upholsterer in the Strand, London. He exhibited two drawings of St Martin's...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page