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Bacon, Francis, Viscount St Alban (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher

Markku Peltonen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Education; Philosophy. 23720 words.

Bacon, Francis, Viscount St Alban (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher, was born on 22 January 1561 at York House in the Strand, London, the second of the two sons of...

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Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930), prime minister and philosopher

Ruddock Mackay and H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; UK Politics. 18562 words.

Balfour, Arthur James, first earl of Balfour (1848–1930), prime minister and philosopher, was born on 25 July 1848 at Whittingehame House, East Lothian, the third of eight children and...

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Brereton, William, third Baron Brereton of Leighlin (bap. 1631, d. 1680), politician and natural philosopher

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 780 words.

Brereton, William, third Baron Brereton of Leighlin (bap. 1631, d. 1680), politician and natural philosopher, was baptized on 4 May 1631 at Brereton, Cheshire, the eldest son of William...

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Lower, Sir William (c. 1570–1615), politician and natural philosopher

J. J. Roche.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 752 words.

Lower, Sir William (c. 1570–1615), politician and natural philosopher, was the eldest of the six sons of Thomas Lower and his wife, Jane, née Reskimer, minor Cornish gentry of St Winnow,...

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Pettus, Sir John (c. 1613–1685), natural philosopher and politician

Stephen Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1472 words.

Pettus, Sir John (c. 1613–1685), natural philosopher and politician, was the second son of Sir Augustine Pettus (d. 1613) of Rackheath, Norfolk, and his second wife, Abigail (1592–1673),...

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Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; Philosophy. 1626 words.

Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Ayr in 1686, probably on 29 May, the son of Andrew Ramsay (c.1660–null...

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Robartes, Francis (1649/50–1718), politician and natural philosopher

C. I. McGrath.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 751 words.

Robartes, Francis (1649/50–1718), politician and natural philosopher, was baptized on 6 January 1650, the sixth son of John Robartes, second Baron Robartes and later first earl of Radnor...

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Vyvyan, Sir Richard Rawlinson, eighth baronet (1800–1879), politician and philosopher

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; UK Politics. 1302 words.

Vyvyan, Sir Richard Rawlinson, eighth baronet (1800–1879), politician and philosopher, was born on 6 June 1800 at the family home at Trelowarren, in the parish of Mawgan in Meneage,...

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Walsh, John (1726–1795), natural philosopher and politician

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 946 words.

Walsh, John (1726–1795), natural philosopher and politician, was born on 21 May 1726 in Madras, the second son of the three children of Joseph Walsh (d. 1731), senior merchant in the East...

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