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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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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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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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