William Scoresby, Jr

(1789—1857) Arctic scientist and Church of England clergyman

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(DD, FRS, 1789–1857)

son of a Whitby sea-captain; distinguished Arctic voyager and scientific writer. Ordained 1825, he ministered in Bessingby, near Bridlington, in Liverpool, and Exeter, before becoming vicar of ...

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