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Sydenham, Floyer (1710–1787), translator

E. I. Carlyle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Sydenham, Floyer (1710–1787), translator, was born in Devon, the third son of Humphrey Sydenham of Combe in Dulverton, Somerset, and his second wife, Katherine, daughter of William Floyer of Berne, Dorset. He was educated at Oxford; having matriculated from Wadham College on 31 May 1727, he graduated BA on 25 June 1731 and MA on 30 April 1734. He was elected a probationary fellow on 30 June 1733 and became a fellow, probably in the following year. He was admitted to the ...

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