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Taylor, Brook (1685-1731), mathematician

Lenore Feigenbaum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27019
Taylor, Brook (1685-1731), mathematician

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Taylor, Brook (1685-1731), mathematician, was born on 18 August 1685 in Edmonton, Middlesex, the eldest son of John Taylor (1655-1729), merchant, and his wife, Olivia (d. 1716), daughter of Sir Nicholas Tempest, baronet, of Durham. John's puritan father, Nathaniel Taylor (d. 1684), was a barrister who had been selected by ...

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