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Boyle, Robert (1627–1691), natural philosopher

Michael Hunter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Boyle, Robert (1627–1691), natural philosopher, was born on 25 January 1627 at Lismore Castle in the province of Munster, Ireland, the fourteenth child and seventh and youngest son of Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), lord high treasurer of Ireland, and his second wife, ...

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