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Savery, Servington

Patricia Fara

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Savery, Servington (c. 1670–c. 1744), natural philosopher, was almost certainly born on the family estates at Shilston, near Modbury, Devon, the only child of Christopher Servington Savery, sheriff of Devon, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Colonel Cloberry, whom he married in 1669. Related through his grandfather to ...

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