Reference Entry

Aylesbury, Sir Thomas, baronet (1579/1580-1658), patron of mathematics

Colin Alsbury

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Aylesbury, Sir Thomas, baronet (1579/1580-1658), patron of mathematics, was born probably in early 1580, possibly in London, where some of his siblings were later baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn. He was the second son among at least eight children of William Aylesbury (c.1536-1620) and his first wife, Anne (d. 1596), ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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