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

Colin Alsbury

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/929
Aylesbury, Sir Thomas, baronet (1579/1580-1658), patron of mathematics

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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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