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Knowles, Gilbert (1667–1734), Roman Catholic priest and botanist

M. G. Watkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15767

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Knowles, Gilbert (1667–1734), Roman Catholic priest and botanist, was born in Hampshire, professed at St Gregory's, Douai, France, and was ordained priest in 1700. He was sent to the Benedictine northern province in 1705, and stationed at Newburgh, Yorkshire, in 1710–19. In that year he was transferred to ...

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Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church ; Botany

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