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Lucas, Henry (bap. 1587, d. 1663), founder of the Lucasian professorship of mathematics at Cambridge University

John Martin

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/17128

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Lucas, Henry (bap. 1587, d. 1663), founder of the Lucasian professorship of mathematics at Cambridge University, the son of Edward Lucas (bap. 1566, d. 1601) of Thriplow, Cambridgeshire, and his wife, Mary Covert, daughter of Sir Nicholas Heron, was baptized at St Giles Cripplegate, London...

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