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Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder

Ruth Rhynas Brown

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/24793

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Schalch, Andrew (1692–1776), gun-founder, was born in Schaffhausen in Switzerland and was trained in Douai arsenal, but little else is known about his early life. He married and had at least two sons and two daughters. At that time Britain was one of the leading producers of iron cannon in the world, and ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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