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Willes, Edward (1694–1773), bishop of Bath and Wells and cryptanalyst

William Marshall

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/61903

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Willes, Edward (1694–1773), bishop of Bath and Wells and cryptanalyst, was born at Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire, on 6 March 1694, the son of John Willes (1647/8–1700), rector of that parish, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Sir William Walker of Oxfordshire. The judge ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Numerical and Computational Mathematics

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