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Davies, Hugh (1739–1821), botanist and Church of England clergyman

Raymond B. Davies

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/7239

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Davies, Hugh (1739–1821), botanist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 3 April 1739 in Llandyfrydog, Anglesey, the youngest of six children of the Revd Lewis Davies, rector of Llandyfrydog, and his wife, Mary Knight. Only Hugh and two sisters survived their childhood. The father also died early, in 1750, but nevertheless the son was well educated at the ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Botany

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