in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 485 words.
Hey, Richard (1745–1835), essayist and mathematician, was born on 11 August 1745 at Pudsey, near Leeds, the son of Richard Hey (1702–1766), drysalter, and his wife, Mary, née Simpson...