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Mackenzie, James Stuart (1719–1800), politician and astronomer

David Gavine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 687 words.

Mackenzie, James Stuart (1719–1800), politician and astronomer, was born on 23 February 1719, the younger son in the family of two sons and four daughters of James Stuart, second earl of...

Molyneux, Samuel (1689–1728), astronomer and politician

A. M. Clerke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 835 words.

Molyneux, Samuel (1689–1728), astronomer and politician, born at Chester on 18 July 1689, was the third but only surviving child of the experimental philosopher William Molyneux (1656–1698)...

Parker, George, second earl of Macclesfield (c. 1697–1764), astronomer and politician

A. M. Clerke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1139 words.

Parker, George, second earl of Macclesfield (c. 1697–1764), astronomer and politician, was the only son of Thomas Parker, first earl of Macclesfield (1667–1732), and his wife and cousin...