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Ramesey [Ramsay], William (1627–1676?), physician and astrologer

Patrick Curry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Ramesey [Ramsay], William (1627–1676?), physician and astrologer, was born on 13 March 1627 in Westminster, the son of David Ramsay (c. 1575–1660), a Scottish clockmaker, whom James I made keeper of his clocks and watches, and an English mother. Believing his paternal ancestors to have come from ...

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