Foote Gower (1726-80) was an Anglican clergyman, physician and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Five manuscripts relating to the history of Cheshire.
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Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 28483-90.
Gower | Foote | 1726-1780 | Anglican Clergyman, Physician, and Antiquary
Cheshire (England) | History
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