William Whiston (1677-1752) was Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich and a scientist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Volumes compiled by William Whiston and others, including sermons and material relating to Christianity and natural history.
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45292-301.
Whiston | William | 1667-1752 | Chaplain to Bishop of Norwich and scientist
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