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William Brouncker (1620 - 1684)

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William "2nd Viscount Brouncker of Lyons" Brouncker
Born in Newcastle Lyons, City and County of Dublin, Irelandmap
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Died in St James St., Westminster, London, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Aug 2016 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2018
07:10: Vivienne Caldwell added Vivienne Caldwell as manager for profile of William Brouncker (1620-1684). [Thank Vivienne for this]
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  • G. S. McIntyre, ‘Brouncker, William, second Viscount Brouncker of Lyons (1620–1684)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 [, accessed 8 April 2017. This is a subscription site but access is free of charge to readers of British libraries provided their library subscribes.
  • Pedigree 5. Brouncker of Erlestoke and Melksham [1]
  • Wikipedia [2]

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On 8 Apr 2017 at 07:53 GMT C. Mackinnon wrote:

It ssems that William was born in Ireland.

"Brouncker, William, second Viscount Brouncker of Lyons (1620–1684), mathematician and first president of the Royal Society of London, was born at Newcastle Lyons, co. Dublin in 1620, probably in April, the eldest son of Sir William Brouncker (1585–1645)" ODNB Online edition

William is 27 degrees from Rosa Parks, 24 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 14 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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