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William Gilbert (astronomer)
... William Gilbert, also known as Gilberd, (24 May 1544 – 30 November 1603) was an English physician, physicist and natural philosopher ... Magnete, as well as in the name of The Gilberd School in Colchester, named after Gilbert ... A unit of magnetomotive force, also known as magnetic potential, was named the gilbert in his honour ...
William Gilbert - Others
... William Gilbert (astronomer) (1544–1603), English physicist William Gilbert (rugby) (1799–1877), British cobbler rugby-ball maker William Gilbert (pastoralist) (1850–1923) South Australian ...
William Gilbert Puckey - Beginnings
... His parents were William Puckey and his wife, Margery (née Gilbert) ... William ( William Gilbert's father) had been in the original party, with his brother, James Puckey that attempted to establish a CMS mission in Tahiti, but when that mission failed, went on to ... William returned to England about 1802, and married, had children, and the family re-embarked for Australia in 1815 ...

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  • (noun): English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603).
    Synonyms: Gilbert

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    My object all sublime
    I shall achieve in time—
    To let the punishment fit the crime—
    The punishment fit the crime;
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)