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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 ... While today he is generally referred to as William Gilbert, he also went under the name of William Gilberd ... the name of The Gilberd School in Colchester, named after Gilbert ...
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 ... William returned to England about 1802, and married, had children, and the family re-embarked for Australia in 1815 ...
William Gilbert - Others
... William Gilbert (astronomer) (1544–1603), English physicist William Gilbert (rugby) (1799–1877), British cobbler rugby-ball maker William Gilbert (pastoralist) (1850 ...

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

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