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Authorised form of nameWood; Robert (? 1621 - 1685)
SurnameWood
ForenamesRobert
Dates? 1621 - 1685
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Pepperharrow, near Godalming, Surrey, England (1621 or 1622)
Death:
Dublin, Ireland (09 April 1685)
Burial:
St Michael's Church, Dublin, Ireland
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Research Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Eton College; New Inn Hall, Oxford (matriculated 1640); Merton College, Oxford; BA (1647) MA (1649) studied medicine for 6 years; MD
Career:
Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; Retainer of Henry Cromwell, when Lieutenant of Ireland; one of the first Fellows of the College at Durham founded by Oliver Cromwell (1657); Licenced by Convocation to practice medicine (1656); Chancellor of the Diocese of Meath, Ireland; Mathematical Master, Christ's Hospital; Commissioner of Revenue and Accountant-General, Ireland
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
13/04/1681
Proposers:
Sir Christopher Wren
Council:
1681
RelationshipsSon of Robert Wood, Rector of Pepperharrow; married Miss Adams
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Hunter; Foster
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/160845120
Royal Society codeNA5645
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/1/18Paper, regarding infinite fractions by Dr [Robert] Wood[1680s]
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