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Authorised form of nameEnt; George (c 1644 - 1679)
SurnameEnt
ForenamesGeorge
Datesc 1644 - 1679
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Sandwich, Kent, England (c 1644 )
Death:
August 1679
Burial:
Temple Church, London
ActivityProfession:
Barrister
Education:
Mr Millington's School, Enfield, Middlesex; Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (matriculated 1661); Gray's Inn (admitted 1663); Middle Temple (admitted 1671)
Career:
Called to the Bar (1670); left his books to the Royal Society (1679)
Memberships:
FRCP ( Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians )
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
8/11/1677 or 1678
Proposers:
Robert Hooke (08 November 1677 or 17 January 1678)
Paid two contributions before his death.
RelationshipsSon of Sir George Ent (FRS 1663) of the parish of St Giles in the Fields, Middlesex, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Dr Meverall, Treasurer of the Royal College of Physicians
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Venn; Foster; Hunter; Ward; DNB (father's entry); GI; MT
References:
J Buchanan-Brown, 'The Books Presented to the Royal Society by John Aubrey, FRS' in NR 1973-4 vol 28 pp 167-193
A C S, 'Notes on the Foundation and History of the Royal Society' in NR 1938 vol 1 pp 32-36
Royal Society codeNA5776
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/4i/29Paper, 'Concerning the difference of heat and cold in summer and winter' by G [George] Ent[1661]
DM/5/100A list of benefactors to the Library, to the value of £5 or upwards at one time c.1737
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