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Richard of Wallingford, Abbot

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  • Richard of Wallingford, Abbot — SUBJECT AREA: Horology [br] b. 1291/2 Wallingford, England d. 23 May 1336 St Albans, Hertfordshire, England [br] English cleric, mathematician and astronomer who produced the earliest mechanical clock of which there is detailed knowledge. [br]… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Richard of Wallingford — Infobox Person name = Richard of Wallingford image size = 250px caption = Richard of Wallingford is measuring with a pair of compasses in this 14th century miniature. birth date = 1292 birth place = Wallingford, England death date = 1336 death… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallingford, Abbot Richard of — See: Richard of Wallingford, Abbot …   Biographical history of technology

  • Richard of Wallingford (constable) — Richard of Wallingford (14th century), constable of Wallingford Castle and landowner in St Albans, played a key part in the English peasants revolt of 1381. Though clearly not a peasant, he helped organise Wat Tyler’s campaign, and was involved… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard of Wallingford — (c. 1291–1336) English astronomer and mathematician After the death of his father, a blacksmith of Wallingford, Oxfordshire, Richard was adopted by the prior of Wallingford. He was at Oxford University as a student from 1308 to 1314 and taught… …   Scientists

  • Wallingford Priory — was a Benedictine priory dedicated to the Holy Trinity in Wallingford in the English county of Berkshire (now Oxfordshire).Nothing remains of Holy Trinity Priory, which is believed to have stood on the site of the Bullcroft recreation ground off… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Boyle, 4th Earl of Shannon — (12 May, 1809 1 August, 1868) was a British politician of the Whig party. He served as Member of Parliament for Cork County from 1830 to 1832. [ [http://www.rootsandleaves.com/family/Burke%27s/SHANNON.htm Listing of the Earls of Shannon and their …   Wikipedia

  • Richard I of England — Richard I redirects here. For others of the same name, see Richard I (disambiguation). Richard the Lionheart King of England (more..) Reign 6 July 1189 – 6 April 1199 Coronation 3 September 1 …   Wikipedia

  • William of Wallingford — William of Wallingford, 47th abbot of St Albans Abbey, died 20 June 1492.He was a Benedictine monk at Holy Trinity Priory, Wallingford, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England and like John of Wallingford and Richard of Wallingford, moved from this… …   Wikipedia

  • John of Wallingford — For the historical writer, see John of Wallingford (writer). John of Wallingford (died 1214), also known as John de Cella, was Abbot of St Albans Abbey in the English county of Hertfordshire from 1195 to his death in 1214. He was previously prior …   Wikipedia

  • St Albans Cathedral — Infobox UK cathedral building name =St Albans Cathedral infobox width = image size =300px caption =St Albans Cathedral from the west, showing Grimthorpe s 19th century west front map type = map size = map caption = location =St Albans full name… …   Wikipedia

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