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DING 2015: “Born in 1626 at Easton Pierse, Kington St. Michael, Wilt. and educated there until 1638 when he attended Blandford School, Dor. as a boarder. In 1642 he entered Trinity College, Oxford, where he stayed for 1 year, interrupted by the Civil War. He returned in 1647. He became a fellow of the Royal Society in 1663. He wrote the first books in England wholly on the topics of Archaeology, Toponimics and Folklore. In 1673 he started work on his Natural History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey, which would continue, with constant revisions, until 1692. It was posthumously edited and published by Richard Rowlinson in five volumes between 1718 and 1719."
John AUBREY (M: 1626 Mar 12 - 1697 Jun 7)
Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects [e|1696]
The Natural History And Antiquities Of..Surrey [n|1719]
Lives Of Eminent Men [b|1813/98/1931]
The Natural History Of Wiltshire [n|1847]
Wiltshire Collections [n|1862]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE
Britton, John. 1845. Memoir of John Aubrey, F.R.S., embracing his autobiographical sketches, a brief review of his personal and literary merits, and an account of his works... Published by the Wiltshire Topographical Society. London: Printed by J. B. Nichols and Son.
Fox, Adam. 2008. "Aubrey, John (1626–1697)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: University Press. [, accessed 2 April 2015]
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