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Dictionary of National Biography



N.B.— f.e. stands for from end and l.l. for last line

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25 i 23-24 Wordsworth, William: for Nelson read Milton
34 ii 10 f.e. Worsley, Sir Henry: for 1821 read 1831
36 ii 37 Worsley, Sir Richard: for 1802 read 1801
45 i 4 Wortley, Sir Francis: for 1625 and 1626 read and 1625
57 i 13-15 Wotton, Sir Henry: for is said to have been printed . . . to contain it. read was printed in 1614 with the fifth edition of Overbury's ' Wife.'
ii 25 Wotton, Nicholas: for fourth son read fourth child
61 ii 31 Wotton, William: for 1726) read 1727)
63 i 3 for 1726 read 1726-7
19 f.e. Woty, William: omit in chancery
64 ii 2 Woulfe, Peter: for a religious prophet named Brothers read the prophet Richard Brothers [q. v.])
65 i 19 Woulfe, Stephen: for 1834 read 1835
4 f.e. Wrangham, Francis: for Raisthorpe read Raysthorpe
ii 1-3 for Stephen Thirlwell . . . ultimately vicar read Thomas Thirlwall (grandfather of Connop Thirlwall [q. v.]), afterwards vicar
71 i 11 Wraxall, Sir Nathaniel W.: for a short while read in 1723, eight years
74 i 18 f.e. Wray, Sir Cecil: for tenth read thirteenth
15 f.e. for ninth read twelfth
82 i 22 Wren, Sir Christopher: for partition read parhelion
91 ii 28 for Allenbury read Atterbury
94 ii 17 after 1897 insert Birch's London Churches, London, fol. 1896
107 ii 11-10 f.e. Wright, Sir James (1716-1785): for he received the commission read he received from England the commission (dated April 1761)
124 ii 36 Wright, Robert (1560-1643): for (September 1643) read (August 1643)
128 ii 3-1 f.e. Wright, Thomas (fl. 1740-1760) : for (fl. 1740-1760) . . . (Brit. Mus. Cat.), read (1711-1786), natural philosopher, was born at Byer's Green, near Durham, and brought up as a philosophical instrument maker. Subsequently he taught private pupils in mathematics, and became so well known that he was offered, but declined, the professorship of mathematics at the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. In his 'Original Theory . . . of the Universe' (London, 1750, 4to) he anticipated the modern physico-philosophical theory of the material of the universe. He 'gave the theory of the Milky Way, which is now considered established,' and predicted the 'ultimate resolution of the rings of Saturn into congeries of small satellites' (De Morgan in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, Phil. Mag. vol. xxxii.) He died at Byer's Green in 1786.
129 i 21 after Lit. insert Gent. Mag. 1793, i. 9, 126, 213; Kant's Kosmogony, ed. 1900, pp. 193-205
144 ii 12 Wriothesley, Henry, 3rd Earl of Southampton: for times read tennis