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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: North Witham

Late in his life, whilst an old man then living in London, Isaac recounted a scene that his mother had often told him. She said that: “when he was born he was so little that they could have put him … Continue reading

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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: Bassingthorpe with Westby

In 1705 Isaac Newton was knighted by Queen Anne at his old college in Cambridge, not, as some would have it, for services to science or mathematics, reasons for knighting were never published and could only be guessed at, but … Continue reading

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