Early Scottish relations with the Royal Society I.- James Gregory, F. R. S. (1635-1675)

@article{Turnbull1940EarlySR,
  title={Early Scottish relations with the Royal Society I.- James Gregory, F. R. S. (1635-1675)},
  author={Herbert Westren Turnbull},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={1940},
  volume={3},
  pages={22 - 38}
}
  • H. W. Turnbull
  • Published 1 April 1940
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
James Gregory (or Gregorie as his name was usually I spelt in the seventeenth century), astronomer and geometer, was born in November 1638 at the Manse of Drumoak, on Deeside, near Aberdeen: he died in October 1675 at Edinburgh, of a sudden illness and at the height of his intellectual powers. Among his contemporaries he was held to be second only to Newton, who was four years his junior. Both Gregory and his wife Mary Jamesone, who was his second cousin, came of a family remarkable for… 
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