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Edward Pococke Junior
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Date of Birth: October 1648

Place of Birth: 27 December 1726

Date of Death: Childrey, Berkshire

Place of Death: Mildenhall, Wiltshire


Edward Pococke was born in 1648 in Childrey, Berkshire. He was the eldest son of the renowned Arabist Edward Pococke, who left Oxford during the Civil War (1642-51) and became rector of Childrey.

The family returned to Oxford after the Restoration (1660) and the young Edward was admitted as …

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Chesworth, John, “Edward Pococke Junior”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <>

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