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 …