Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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William Bedwell
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William Bedwell was born in Great Hallingbury in Essex in 1563. In 1578 he matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge, became a scholar in 1584, and received his MA ten years later. At Cambridge, he developed what were to remain his principal fields of interest. On the one hand, he was always fascinated by geometry and mensuration. His concern with the practical applica…

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Hamilton, Alastair, “William Bedwell”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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