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Noble, George, fl 1694

 Person

Biography

George Noble, possibly a naval officer.

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 Fonds

George Noble: Elements of Navigation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8914
Scope and Contents

Elements of navigation, containing solutions to the main navigational problems, many illustrated with geometric diagrams. It was apparently compiled by George Noble (wrongly called Sir George Noble), and has annotations showing its descent in the Heath family to 1900. There is an annotation 'Mr Geo Heath Stella Brewery' (Stella, Blaydon, Co. Durham), and a page of verse and a health in honour of 'Milbank' (Sir Ralph Milbanke, M.P. for County Durham 1790-1812).

Dates: 1694
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