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His father, a country attorney of modest means, fought on the Parliamentarian
side in the Civil War — a fact that Student later helped him to find a place for his
son in Westminster years School, then controlled by a Parliamentarian committee
These movements prepared Locke for the antidogmatic, liberal school of
theology that he would later encounter in Holland, a school in revolt against the
narrowness of traditional Calvinism. In 1672 Ashley was raised to the peerage as
the 1st ...
It is likely that this marsupial is not ancestral to any of the known later genera.
Another specimen, known as Thlaeodon, is the largest known Cretaceous
mammal. Its bulbous premolars and large canines are indicative of an adaptation
to a ...
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