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  • GEORGE PEACOCK (1791-1858), English mathematician, was born at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, on the 9th of April 1791.
  • Peacock powerfully aided the movement by publishing in 1820 A Collection of Examples of the Application of the Differential and Integral Calculus.
  • Peacock threw himself with characteristic ardour into the duties of this new position.
  • In 1855 he published a memoir of Thomas Young, and about the same time there appeared Young's collected works in three volumes, for the first two of which Peacock was responsible.
  • The necklace has a mixture of stones in pale and dark amethyst with freshwater peacock pearls.

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