From Old French faulconnier, fauconnier, from faulcon (“falcon”).
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David was the youngest of a family of three, two sons and a daughter, who after the early death of the father were brought up with great care and devotion by their mother, the daughter of Sir David Falconer, president of the college of justice.
There is an excellent bibliography by Falconer Madan (1887).
Dr Hugh Falconer with the assistance of a committee of geologists excavated it.
Of these Dr Falconer gave the prevailing " ridge-formula "(or number of complete ridges in each tooth) as 4, 8, 12, 12, 16, 24, as in E.