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Bootham School

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Location type: School
Location address: United Kingdom, York, York
Number of texts: 2
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Mathematician Lewis Fry Richardson, the “father of fractals”, went to school at Boothal School. Lewis Fry Richardson is knwon for the Richardson effect. Simply put it states that if you measure the border of a country, the smaller the ruler, the bigger the result.

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Bootham School is an independent Quaker boarding school in the city of York in North Yorkshire, England. It was founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and opened on 6 January 1823 in Lawrence Street, York. Its first headmaster was William Simpson (1823-1828). He was followed by John Ford (1828-c.1865).

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