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Beaufort

1. Henry. ?1374--1447, English cardinal, half-brother of Henry IV; chancellor (1403--04, 1413--17, 1424--26)
2. Lady Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby. ?1443--1509, mother of Henry VII. She helped to found two Cambridge colleges and was a patron of Caxton
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The only exception was Kay Point, named for relatives (Franklin, 1828:125), one of whom, his nephew Joseph Henry Kay, was later elected FRS (in 1846 with John Herschel, Edward Sabine, and Francis Beaufort among the nominators; Royal Society EC/1846/12).
For many people interested in weather, Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort and his remarkable wind scale quickly come to mind.
It is named after the Royal Navy Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, who introduced it in 1806 to describe wind effects on a fully rigged man-of-war sailing vessel.
It is named after Royal Navy Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, who introduced it in 1806 to describe wind effects on a fully rigged man-of-war sailing vessel.
Kells, Co Meath-born Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, who sent out North-West passage expeditions.
Moore first introduces us to Francis Beaufort, a sailor and scientist (and later of wind scale fame).
Scott Huler is a science writer and author of six books, including a biography of Sir Francis Beaufort and the Beaufort Scale.