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Repeater (horology)

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Daniel Quare (1648 or 1649 – 21 March 1724) was an English clockmaker and instrument maker who Invented a repeating watch movement in 1680 and a portable barometer in 1695.
Both Edward Barlow and Daniel Quare claimed the invention of the repeating watch, just before 1700.

Edward Barlow (priest)

Edward BarlowEdward BoothReverend Edward Barlow
When in 1687 Edward Booth, alias Barlow, applied for a patent for "pulling or repeating clocks and watches", the Clockmakers' Company successfully opposed the application on the ground that the alleged invention was anticipated by a watch previously invented and made by Quare.
Barlow and London watchmaker Daniel Quare disputed the patent rights to the repeating watch.

Silvanus Bevan

Of Quare's children who survived infancy there were, besides the son Jeremiah, a "merchant", three daughters: Anna, married to John Falconer; Sarah, wife of Jacob Wyan; and Elizabeth, who married, on 10 November 1715, Silvanus Bevan, "citizen and apothecary".
On 9 November 1715 he married Elizabeth, the daughter of Daniel Quare, the royal clockmaker, at a Friends' meeting-house in the City.

Quaker Gardens, Islington

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Quare died on 21 March 1724, aged 75, at his country house at Croydon, and was buried in the Quaker burial ground, Chequer Alley, Bunhill Fields, on 27 March.
Daniel Quare (1649–1724), clockmaker

Barometer

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Daniel Quare (1648 or 1649 – 21 March 1724) was an English clockmaker and instrument maker who Invented a repeating watch movement in 1680 and a portable barometer in 1695.

Somerset

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He was possibly a native of Somerset, and is believed to have been born in 1648 or 1649.

Quakers

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Nothing is known of his parentage, although he is presumed to have come from a strict Quaker family.

Devonshire House

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One of the early members of the Friends' (Quakers') meeting at Devonshire House, he married there, on 18 April 1676, Mary, daughter of Jeremiah Stevens, maltster, of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

High Wycombe

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One of the early members of the Friends' (Quakers') meeting at Devonshire House, he married there, on 18 April 1676, Mary, daughter of Jeremiah Stevens, maltster, of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

St. Martin's Le Grand

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In the register-book he is described as "clockmaker, of Martins-le-Grand in the liberty of Westminster".

City and Liberty of Westminster

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In the register-book he is described as "clockmaker, of Martins-le-Grand in the liberty of Westminster".

St Anne and St Agnes

St AnnSt Ann's Church, BlackfriarsSt Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street
Soon afterwards, Quare moved to the parish of St Anne and St Agnes within Aldersgate, where in 1678, for refusing to pay a rate for the maintenance of the clergy of the parish, his goods to the value of £5 were seized to defray a fine of £2 12s.

Lombard Street, London

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A little later he settled in Lombard Street, whence he migrated in 1685 to the King's Arms in Exchange Alley, long a favourite home for watchmakers.

Exchange Alley

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A little later he settled in Lombard Street, whence he migrated in 1685 to the King's Arms in Exchange Alley, long a favourite home for watchmakers.

Clifford's Inn

On 4 June 1686 Quare, with about fifty other Friends, was summoned to appear before the commissioners appointed by James II to sit at Clifford's Inn to hear their grievances.

Westmorland

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On Quare's petition two Friends imprisoned in Westmorland were released, and on 2 May 1695 he introduced four Friends, including George Whitehead and Gilbert Latey, to a private interview with William III.

George Whitehead (Quaker leader)

George Whitehead
On Quare's petition two Friends imprisoned in Westmorland were released, and on 2 May 1695 he introduced four Friends, including George Whitehead and Gilbert Latey, to a private interview with William III.

William III of England

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On Quare's petition two Friends imprisoned in Westmorland were released, and on 2 May 1695 he introduced four Friends, including George Whitehead and Gilbert Latey, to a private interview with William III.

Horology

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When Quare began his career horology was rapidly advancing.

Pendulum

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The pendulum was a novelty; so were the spiral spring and anchor escapement invented by Robert Hooke, and the fusee chain.

Escapement

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The pendulum was a novelty; so were the spiral spring and anchor escapement invented by Robert Hooke, and the fusee chain.

Robert Hooke

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The pendulum was a novelty; so were the spiral spring and anchor escapement invented by Robert Hooke, and the fusee chain.

Fusee (horology)

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The pendulum was a novelty; so were the spiral spring and anchor escapement invented by Robert Hooke, and the fusee chain.

Christiaan Huygens

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If he was actually the inventor of the latter, he must have constructed it early in his career, for two concentric hands are shown in a diagram in Christiaan Huygens's Horologium Oscillatorium (1673).

Hampton Court Palace

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The clock still stands in its original place, by the side of the king's bed, in Hampton Court Palace, and shows sundial time, latitude and longitude, and the course of the sun.