Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Cornelius Vermuyden

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Sir Cornelius Wasterdyk Vermuyden (1595-1677) was a Dutch engineer who introduced Dutch reclamation methods to Britain, and made the first important attempts to drain The Fens of East Anglia.

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