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Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; UK Politics. 1396 words.

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour, was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Ashley of Damerham in Hampshire, a cadet of the...

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Baddeley, Mountford John Byrde (1843–1906), compiler of guidebooks

G. S. Woods.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 531 words.

Baddeley, Mountford John Byrde (1843–1906), compiler of guidebooks, born at Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, on 6 March 1843, was the second son of three children of Whieldon Baddeley, solicitor,...

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Baillie, Marianne (1795?–1831), travel writer and versifier

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 609 words.

Baillie, Marianne (1795?–1831), travel writer and versifier, whose maiden name appears to have been Wathen, married before 1817 Alexander Baillie, who printed privately at Kingsbury her...

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Barker, Matthew Henry [pseud. the Old Sailor] (1790–1846), sailor and writer

A. H. Bullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature). 484 words.

Barker, Matthew Henry [pseud. the Old Sailor] (1790–1846), sailor and writer, was born at Deptford, London, where his father had attained some distinction as a dissenting minister. At...

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Blenerhasset, Thomas (c. 1550–1624), poet and writer on Ireland

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 928 words.

Blenerhasset, Thomas (c. 1550–1624), poet and writer on Ireland, was a younger son of William Blenerhasset of Horsford Park, near Norwich, who died in 1598. His eldest brother, Edward, who,...

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Bodley, John Edward Courtenay (1853–1925), writer on France

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 631 words.

Bodley, John Edward Courtenay (1853–1925), writer on France, was born on 6 June 1853 at King Street, Hanley, Staffordshire, the son of Edward Fisher Bodley, commercial traveller, and later...

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Bollaert, William (1807–1876), traveller and author

Lelia M. Roeckell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Literature; World History. 1300 words.

Bollaert, William (1807–1876), traveller and author, was born in Lymington, Hampshire, on 21 October 1807, the eldest among at least eight children of Andrew Jacob Bollaert and his wife,...

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Bradshaw, George (1801–1853), compiler of railway guides

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 832 words.

Bradshaw, George (1801–1853), compiler of railway guides, only son of Thomas Bradshaw and his wife, Mary Rogers, was born at Windsor Bridge, Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, on 29 July 1801....

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Brereton, John (b. 1571/2?, d. in or after 1619?), travel writer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 779 words.

Brereton, John (b. 1571/2?, d. in or after 1619?), travel writer, is thought by modern scholars to have been the third of four sons of Cuthbert Brereton of Norwich who was educated at...

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Brome, James (1651/2–1719), Church of England clergyman and travel writer

Anita McConnell and Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 549 words.

Brome, James (1651/2–1719), Church of England clergyman and travel writer, was born in Cambridge, the son of William Brome. He was educated at Newark School until 1663, then at King Edward...

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