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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian

Liora Lukitz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5069 words.

Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of...

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Carolingian Empire

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — World History.

The collection of territories in Western Europe ruled by the family of Charlemagne (768–814 ad) from whom the dynasty took its name. Charlemagne's ancestors, Frankish aristocrats, fought...

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Davis, Nathan

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 327 words.

Davis, Nathan (1812–1882), traveller and excavator, was born in 1812. Nothing is known of his education, save that he is referred to as Dr Davis. He was an American who for many years lived...

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Dodwell, Edward

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1661 words.

Dodwell, Edward (1776/7–1832), traveller and archaeologist, was the son of Edward Dodwell (1747–1828), of West Molesey, Surrey, and his wife, Frances (née Jennings). Dodwell's sister,...

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Fellows, Sir Charles

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1037 words.

Fellows, Sir Charles (1799–1860), traveller and archaeologist, fifth son of John Fellows, a wealthy silk merchant and banker, was born at High Pavement, Nottingham, in August 1799. In early...

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Frisians

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — World History.

A Germanic seafaring people. In Roman times they occupied northern Holland and north-west Germany. Apart from records of their revolts against Rome between 12 bc and 69 ad, little is known...

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Gell, Sir William

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1708 words.

Gell, Sir William (1777–1836), classical archaeologist and traveller, born on 1 April 1777 at Hopton, Derbyshire, was the younger son of Philip Gell of Hopton and his wife, Dorothy, who was...

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Hedges, Frederick Albert Mitchell-

Raymond John Howgego.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1772 words.

Hedges, Frederick Albert Mitchell- (1882–1959), adventurer and travel writer, was born in Barnsbury, Islington, London, on 22 October 1882, the eldest of four children of John Hedges...

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Hogarth, David George

David Gill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5621 words.

Hogarth, David George (1862–1927), archaeologist and traveller, was born at Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire, on 23 May 1862, the eldest son of the Revd George Hogarth (1827–1902), vicar of...

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Loftus, William Kennett

Richard Smail.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; World History; Travel and Holiday. 700 words.

Loftus, William Kennett (c. 1821–1858), archaeologist and traveller, was born at Rye, Sussex, the son of William Kennett Loftus (d. c.1860), a lieutenant in the Durham light infantry, and...

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