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Burn, Andrew

Richard C. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 828 words.

Burn, Andrew (1742–1814), marine officer and religious writer, was born in Dundee on 8 September 1742, the son of George John Burn and Christian Donie. When business failure induced his...

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Gambier, James, Baron Gambier

Richard C. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion. 1606 words.

Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist, was born at New Providence in the Bahamas on 13 October 1756, the second son of the lieutenant-governor...

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Gardiner, Allen Francis

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Religion and Education. 914 words.

Gardiner, Allen Francis (1794–1851), naval officer and missionary, was the fifth son of Samuel Gardiner of Coombe Lodge, Oxfordshire, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Charles Boddam of Capel...

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Garrett, George William Littler

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 899 words.

Garrett, George William Littler (1852–1902), clergyman and submarine designer, was born on 4 July 1852 at 45 Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London, the third son of John Garrett (d. 1893), an...

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Lindsay, John

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 3 words.

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Lurting, Thomas

Gil Skidmore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Religious Studies. 625 words.

Lurting, Thomas (1628x32–1713), sailor and religious writer, was pressed into the navy in 1646 at the age of about fourteen according to his later account. After fighting in Ireland for two...

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Page, Samuel

Reavley Gair.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 673 words.

Page, Samuel (1574–1630), poet and naval chaplain, was the son of a Bedfordshire clergy family. He matriculated as a scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, on 1 July 1587, aged...

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Scott, Alexander John

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1390 words.

Scott, Alexander John (1768–1840), naval chaplain, the son of Robert Scott, a retired naval lieutenant, and his wife, Jane, née Comyn, was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 23 July 1768. His...

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Taubman, Nathaniel

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 3 words.

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Walter, Richard

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 763 words.

Walter, Richard (1717–1785), Church of England clergyman and naval chaplain, was born on 21 October 1717 in the parish of St Martin Ludgate, London, and was baptized on 29 October there. He...

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