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Burke, John (1786–1848), author and genealogist

Thomas Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Literature. 1248 words.

Burke, John (1786–1848), author and genealogist, was born on 12 November 1786 at Parsonstown, King's county, Ireland, the eldest of three children of Peter Burke (1756–1836) of Elm Hall,...

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Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane (1620/21–1669), poet and royalist noblewoman

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1034 words.

Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane (1620/21–1669), poet and royalist noblewoman, was the eldest daughter of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), and his...

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Clifford, Anne [known as Lady Anne Clifford], countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery (1590–1676), noblewoman and diarist

Richard T. Spence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 2420 words.

Clifford, Anne [known as Lady Anne Clifford], countess of Pembroke, Dorset, and Montgomery (1590–1676), noblewoman and diarist, was born at Skipton Castle in Craven in the West Riding of...

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Coke [née Campbell], Lady Mary (1727–1811), letter writer and noblewoman

Jill Rubenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1525 words.

Coke [née Campbell], Lady Mary (1727–1811), letter writer and noblewoman, was born on 6 February 1727, either at Sudbrook, Surrey, or at 27 Bruton Street, London, the fifth and youngest...

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Dwnn, Lewys [Lewys ap Rhys ab Owain] (b. c. 1545, d. in or after 1616), Welsh-language poet and herald

Michael Siddons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 1105 words.

Dwnn, Lewys [Lewys ap Rhys ab Owain] (b. c. 1545, d. in or after 1616), Welsh-language poet and herald, was the son of Rhys ab Owain; he took the surname Dwnn from his mother,...

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Gruffudd Hiraethog (d. 1564), poet and herald

D. J. Bowen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 529 words.

Gruffudd Hiraethog (d. 1564), poet and herald, was born in Llangollen, the son of Mathew, the son of Mawd y Glyn and Owain Cyfeiliog. He married Catrin, the daughter of Edward ap Robert ab...

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Lyndsay [Lindsay], Sir David (c. 1486–1555), writer and herald

J. K. McGinley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Literature. 4881 words.

Lyndsay [Lindsay], Sir David (c. 1486–1555), writer and herald, was the eldest son of David Lyndsay (d. in or before 1524), who held lands in the Mount, located just outside Cupar in Fife,...

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MacCarthy Reagh, Florence [Finian Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach] (1562–c. 1640), chieftain and writer on Ireland

Aidan Breen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 1619 words.

MacCarthy Reagh, Florence [Finian Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach] (1562–c. 1640), chieftain and writer on Ireland, was probably born at Kilbrittan Castle, the eldest son of Sir Donough MacCarthy...

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Mackintosh, Sir Aeneas [Angus], baronet (1751/2–1820), author, chief of clan Mackintosh, and captain of clan Chattan

Christine Lodge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Literature. 730 words.

Mackintosh, Sir Aeneas [Angus], baronet (1751/2–1820), author, chief of clan Mackintosh, and captain of clan Chattan, was the only son of Alexander Mackintosh, and his wife, Janet Davidson...

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North, Dudley, third Baron North (bap. 1582, d. 1666), nobleman and poet

Victor Stater.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1854 words.

North, Dudley, third Baron North (bap. 1582, d. 1666), nobleman and poet, was born in London and baptized on 18 September 1582 at St Gregory by Paul, London. His parents were Sir John North...

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