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Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet

Frank N. Egerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ornithology. 1696 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet, was born on 6 July 1766 within the former walled garden of Paisley Abbey, Paisley, probably the youngest of the three children of...

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Wise, John Richard de Capel (1831–1890), author and ornithologist

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Literature. 536 words.

Wise, John Richard de Capel (1831–1890), author and ornithologist, was the eldest son of John Robert Wise (1792–1842), British consul-general in Sweden, and his wife, Jane, daughter of...

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