in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Literature; Publishing. 13091 words.
Franklin, Benjamin (06 January 1706–17 April 1790), natural philosopher and writer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the Congregational Old South Church, where the Reverend...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature; Publishing. 838 words.
Jackson, Henry (1585/6–1662), Church of England clergyman and literary editor, was born in St Mary's parish, Oxford, the son of Henry Jackson, mercer, and a kinsman of Anthony Wood. Jackson...