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Carter, Henry [Harry]

Mary Waugh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Property Law; Property Crime. 773 words.

Carter, Henry [Harry] (1749–1829), smuggler and Methodist preacher, was born early in 1749 at Pengersick, Germoe parish, near Breage, Cornwall, the seventh of ten children of Francis Carter...

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Eustace the Monk

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; World History; Travel and Holiday. 585 words.

Eustace the Monk (c. 1170–1217), Benedictine monk, sea captain, and pirate, was the son of Baudoin Busket, a lord of the county of Boulogne. According to his biography, Eustace studied...

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Punt, William

Thomas S. Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Religion; Property Law; Property Crime. 693 words.

Punt, William (fl. 1548–1563), polemicist and book smuggler, emerged from obscurity in 1548 as the author of A New Dialoge called the Endightment agaynste Mother Messe. This work proved to...

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