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Arbuthnot [Arbuthnott], John (bap. 1667, d. 1735), physician and satirist

Angus Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 4167 words.

Arbuthnot [Arbuthnott], John (bap. 1667, d. 1735), physician and satirist, was baptized on 29 April 1667 at Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire, on the north-east Scottish coast, near Stonehaven,...

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Armstrong, Lance

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 173 words.

Born Plano, Texas, 18 Sept. 1971; s of Linda Armstrong (née Walling); m 1998, Kristin Richard (marr. diss. 2003); one s twin d; one s one d by Anna Hansen...

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Brenan, John (1768?–1830), physician and satirist

Karl Magee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 597 words.

Brenan, John (1768?–1830), physician and satirist, was born at Ballaghide, co. Carlow, the youngest of six children. Little is known about his parents, who were Roman Catholic and possessed...

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Browne, Joseph (bap. 1673, d. in or after 1721), physician and satirist

D. D. Gibbs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 733 words.

Browne, Joseph (bap. 1673, d. in or after 1721), physician and satirist, a younger son of Cuthbert Browne, cleric, who held livings first in Norfolk and then in Yorkshire, was born in...

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Carnegie [née Scott], Susan (1743–1821), writer and benefactor

Nick Hervey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 809 words.

Carnegie [née Scott], Susan (1743–1821), writer and benefactor, was born on 7 August 1743 in Edinburgh, the daughter of David Scott of Benholm (1700–1768), director and treasurer of the...

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Connor [formerly O'Connor], Bernard (c. 1666–1698), physician and writer on Poland

Gerald Stone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 1213 words.

Connor [formerly O'Connor], Bernard (c. 1666–1698), physician and writer on Poland, the son of Bernard O'Connor, born in co. Kerry, Ireland, was descended from the O'Connor Kerry family,...

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Davis, James (1706/7–1755), satirical writer and physician

William R. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 386 words.

Davis, James (1706/7–1755), satirical writer and physician, was the son of Walter Davis of Chepstow, Monmouthshire. He matriculated at Jesus College, Oxford, on 18 February 1723, aged...

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Douglas, William (b. 1710/11), physician and satirist

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health. 515 words.

Douglas, William (b. 1710/11), physician and satirist, was born in Forfarshire, but his parentage has not been traced. By 1729 he was in London, apprenticed to James Douglas (1675–1742),...

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Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939), writer and sexologist

J. Weeks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature; Medicine and Health. 2994 words.

Ellis, (Henry) Havelock (1859–1939), writer and sexologist, was born on 2 February 1859 at 1 St John's Grove, Croydon, Surrey, the eldest child and only son of Edward Peppern Ellis...

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Green, Asa

Linda K. Wright.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Medicine and Health; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 715 words.

Green, Asa (11 February 1789–1837), physician and author, was born in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, the son of Oliver Green and Dorothy Hildreth. Green (sometimes spelled “Greene”) entered...

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