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Doughty, Charles Montagu

Stephen E. Tabachnick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Maps and Map-making; European History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; African History. 3249 words.

Doughty, Charles Montagu (1843–1926), explorer, travel writer, and poet, was born on 19 August 1843 at Theberton Hall, Leiston, Suffolk, the younger of two sons of the Revd Charles Montagu...

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Elton, John

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday; European History; Maps and Map-making. 740 words.

Elton, John (d. 1751), merchant and adventurer, is of unknown origins. He arrived in Russia in 1732 to present to the Russian government a memorandum for finding a northern sea passage to...

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Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck

Frank Prochaska.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; European History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 982 words.

Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck (1833–1897), philanthropist, was born Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth on 27 November 1833 in Hanover, the...

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St Enda's

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — European History.

Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland, was a bilingual boarding school for boys founded in 1910 by Patrick Pearse (1879–1916), the Irish nationalist, educationist, and writer. The house,...

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Webbe, Edward

Richard Raiswell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; European History. 830 words.

Webbe, Edward (b. 1553/4), soldier and adventurer, son of Richard Webbe, 'master gunner of England' (Webbe, Travailes, 17), was born at St Katharine by the Tower, London. Nothing is known...

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