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Allen, Hervey

Stuart E. Knee.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1169 words.

Allen, Hervey (08 December 1889–28 December 1949), writer, was born William Hervey Allen, Jr., in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of William Hervey Allen, Sr., an inventor and speculator,...

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Banks, John (1709–1751), poet and biographer

Francis Espinasse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies. 515 words.

Banks, John (1709–1751), poet and biographer, was born at Sonning, Berkshire. After the death about 1715 of his father, John, his education was entrusted to his uncle, who placed him at a...

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Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston

Dorothy McLeod MacInerney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education; Biographical Studies. 1149 words.

Barr, Amelia Edith Huddleston (29 March 1831–10 March 1919), author and teacher, was born in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, the daughter of the Reverend William Henry Huddleston and Mary...

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Bingham, Peregrine (1754–1826), biographer and poet

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies. 300 words.

Bingham, Peregrine (1754–1826), biographer and poet, was the second son of George Bingham (1715–1800), rector for fifty-two years of Pimperne, Dorset, and Sarah Beale (d. 1756). He was...

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Blind [née Cohen], Mathilde (1841–1896), poet and biographer

Patricia Srebrnik.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies. 1361 words.

Blind [née Cohen], Mathilde (1841–1896), poet and biographer, was born at Mannheim, Germany, on 21 March 1841, the elder of two children of a Jewish banker named Cohen and his second wife,...

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Calvert, George Henry

James R. Simmons.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Biographical Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1133 words.

Calvert, George Henry (02 June 1803–24 May 1889), author, was born on his family’s estate near Bladensburg, Maryland, the son of George Calvert, a planter and politician, and Rosalie...

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Cannan [married name Slater], May Wedderburn (1893–1973), writer

Jane Potter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies; Literature. 1263 words.

Cannan [married name Slater], May Wedderburn (1893–1973), writer, was born at 34 St Giles, Oxford, on 14 October 1893, the second daughter of Charles Cannan (1858–1919), Aristotelian...

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Carey [née Jackson], Mary, Lady Carey (b. c. 1609, d. in or after 1680), author of verse and autobiographical meditations

Sara H. Mendelson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies. 785 words.

Carey [née Jackson], Mary, Lady Carey (b. c. 1609, d. in or after 1680), author of verse and autobiographical meditations, was the daughter and heir of Sir John Jackson of...

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Cavendish, George (b. 1494, d. in or before 1562?), biographer and poet

A. S. G. Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biographical Studies. 987 words.

Cavendish, George (b. 1494, d. in or before 1562?), biographer and poet, was born on 21 June 1494, the fourth child and eldest son of Thomas Cavendish (d. 1524), clerk of the pipe to Henry...

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De Casseres, Benjamin

Jim Tuck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Journalism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1220 words.

De Casseres, Benjamin (1873–06 December 1945), author and journalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of David De Casseres, a printer, and Charlotte Davis. On his father’s...

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