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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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Hamond, Walter (d. 1648), surgeon and writer on Madagascar

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Surgery. 733 words.

Hamond, Walter (d. 1648), surgeon and writer on Madagascar, whose origins are unknown, was apprenticed to Arthur Doughton in the Barber–Surgeons' Company of London, and made free in 1616....

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Platter, Thomas (1574–1628), physician and traveller

Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; World History. 1186 words.

Platter, Thomas (1574–1628), physician and traveller, was born on 24 July 1574 in the protestant city of Basel, Switzerland, the elder son among six children of Thomas Platter (1499–1582),...

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Senn, Nicholas

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Surgery; Medicine and Health. 1187 words.

Senn, Nicholas (31 October 1844–02 January 1908), surgeon and author, was born in Buchs, north-central Switzerland, the son of John Senn and Magdelena (maiden name unknown), farmers. The...

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Spry, Henry Harpur (1804–1842), army surgeon and writer on India

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 429 words.

Spry, Henry Harpur (1804–1842), army surgeon and writer on India, second son of Jeffery Spry (d. 1829) of the excise and his wife, Philadelphia, daughter of Joseph Knight of Bodrean, was...

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Wislizenus, Frederick Adolphus

Mark L. Gardner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Medicine and Health. 1202 words.

Wislizenus, Frederick Adolphus (21 May 1810–22 September 1889), physician and lay scientist, was born in Königsee, in the German state of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, the son of a Protestant...

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