in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Surgery. 1457 words.
Wafer, Lionel (d. 1705), surgeon and buccaneer, may have been of Huguenot descent. His knowledge of Gaelic, and a boyhood spent in Scotland and Ireland, may indicate that his father was a...