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Finch, Sir John

Sarah Hutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1565 words.

Finch, Sir John (1626–1682), physician and diplomat, was the fourth of the seven children, and the youngest son, of Sir Heneage Finch (1580–1631), and his first wife, Frances, daughter of...

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Flight

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 0 words.

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Hatteclyffe, William

Rosemary Horrox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 829 words.

Hatteclyffe, William (d. 1480), physician and diplomat, was admitted as a fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, in June 1437. He was a foundation fellow of King's College in 1441/2. In January...

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Lord, Percival Barton

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Surgery. 559 words.

Lord, Percival Barton (1808–1840), diplomatic agent and surgeon, was born at Cork. He was the son of John Lord, chaplain to an institution founded by the Kingston family at Mitchelstown,...

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McNeill, Sir John

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Surgery. 1131 words.

McNeill, Sir John (1795–1883), diplomatist and surgeon, born on the island of Colonsay, Argyll, Scotland, was the third of the six sons of John McNeill (1767–1846) of Colonsay and his wife,...

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Morison, Thomas

Sarah Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1033 words.

Morison, Thomas (d. 1603), physician and diplomat, is thought to have come from Aberdeen, but nothing is known of his early life, and his styling himself Aberdonanus may imply only that he...

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Parker, Peter

Amalie M. Kass.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Religion and Education. 1507 words.

Parker, Peter (18 June 1804–10 January 1888), medical missionary and diplomat, was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Parker and Catherine Murdock, farmers. The member of...

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Paroissien, James

Celia Wu.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 694 words.

Paroissien, James (1784–1827), military surgeon and diplomatist, was born on 25 November 1784 at Barking, Essex, the son of Lewis Paroissien, a schoolmaster, whose Huguenot grandfather had...

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Root, Joseph Pomeroy

Pearl T. Ponce.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 955 words.

Root, Joseph Pomeroy (23 April 1826–20 July 1885), physician and diplomat, was born in Greenwich, Massachusetts, the son of John Root and Lucy Reynolds. He graduated from Berkshire Medical...

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Staunton, Sir George Leonard, first baronet

Stephen Wheeler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1456 words.

Staunton, Sir George Leonard, first baronet (1737–1801), physician and diplomatist, was born at Cargin, co. Galway, on 10 April 1737, the only son and heir of George Staunton (1700–1780),...

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