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...