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Baker, Robert (fl. c. 1563), mariner and poet

P. E. H. Hair.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday. 607 words.

Baker, Robert (fl. c. 1563), mariner and poet, is known only through his one published writing. Possibly a relative of the Bakers of Sissinghurst who had connections with the...

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Barlow, Joel

Carla J. Mulford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2713 words.

Barlow, Joel (24 March 1754–26 December 1812), businessman, diplomat, and poet, was born in Redding, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Barlow and Esther Hull, fairly well-to-do farmers. Barlow...

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Bronowski, Jacob (1908–1974), mathematician, poet, and humanist

Susan Sheets-Pyenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1197 words.

Bronowski, Jacob (1908–1974), mathematician, poet, and humanist, was born on 18 January 1908 in Łódź, Poland, the first of the three children of Abram Bronowski, haberdasher, and his wife,...

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Casal, Lourdes

Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics; Psychology; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1865 words.

Casal, Lourdes (5 Apr. 1938–1 Feb. 1981), poet, literary critic, social psychologist, and political activist, was born Lourdes Emilia Irene de la Caridad Casal y Valdés in Havana,...

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Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet

Michael Banton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1242 words.

Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet, was born on 11 April 1904 in Calcutta to Eurasian parents, Percy and Sophy Dover. He was a descendant of Colonel...

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Gwyn, David (fl. 1588–1602?), poet and pirate

John Bennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 578 words.

Gwyn, David (fl. 1588–1602?), poet and pirate, was doubtless of Welsh extraction, though his origins remain obscure. According to his one work published in 1588, Gwyn was a Spanish prisoner...

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Krause, Herbert Arthur

Arthur R. Huseboe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1367 words.

Krause, Herbert Arthur (25 May 1905–22 September 1976), novelist, English professor, poet, and naturalist, was born near Friberg, Minnesota, the son of Arthur Krause, a farmer and...

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McKay, Archibald (1801–1883), poet and topographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 214 words.

McKay, Archibald (1801–1883), poet and topographer, was born at Kilmarnock, the son of Alexander McKay, farmer, and his wife, Janet, née McGill. After receiving a rudimentary education he...

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Mercer, Andrew (1775–1842), poet and topographer

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 248 words.

Mercer, Andrew (1775–1842), poet and topographer, was born in Selkirk. He was destined for the ministry, and in 1790 entered the University of Edinburgh. Ultimately he gave up theology,...

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Midleton [Myddelton], Wiliam (c. 1550–1596?), poet and sailor

Gruffydd Aled Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday. 918 words.

Midleton [Myddelton], Wiliam (c. 1550–1596?), poet and sailor, was the fourth son of Ffowc Midleton (d. 1571), a gentleman of Archwedlog, Llansannan, Denbighshire, and Alis (d. 1590/91),...

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