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Mayo, Katherine

Mrinalini Sinha.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Indian History; Maps and Map-making. 1383 words.

Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America, was born on 24 January 1867 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of James Henry Mayo, mining engineer, and his...

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Seward, William Wenman

C. J. Woods.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Political Theory. 462 words.

Seward, William Wenman (d. 1805/6), writer on Irish politics and topography, may have been born in Dublin. He entered King's Inns, Dublin, and was admitted as an attorney in May 1776. He...

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