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Barber [née Bowker], Mary Elizabeth

Alan Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History. 1280 words.

Barber [née Bowker], Mary Elizabeth (1818–1899), poet and natural historian, was born at Manor Farm, South Newton, Wiltshire, on 5 January 1818, the ninth child and first daughter of Miles...

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Clare, John

Eric H. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History; Agriculture and Farming. 3235 words.

Clare, John (1793–1864), poet, farm labourer, and naturalist, was born on 13 July 1793 in West Street, Helpston, Northamptonshire, the son of Parker Clare (1765–1846), a thresher and local...

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Dovaston, John Freeman Milward

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History. 1249 words.

Dovaston, John Freeman Milward (1782–1854), naturalist and poet, the younger child and only son of John Dovaston (1740–1808) and his wife, Ann, née Price, was born on 30 December 1782 in...

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Dover, Cedric Cyril

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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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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Lister, Thomas

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Natural History. 505 words.

Lister, Thomas (1810–1888), poet and naturalist, was born at Old Mill, Barnsley, Yorkshire, on 11 February 1810, the youngest of the fourteen children of Joseph Lister, a Quaker gardener...

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Masters, John White

Tony Fairman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Botany. 1175 words.

Masters, John White (1791–1873), botanist and poet, was born on 16 January 1791 and baptized on 23 January at St Mary's, Ashford, Kent, the last of eight children of William Masters (c.1749...

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Rimington, Claude

Merton Sandler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Biochemistry. 960 words.

Rimington, Claude (1902–1993), biochemist and poet, was born on 17 November 1902 in London, the youngest of three children of George Garthwaite Rimington, a businessman, and his wife,...

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Slater, Lydia Elisabeth Leonidovna Pasternak

Craig Raine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Biochemistry. 840 words.

Slater, Lydia Elisabeth Leonidovna Pasternak (1902–1989), biochemist, poet, and translator, was born on 21 March 1902 in Moscow, the last of four children of Leonid Osipovich Pasternak...

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Wilson, Alexander

Frank N. Egerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ornithology. 1696 words.

Wilson, Alexander (1766–1813), ornithologist and poet, was born on 6 July 1766 within the former walled garden of Paisley Abbey, Paisley, probably the youngest of the three children of...

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