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Lyell, Charles

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Botany. 504 words.

Lyell, Charles (1769–1849), botanist and literary scholar, was born on 7 March 1769 at Southampton Buildings, Holborn, London, the eldest son of Charles Lyell (1734–1796), naval officer,...

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Warner, Richard

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Botany. 1177 words.

Warner, Richard (1713?–1775), botanist and literary scholar, was born in London, the third son of John Warner (1663–1721), goldsmith and banker, in business in the Strand, near Temple Bar....

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White, Thomas Holt [T. H. W.]

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 669 words.

White, Thomas Holt [T. H. W.] (1724–1797), naturalist and literary critic, was born Thomas White at Compton, Surrey, on 13 October 1724, the second son of John White (1688–1758), barrister,...

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