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Barton, Richard (1706–1759), topographer and religious writer

Eoin Magennis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Religious Studies. 671 words.

Barton, Richard (1706–1759), topographer and religious writer, was born in Painstown, co. Meath, Ireland, the third son of the Revd John Barton (fl. 1675–1735), dean of Ardagh, and Elinor...

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Robinson, Edward

Benjamin R. Foster.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Education; Linguistics; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1197 words.

Robinson, Edward (10 April 1794–27 January 1863), biblical scholar, was born in Southington, Connecticut, the son of William Robinson, a clergyman, and Elisabeth Norton. He graduated from...

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Younghusband, Sir Francis Edward (1863–1942), explorer, geographer, and mystic

David Matless.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Indian History. 2344 words.

Younghusband, Sir Francis Edward (1863–1942), explorer, geographer, and mystic, was born on 31 May 1863 at Murree, India, the fourth of the five children of Major (later Major-General) John...

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