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Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour

Janet Oppenheim.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics. 1851 words.

Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), politician and psychical researcher, was born on 9 April 1853, in Edinburgh, the seventh of eight children of James Maitland...

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Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Ethnic Politics. 994 words.

Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler (25 June 1886–10 February 1971), and Guy Warren Ballard (28 July 1878–29 December 1939), controversial founders of the "I Am" movement, controversial founders of...

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Ballard, Guy Warren

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Ethnic Politics. 5 words.

See Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler

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Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson

Ann D. Braude.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 756 words.

Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson (17 July 1824–18 July 1886), Spiritualist lecturer and women's rights advocate, Spiritualist lecturer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Clarendon, New York,...

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Deganawidah

Cornelius J. Jaenen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Alternative Belief Systems; Native American History; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1057 words.

Deganawidah (fl. 1450), Huron spiritual leader and mystic, and, according to Iroquois legends, principal founder of the League of the Hau-Dé-No-Sau-Nee, or People of the Longhouse. The oral...

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Gostelow [Gorstelow], Walter

Ian L. O'Neill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics; British History. 1097 words.

Gostelow [Gorstelow], Walter (bap. 1604, d. 1662?), royalist prophet, was born at Prescott House, Prescote, near Cropredy, Oxfordshire, and baptized at St Mary's Church, Cropredy, on 26...

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Mansfield [née Fellowes], Margaret, Lady Sandhurst

K. D. Reynolds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Politics; Gender and Politics. 366 words.

Mansfield [née Fellowes], Margaret, Lady Sandhurst (bap. 1827, d. 1892), women's suffragist and spiritualist, was the youngest of the seven children of Robert Fellowes (1779–1869) of...

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Oliphant, Laurence

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 4239 words.

Oliphant, Laurence (1829–1888), diplomatist, traveller, and mystic, the only child of Sir Anthony Oliphant (1793–1859) and his wife, Maria (d. 1881), daughter of Colonel Campbell of the...

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Pelley, William Dudley

Scott Beekman.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Politics; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1232 words.

Pelley, William Dudley (12 March 1890–01 July 1965), novelist, religious and political leader, was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of William George Apsey Pelley, a Methodist minister...

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Tennant, Winifred Margaret Coombe [née Winifred Margaret Pearce- Serocold; pseuds. Mam o Nedd, Mrs Willett]

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1058 words.

Tennant, Winifred Margaret Coombe [née Winifred Margaret Pearce- Serocold; pseuds. Mam o Nedd, Mrs Willett] (1874–1956), suffragist and spiritualist medium, was born at Rodborough Lodge,...

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