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Burn, Andrew (1742–1814), marine officer and religious writer

Richard C. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 828 words.

Burn, Andrew (1742–1814), marine officer and religious writer, was born in Dundee on 8 September 1742, the son of George John Burn and Christian Donie. When business failure induced his...

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Dell, Jonas (d. 1665?), soldier and religious writer

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religious Studies. 683 words.

Dell, Jonas (d. 1665?), soldier and religious writer, may have fought in the parliamentarian army in the civil war. Nothing is known about his origins or early life, but in 1658 he attacked...

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Greville, Robert, second Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court (1607–1643), parliamentarian army officer and religious writer

Ann Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religious Studies. 3357 words.

Greville, Robert, second Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court (1607–1643), parliamentarian army officer and religious writer, was born in May 1607, the son of Fulke Greville (1575–1632) of...

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Heydon, Sir Christopher (1561–1623), soldier and writer on astrology

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Mysticism. 1773 words.

Heydon, Sir Christopher (1561–1623), soldier and writer on astrology, was born in Surrey on 14 August 1561, the eldest son of Sir William Heydon (1540–1594) of Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, and...

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Lurting, Thomas (1628x32–1713), sailor and religious writer

Gil Skidmore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Religious Studies. 625 words.

Lurting, Thomas (1628x32–1713), sailor and religious writer, was pressed into the navy in 1646 at the age of about fourteen according to his later account. After fighting in Ireland for two...

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Pike, Albert

Mark C. Carnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Alternative Belief Systems. 1788 words.

Pike, Albert (29 December 1809–02 April 1891), lawyer, soldier, and Masonic scholar, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Pike, a cobbler, and Sarah Andrews. The boy was...

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Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki (c. 1832–1893), Maori fighter and religious leader

Judith Binney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1575 words.

Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki (c. 1832–1893), Maori fighter and religious leader, was born about 1832 at Te Pa-o-Kahu, Turanganui-a-Kiwa (Poverty Bay), New Zealand, the second of four...

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