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Sinclair, Oliver (d. in or before 1576), courtier

David H. Caldwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1409 words.

Sinclair, Oliver (d. in or before 1576), courtier, was a younger son of Sir Oliver Sinclair (fl. 1476–1523) of Roslin and one of his three wives. He had at least seven brothers, of whom...

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Sinclair, Henry (1507/8–1565), judge and bishop of Ross

Mark Dilworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1372 words.

Sinclair, Henry (1507/8–1565), judge and bishop of Ross, was the son of Sir Oliver Sinclair of Roslin, Edinburghshire (d. 1513), and his second wife, Isabella Livingstone, and grandson of...

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Sinclair, John (c. 1510–1566), lawyer and jurist

Athol Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 873 words.

Sinclair, John (c. 1510–1566), lawyer and jurist, was the fourth son of Sir Oliver Sinclair of Roslin (d. 1513) and Isabella Livingstone, his wife. He was a younger brother of Henry...

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Dunlop, Prof. Douglas Morton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 218 words.

Born 25 Feb. 1909; o s of Rev. H. Morton Dunlop and Helen Oliver, e d of W. D. Dunn; m 1948, Margaret Sinclair, y d of Major A. R. Munro, TD, Hillend, Edinburgh;...

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Solway Moss, battle of

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 89 words.

1542.

When war broke out in August 1542 between Henry VIII and his nephew James V of Scotland, an English raid was defeated at Hadden Rig. James then assembled a large army for a...

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battle of Solway Moss

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

1542.

When war broke out in August 1542 between Henry VIII and his nephew James V of Scotland, an English raid was defeated at Hadden Rig. James then assembled a large army for a...

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Samuel Beckett: Exile and Experiment

David Wheatley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Poetry

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7185 words.

In October 1937, Samuel Beckett went to Paris but was forced to return to Ireland almost immediately to appear in court in connection with the libel suit filed by his uncle ‘Boss’ Sinclair...

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Trinity of Passion

Alan M. Wald.

February 2007; p ublished online July 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 344 pages.

The second of three volumes that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, this book carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a...

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Gossett, Louis, Jr.

Roanne Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 575 words.

A stage actor from the age of seventeen, Louis Gossett, Jr., gained national recognition for his Emmy Award–winning role as Fiddler in the popular television adaptation of Roots (1977)...

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Shavers, Charlie

Barry Kernfeld.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1230 words.

jazz trumpeter, arranger, and composer, was born Charles James Shavers in New York City. His parents’ names are unknown, but his father ran a barbershop underneath the Savoy Ballroom in...

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Index

in British Yearbook of International Law

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 10069 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—29

in Arbitration International

December 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2627 words.

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List of Contributors – Volume 1–26

in Arbitration International

December 2010; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 2353 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—27

in Arbitration International

December 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2423 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1—28

in Arbitration International

December 2012; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 2529 words.

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List of Contributors — Volume 1–30

in Arbitration International

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 2715 words.

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Cinema, African

Elizabeth Heath.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2001 words.

According to popular legend, cinema was first introduced to Africa in 1896, after a stolen bioscope mysteriously made its way to Cape Town, South Africa. For the next several decades...

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<i>The Status of the Report of the Executive Directors on the ICSID Convention</i>

Barton Legum and William Kirtley.

in ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Journal

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8561 words.

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