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George Wishart

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — British History.

(c.1513–46),

Scottish Reformer. He fled to England when charged with heresy in 1538 and travelled on the Continent. Returning to Scotland in 1543, he began active propaganda on...

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Wishart, Ruth

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 111 words.

d of Jack Wishart and Margaret Wishart; m 1971, Roderick McLeod (d 2004)

writer and broadcaster

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Wishart & Co.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 52 words.

One of the most radical British publishers of the interwar period, founded by E. E. Wishart and the poet Douglas

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William Wishart

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1692–1753)

William Wishart was probably born in Leith. He died in Edinburgh on 12 May 1753. He graduated MA from Edinburgh in 1709, trained for the ministry, and studied also ...

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Wishart & Co.

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

One of the most radical British publishers of the interwar period, founded by E. E. Wishart and the poet Douglas Garman in 1925. After its 1935 merger with Martin Lawrence ...

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Wishart, George

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 86 words.

(c. 1513–46).

One of the first Scottish protestant martyrs. Wishart came from Pittarrow near Montrose. After visiting Germany and Switzerland, he became a fellow of Corpus Christi...

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Wishart, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 105 words.

CBE 1945; LLD 1947; MA; FEIS

Born 1879; s of late Robert Wishart, Glasgow; m 1920, Isabella Mary, d of late James Gulliland, Glasgow; one d; died 14 Dec. 1970...

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Wishart, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 197 words.

MA (Edin. and Cantab.), 1922; DSc (Lond.) 1928; FRSE, Fellow Royal Statistical Soc.

Born 28 Nov. 1898; 2nd s of John Wishart, Montrose, Scotland; m 1924, Olive...

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Wishart, Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 103 words.

Born 9 March 1962; s of Alex and Nan Wishart; m 1990, Carrie Lindsay (separated 2003); one s

MP...

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John Wishart

Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

(1898–1956; b. Montrose, Scotland; d. Acapulco, Mexico) Scottish statistician. Either side of the First World War (when he served in the Black Watch regiment), Wishart studied mathematics...

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Wishart, John (1898–1956)

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 101 words.

Either side of the First World War (when he served in the Black Watch regiment), Wishart studied mathematics and physics at Edinburgh U. In ...

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Wishart, Captain Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 60 words.

DSO 1903

Born 1875; s of late Andrew and late Alena Wishart; m; two s one d; died 3 Nov. 1938

retired

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Wishart, Col Sir Sidney

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 93 words.

Kt 1921; VD; TD

Born 27 Feb. 1854; s of late John C. Wishart of Seaton Carew, Co. Durham; m 1898, Alice Maud, d of late Wm Heseltine; one ...

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Wishart, Professor George Macfeat

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 119 words.

BSc, MD, FRFPSG, FRSE

Born 18 Aug. 1895; s of George Wishart, Grain Merchant, Glasgow; m 1926, Elizabeth Mary, d of Canon F. Bedale, Nuneaton; two d; died 18 July...

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Compound Real Wishart and <i>q</i>-Wishart Matrices

Włodzimierz Bryc.

in International Mathematics Research Notices

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Pure Mathematics. 0 words.

We introduce a family of matrices with noncommutative entries that generalize the classical real Wishart matrices. With the help of the Brauer product, we derive a nonasymptotic expression...

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Wishart

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 48 words.

Scottish (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman French form, Wischard, of the Old French personal name Guiscard. This

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Wishart

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 298 words.

Variants: Wishard, Wisher, Whisker, Wisker, Wiskar, Witchard

Current frequencies: GB 2398, Ireland 82 •

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Wishart, Lorna Cecilia (1911–2000)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Social and Cultural History. 4 words.

See Wishart, Ernest Edward

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Wishart, George (<i>c.</i> 1513–46)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 82 words.

(c. 1513–46).

One of the first Scottish protestant martyrs. Wishart came from Pittarrow near Montrose. After visiting Germany

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Wishart, John (1898–1956)

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 86 words.

Either side of the First World War (when he served in the Black Watch regiment), Wishart studied mathematics and physics

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Wishart, William (1692–1753)

M. A. Stewart.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1475 words.

William Wishart was probably born in Leith. He died in Edinburgh on 12 May 1753. He graduated MA from

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