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Paroissien, James (1784-1827), military surgeon and diplomatist

Celia Wu

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Paroissien, James (1784-1827), military surgeon and diplomatist, was born on 25 November 1784 at Barking, Essex, the son of Lewis Paroissien, a schoolmaster, whose Huguenot grandfather had been naturalized in 1709, and his wife, Mary. His half-brother, George, was educated at Cambridge and served as curate in Hackney for thirty-six ...

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