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Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner

Eric Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1249 words.

Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was the only son of George Gordon, first duke of Gordon (b. in or before 1649, d. 1716), and...

Gosnold, Bartholomew (d. 1607), sea captain and explorer

David R. Ransome.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Travel and Holiday. 1359 words.

Gosnold, Bartholomew (d. 1607), sea captain and explorer, was the elder son of a Suffolk gentleman, Anthony Gosnold of Grundisburgh, Clopton, and Burgh, and Dorothy Bacon, a kinswoman of...

Gregory, Francis Thomas (1821–1888)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 5 words.

See Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles

Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819–1905), explorer and surveyor in Australia

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1143 words.

Gregory, Sir Augustus Charles (1819–1905), explorer and surveyor in Australia, born on 1 August 1819 at Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, was the second of the five sons of Joshua Gregory...

Habersham, James

W. Calvin Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming. 1097 words.

Habersham, James ( June 1715?–28 August 1775), planter-merchant in colonial Georgia, royal councilor, and acting governor, was born in Beverly, Yorkshire, England, the son of James...

Harrison, Benjamin

Norman K. Risjord.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming. 1271 words.

Harrison, Benjamin (1726?–24 April 1791), Virginia planter, legislator, governor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born at the family seat, “Berkeley,” Charles City...

Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings (1262–1313), soldier and landowner

Fiona Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Scottish History. 1245 words.

Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings (1262–1313), soldier and landowner, was born on 6 May 1262 at Allesley, Warwickshire, the eldest son and heir of Sir Henry Hastings (1235?–1269) and...

Heathcote, Caleb

Eugene R. Sheridan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 1091 words.

Heathcote, Caleb (06 March 1666–01 March 1721), merchant, manor lord, and Anglican activist, was born in Derbyshire, England, the son of Gilbert Heathcote, a trader in hides and iron who...

Holte, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1570/71–1654), landowner and royalist sympathizer

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; British History; Agriculture and Farming. 1696 words.

Holte, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1570/71–1654), landowner and royalist sympathizer, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Holte (d. 1592) and his wife, Dorothy Ferrers (d. 1594). At the...

Horrocks, John Ainsworth (1818–1846), explorer and farmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Horrocks, John