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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...

Penn, William

Jean R. Soderlund.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming. 2973 words.

Penn, William (14 October 1644–30 July 1718), founder of Pennsylvania and eminent English Quaker, was born in London, England, the son of Sir William Penn, an admiral, and Margaret Jasper...

Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Religion; Education. 1658 words.

Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter, was born in Creetown, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 1 September 1788, the youngest of three sons of William Thomson, school...

Younghusband, Sir Francis Edward (1863–1942), explorer, geographer, and mystic

David Matless.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Indian History. 2344 words.

Younghusband, Sir Francis Edward (1863–1942), explorer, geographer, and mystic, was born on 31 May 1863 at Murree, India, the fourth of the five children of Major (later Major-General) John...