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Deganawidah

Cornelius J. Jaenen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Alternative Belief Systems; Native American History; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1057 words.

Deganawidah (fl. 1450), Huron spiritual leader and mystic, and, according to Iroquois legends, principal founder of the League of the Hau-Dé-No-Sau-Nee, or People of the Longhouse. The oral...

Eleanor [née Eleanor Cobham], duchess of Gloucester (c. 1400–1452), alleged sorcerer

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 984 words.

Eleanor [née Eleanor Cobham], duchess of Gloucester (c. 1400–1452), alleged sorcerer, was the second wife of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, and attracted notoriety when convicted and...

Gostelow [Gorstelow], Walter (bap. 1604, d. 1662?), royalist prophet

Ian L. O'Neill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics; British History. 1097 words.

Gostelow [Gorstelow], Walter (bap. 1604, d. 1662?), royalist prophet, was born at Prescott House, Prescote, near Cropredy, Oxfordshire, and baptized at St Mary's Church, Cropredy, on 26...

Wharton, Sir George, first baronet (1617–1681), astrologer and royalist

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics; British History. 2607 words.

Wharton, Sir George, first baronet (1617–1681), astrologer and royalist, was born on 4 April 1617 at Strickland, near Kirkby Kendal in Westmorland, the son of George Wharton, a blacksmith...

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...