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Charles [Charles d' Orléans], duke of Orléans (1394–1465), prince and poet

Mary-Jo Arn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); European History. 2698 words.

Charles [Charles d' Orléans], duke of Orléans (1394–1465), prince and poet, was born on 24 November 1394 at the royal Hôtel St Pol in Paris, the fourth but first surviving son of Louis...

Doughty, Charles Montagu (1843–1926), explorer, travel writer, and poet

Stephen E. Tabachnick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Maps and Map-making; European History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; African History. 3249 words.

Doughty, Charles Montagu (1843–1926), explorer, travel writer, and poet, was born on 19 August 1843 at Theberton Hall, Leiston, Suffolk, the younger of two sons of the Revd Charles Montagu...

Herbert [Harbert], William (1583?–1628), poet and adventurer

Leo Daugherty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1449 words.

Herbert [Harbert], William (1583?–1628), poet and adventurer, was born in Glamorgan, the son of Nicholas Herbert (1543–1601), writer, pirate, merchant, and public official, and either his...

Home, Archibald

David S. Shields.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 752 words.

Home, Archibald (1705?– April 1744), secretary of the colony of New Jersey and poet, was born in Berwick, Scotland, the son of Sir John Home, the baronet of Berwick. His mother’s name is...

Hopkinson, Francis

Harry M. Ward.

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; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Composition. 1722 words.

Hopkinson, Francis (02 October 1737–09 May 1791), author, composer, and judge, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas Hopkinson, a lawyer and Pennsylvania councillor, and Mary Johnson....

Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (d. 1170), prince of Gwynedd and poet

A. D. Carr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Welsh History. 1498 words.

Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (d. 1170), prince of Gwynedd and poet, was the eldest son of Owain Gwynedd (d. 1170), king of north Wales; his mother, Pyfog (or Ffynod), was Irish. After the...

Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-, first earl of Lytton [pseud. Owen Meredith] (1831–1891), viceroy of India and poet

David Washbrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 4439 words.

Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-, first earl of Lytton [pseud. Owen Meredith] (1831–1891), viceroy of India and poet, was the only son of Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer Lytton, first Baron...

Odell, Jonathan

Robert M. Calhoon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1074 words.

Odell, Jonathan (25 September 1737–25 November 1818), Anglican clergyman, Loyalist, and poet, was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of John Odell, a skilled carpenter, and Temperance...

Parmenius, Stephen [István Budai] (d. 1583), Latin poet and explorer in America

David B. Quinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 557 words.

Parmenius, Stephen [István Budai] (d. 1583), Latin poet and explorer in America, was probably born in Ráckeve, Hungary (now Cluj in Romania), the son of István Budai, a name he also bore...

Philp [Philip], James, of Almerieclose (1654/5–1714x25), Jacobite poet

Murray G. H. Pittock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 543 words.

Philp [Philip], James, of Almerieclose (1654/5–1714x25), Jacobite poet, was born at Arbroath, Forfarshire, the son of James Philp of Almerieclose (d. 1695/6), 'a small property … composed...