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Burke, William (1728x30–1798), political writer and administrator in India

George C. McElroy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Theory. 2236 words.

Burke, William (1728x30–1798), political writer and administrator in India, was the eldest son of John Burke (d. 1764), attorney, of St Marylebone, London, and Plaistow, Essex, and his...

Digges, Dudley (1613–1643), royalist political writer

David Stoker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political Theory. 923 words.

Digges, Dudley (1613–1643), royalist political writer, was born in Chilham, Kent, the third son of Sir Dudley Digges (1582/3–1639), diplomat and judge, and Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas...

Johnston, Gabriel (1698–1752), political writer and colonial governor

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1259 words.

Johnston, Gabriel (1698–1752), political writer and colonial governor, was born in Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotland, where he was baptized on 28 February 1698, the son of the Revd Samuel...

Livingston, William [pseud. the American Whig] (1723–1790), lawyer, political writer, and colonial governor

Milton M. Klein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1498 words.

Livingston, William [pseud. the American Whig] (1723–1790), lawyer, political writer, and colonial governor, was born in Albany, New York, on 30 November 1723. He was the son of Catherine...

Mauduit, Israel (1708–1787), colonial official and political writer

Karl Wolfgang Schweizer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Theory. 891 words.

Mauduit, Israel (1708–1787), colonial official and political writer, was probably born at Bermondsey, London. He was descended from a French protestant family who settled at Exeter early in...

Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America

Mrinalini Sinha.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Indian History; Maps and Map-making. 1383 words.

Mayo, Katherine (1867–1940), author in the United States of America, was born on 24 January 1867 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of James Henry Mayo, mining engineer, and his...

Peyton, Sir Edward, second baronet (1587/8–1652?), parliamentarian political writer

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; UK Politics; British History. 1467 words.

Peyton, Sir Edward, second baronet (1587/8–1652?), parliamentarian political writer, was the eldest of the five sons (there were also six daughters) of Sir John Peyton (d. 1616) of Isleham,...

Pynchon, William (1590–1662), public official and pamphleteer in America

Robert Charles Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Theory. 769 words.

Pynchon, William (1590–1662), public official and pamphleteer in America, was born on 26 December 1590 at Springfield, Essex, the son of John Pynchon (d. 1610) and Frances Brett (bap....