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Chandler, Richard (bap. 1737, d. 1810), classical scholar and traveller

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 844 words.

Chandler, Richard (bap. 1737, d. 1810), classical scholar and traveller, was born at Elson, Hampshire, and baptized at Alverstoke on 11 May 1737, the son of Daniel and Elizabeth Chandler....

Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 882 words.

Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar, was born on 27 October 1771 at Cawood, Yorkshire, the eldest of three sons and a daughter of John Sawrey Morritt,...

Wood, Robert (1716/17–1771), traveller and classical scholar

D. M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 2453 words.

Wood, Robert (1716/17–1771), traveller and classical scholar, was probably born in the manse at Summerhill, co. Meath, where his father, Alexander James Wood (1683–1747), who came from...