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Alexander, William, first earl of Stirling (1577–1640), poet and politician

David Reid.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 6087 words.

Alexander, William, first earl of Stirling (1577–1640), poet and politician, was born probably at Menstrie Castle in Clackmannanshire, the only son (there were four daughters) of Alexander...

Arnold, Matthew (1822–1888), poet, writer, and inspector of schools

Stefan Collini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Political Institutions; Public Administration; Organization and Management of Education. 7389 words.

Arnold, Matthew (1822–1888), poet, writer, and inspector of schools, was born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, on 24 December 1822, the eldest son and second of the nine surviving children...

Ashby, George (b. before 1385?, d. 1475), administrator and poet

John Scattergood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Political Institutions; Public Administration. 887 words.

Ashby, George (b. before 1385?, d. 1475), administrator and poet, was of unknown origins. Many of the details of his life have to be deduced from his surviving poems, but they are borne out...

Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas] (1860–1914), poet and anarchist–communist

Gutala Krishnamurti.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1641 words.

Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas] (1860–1914), poet and anarchist–communist, was born in Rangoon, Burma, on 13 July 1860, the third and only surviving son of John Barlas...

Barlow, Joel

Carla J. Mulford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2713 words.

Barlow, Joel (24 March 1754–26 December 1812), businessman, diplomat, and poet, was born in Redding, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Barlow and Esther Hull, fairly well-to-do farmers. Barlow...

Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1157 words.

Barlow, Joel (1754–1812), poet and diplomatist, was born on 24 March 1754 at Redding, Connecticut, the fourth child of Samuel Barlow, farmer, and his second wife, Esther Hull. For several...

Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist

W. H. Oliver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics and Law; Journalism. 1237 words.

Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist, was born on 29 June 1926 at 97 Elm Row, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, the son of Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter (1881–1970), a small...

Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah (1845–1895), poet and anarchist

Katharine McGowran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 627 words.

Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah (1845–1895), poet and anarchist, was born on 14 May 1845 in St John's Hill, Battersea, Surrey, to Louisa and Alexander Bevington. The...

Bolling, Robert

J. A. Leo Lemay.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics. 1295 words.

Bolling, Robert (17 August 1738–21 July 1775), Virginia burgess and poet, was born in Varina, Henrico (new Chesterfield) County, Virginia, the son of John Bolling II, burgess and planter,...

Booth, Eva Selina Gore- (1870–1926), suffragist and poet

Gifford Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1006 words.

Booth, Eva Selina Gore- (1870–1926), suffragist and poet, was born on 22 May 1870 at Lissadell, co. Sligo, Ireland, the second of three daughters and the third of the five children of Sir...

Boswell, Sir Alexander, first baronet (1775–1822), poet and politician

D. R. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 1457 words.

Boswell, Sir Alexander, first baronet (1775–1822), poet and politician, was born on 9 October 1775 at James's Court, Edinburgh, the first son of James Boswell (1740–1795), the biographer of...

Brooke, Christopher (c. 1570–1628), politician and poet

Michelle O'Callaghan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 1583 words.

Brooke, Christopher (c. 1570–1628), politician and poet, was the son of Robert Brooke (c.1531–1599), a wealthy York merchant and alderman, and Jane (d. 1604), daughter of Christopher...

Brooke, Henry

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. 817 words.

Brooke, Henry (01 October 1678–06 February 1736), poet and politician, was born at Norton Priory in England, the youngest son of Sir Henry Brook, baronet of Norton. His mother’s name is not...

Buchanan, George (1506–1582), poet, historian, and administrator

D. M. Abbott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; History; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 4559 words.

Buchanan, George (1506–1582), poet, historian, and administrator, was born about 1 February 1506 at a farm called The Moss in Killearn parish, Stirlingshire, the fifth of eight children of...

Burges [later Lamb], Sir James Bland, first baronet (1752–1824), politician and poet

David Hill Radcliffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 1995 words.

Burges [later Lamb], Sir James Bland, first baronet (1752–1824), politician and poet, was born on 8 June 1752 in Gibraltar, where his father, George Burges (1725–1786), was deputy...

Burgos, Julia de

Rafael Ocasio.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ethnic Politics. 1047 words.

Burgos, Julia de (17 February 1914–04 August 1953), poet and activist, was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Francisco Burgos Hans, a member of the National Guard, and Paula...

Canning, George (1770–1827), prime minister and parodist

Derek Beales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 11508 words.

Canning, George (1770–1827), prime minister and parodist, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, on 11 April 1770, the son of George Canning (1736–1771) and his wife, Mary Ann Costello...

Caryll, John, Jacobite first Baron Caryll of Durford (bap. 1626, d. 1711), poet and politician

Howard Erskine-Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics. 1605 words.

Caryll, John, Jacobite first Baron Caryll of Durford (bap. 1626, d. 1711), poet and politician, was probably born at West Harting, Sussex, and was baptized on 2 November 1626, the son of...

Casal, Lourdes

Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics; Psychology; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1865 words.

Casal, Lourdes (5 Apr. 1938–1 Feb. 1981), poet, literary critic, social psychologist, and political activist, was born Lourdes Emilia Irene de la Caridad Casal y Valdés in Havana,...

Cérisantisde, Mark Duncan (d. 1648)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 3 words.

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