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Marshall, William [Billy] (1671/2?–1792), Gypsy leader

Hamish Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Politics and Law. 609 words.

Marshall, William [Billy] (1671/2?–1792), Gypsy leader, was born either in the parish of Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, or in Minnigaff, Kirkcudbrightshire. The Gypsy clan to which he belonged was...

Wood, Abram (d. 1799), Gypsy patriarch

Eldra Jarman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Politics and Law. 656 words.

Wood, Abram (d. 1799), Gypsy patriarch, is a figure about whom information is meagre and mostly traditional. His surname is of English origin and it may be presumed that he migrated into...