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Barron, James

Linda M. Maloney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1088 words.

Barron, James (1769–21 April 1851), naval officer, was born in Virginia, the younger of two naval sons of James Barron, a merchant captain and officer of the Virginia navy in the...

Colvocoresses, George Musalas

Paul David Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 857 words.

Colvocoresses, George Musalas (22 October 1816–03 June 1872), naval officer, was born on the Greek island of Chios, the son of Constantine Colvocoresses and Franka Grimaldi. In 1822 he was...

Deane, Richard (bap. 1610, d. 1653), army and naval officer and regicide

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 4270 words.

Deane, Richard (bap. 1610, d. 1653), army and naval officer and regicide, was baptized on 8 July 1610 in the parish church of Guiting Power, a younger son of Edward Deane (d. before 1653)...

Decatur, Stephen

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1323 words.

Decatur, Stephen (05 January 1779–22 March 1820), naval officer, was born in a log cabin in Sinepuxent, Maryland, the son of Stephen Decatur, a merchant and privateer, and Ann Pine. Growing...

Duckett [formerly Jackson], Sir George, first baronet (1725–1822), naval administrator and judge

Michael Duffy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 989 words.

Duckett [formerly Jackson], Sir George, first baronet (1725–1822), naval administrator and judge, was born on 24 October 1725, probably in Yorkshire, the third but oldest surviving son of...

Forfait, Pierre Alexandre (1752–1807)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 3 words.

See Industrial spies

Goodere, Samuel (1687–1741), naval officer and murderer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 922 words.

Goodere, Samuel (1687–1741), naval officer and murderer, was born in Charleton, Worcestershire, the youngest son of the three sons and a daughter of Sir Edward Goodere, third baronet (b. in...

Green, Thomas (1679/80–1705), seaman and pirate

Samuel Pyeatt Menefee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1529 words.

Green, Thomas (1679/80–1705), seaman and pirate, of unknown parentage, was brother to John Green, a London attorney. In 1701, when his age was said to be twenty-one, Captain Green,...

Halsey, John

Joseph Gribbins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime. 1230 words.

Halsey, John (01 March 1670–1716), privateer and pirate, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of James Halsey (occupation unknown) and Dinah (maiden name unknown). Born in North...

Halsey, John (1663?–1709?), privateer turned pirate

James William Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 866 words.

Halsey, John (1663?–1709?), privateer turned pirate, came from Boston, Massachusetts. Nothing is known about his parents or his early life. As commander of the brigantine Charles he...

Jones, Thomas ap Catesby

Gene A. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1357 words.

Jones, Thomas ap Catesby (24 April 1790–30 May 1858), naval officer, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the son of Catesby Jones and Lettice Tuberville, farmers. After his father’s...

Kidd, William (c. 1645–1701), pirate and privateer

Robert C. Ritchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1518 words.

Kidd, William (c. 1645–1701), pirate and privateer, was a Scot, by tradition born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, into the family of a Church of Scotland minister; however, the names of his...

Lee, Samuel Phillips

Elbert B. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1318 words.

Lee, Samuel Phillips (13 February 1812–05 June 1897), naval officer, was born at Sully Plantation in Fairfax County, Virginia, the son of Francis Lightfoot Lee (1782–1850), lawyer and...

Levy, Uriah Phillips

Ira Dye.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1463 words.

Levy, Uriah Phillips (22 April 1792–22 March 1862), U.S. naval officer and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Michael Levy, a merchant, and Rachel Phillips....

Mainwaring, Sir Henry (1586/7–1653), pirate and naval officer

G. G. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1150 words.

Mainwaring, Sir Henry (1586/7–1653), pirate and naval officer, was the second son of Sir George Mainwaring (d. 1628) MP, of Ightfield, Shropshire, and Anne (d. 1624), daughter of Sir...

McHardy, John Bunch Bonnemaison (1801–1882), naval and police officer

Maureen Scollan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1566 words.

McHardy, John Bunch Bonnemaison (1801–1882), naval and police officer, was born at New Providence, Bahamas, on 3 December 1801, the only surviving son of Robert McHardy, who had emigrated...

Orton, Arthur (b. 1834)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 8 words.

See Tichborne claimant

Lives of the law

Perry, Oliver Hazard

Robert G. Baker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 2198 words.

Perry, Oliver Hazard (23 August 1785–23 August 1819), naval officer, was born near South Kingston, Rhode Island, the son of Christopher Raymond Perry, a and Sarah Wallace Alexander. Of...

Pim, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan (1826–1886), naval officer and barrister

C. H. Coote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 979 words.

Pim, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan (1826–1886), naval officer and barrister, was born on 12 June 1826 at Bideford, Devon, son of Lieutenant Edward Bedford Pim. His father died of yellow...

Reid, Thomas (1791–1825), naval surgeon and prison reformer

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Surgery. 291 words.

Reid, Thomas (1791–1825), naval surgeon and prison reformer, was born of protestant parents and educated near Dungannon, co. Tyrone. He passed his examination at the Royal College of...