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Barrow, John (1808–1898)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 11 words.

See Barrow, Sir John, first baronet

Arctic council

Alpine Club

Burchett, Josiah (c. 1666–1746), secretary of the Admiralty

John B. Hattendorf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1616 words.

Burchett, Josiah (c. 1666–1746), secretary of the Admiralty, was possibly the third son of John Burchett (fl. 1619–1666) of Sandwich, Kent, and his second wife, Katherine (d. 1681). The...

Carteret, Sir George, first baronet (1610?–1680), naval officer and administrator

C. H. Firth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2331 words.

Carteret, Sir George, first baronet (1610?–1680), naval officer and administrator, was the eldest son of Elie de Carteret (c.1585–1640), and his wife, Elizabeth Dumaresq (d. 1640). This...

Corbett, Thomas (d. 1751), secretary of the Admiralty board

Richard Harding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1111 words.

Corbett, Thomas (d. 1751), secretary of the Admiralty board, was the eldest son of William Corbett (d. 1699), a barrister at the Middle Temple, London, and Eleanor Jones, third daughter of...

Cox, Sir John (d. 1672), naval officer and administrator

Philip MacDougall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 587 words.

Cox, Sir John (d. 1672), naval officer and administrator, may have been the Captain John Cox of the Employment, hired by the state during the First Anglo-Dutch War in 1653. During the...

Creed, Richard (fl. 1652–1660)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 3 words.

See Creed, John

Gibson, Richard (b. 1635, d. in or after 1712), naval official

Philip MacDougall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 551 words.

Gibson, Richard (b. 1635, d. in or after 1712), naval official, was born in August 1635 in Great Yarmouth, the son of Robert Gibson, a shipmaster whose vessels traded with France, and his...

Greenhill, Henry (1646–1708)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 3 words.

See Greenhill, John

Hamond, Sir Andrew Snape, first baronet (1738–1828), naval officer and administrator

Roger Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2628 words.

Hamond, Sir Andrew Snape, first baronet (1738–1828), naval officer and administrator, was born in Blackheath, Kent, on 17 December 1738, the youngest child and only son of Robert Hamond...

Holstocke [Holstock], William (d. 1589), naval commander and administrator

James McDermott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 821 words.

Holstocke [Holstock], William (d. 1589), naval commander and administrator, sailed as page to Richard Gonson in 1534 on a voyage to Candia (Crete) and Chios in the ship Matthew Gonson. In...

Howard, Thomas, first earl of Suffolk (1561–1626), naval officer and administrator

Pauline Croft.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2935 words.

Howard, Thomas, first earl of Suffolk (1561–1626), naval officer and administrator, was born on 24 August 1561, the elder son of Thomas Howard, fourth duke of Norfolk (1538–1572), and his...

Jortin, Renatus (d. 1707), government official

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 3 words.

See Jortin, John

Loehnis, Sir Clive (1902–1992), naval officer and civil servant

D. R. Nicoll.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 886 words.

Loehnis, Sir Clive (1902–1992), naval officer and civil servant, was born on 24 August 1902 at 21 Cadogan Gardens, London, the son of Herman William Loehnis, barrister, and his wife, Vera...

Mansell, Sir Robert (1570/71–1652), naval officer and administrator

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 3224 words.

Mansell, Sir Robert (1570/71–1652), naval officer and administrator, was the fourth, or possibly the sixth, son of Sir Edward Mansell (1530/31–1585) of Margam, Glamorgan, and Lady Jane...

Middleton, Charles, first Baron Barham (1726–1813), naval officer and administrator

Roger Morriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 3890 words.

Middleton, Charles, first Baron Barham (1726–1813), naval officer and administrator, the twelfth child and second son of Robert Middleton, a collector of customs at Bo'ness in...

Mitchell, Sir David (c. 1650–1710), admiral and parliamentary official

John B. Hattendorf.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions. 1654 words.

Mitchell, Sir David (c. 1650–1710), admiral and parliamentary official, whose parents and birthplace are not known, was reportedly 'a poor boy from Scotland' (Marshall, 461), who was...

Pepys, Samuel (1633–1703), naval official and diarist

C. S. Knighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 8770 words.

Pepys, Samuel (1633–1703), naval official and diarist, was born at the family home, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London, on 23 February 1633, the second son of John Pepys (1601–1680),...

Saxton, Sir Charles, baronet (1732–1808), commissioner of the navy

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 487 words.

Saxton, Sir Charles, baronet (1732–1808), commissioner of the navy, was the youngest son of Edward Saxton, a London merchant. In January 1745 he became a ‘captain's servant’ in the Gloucest...

Slingsby, Sir Robert, baronet (1611–1661), naval officer and administrator

Bernard Capp and Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1423 words.

Slingsby, Sir Robert, baronet (1611–1661), naval officer and administrator, was the second of five sons (there were also four daughters) of Sir Guylford Slingisbie or Slingsby (1565–1631)...

Suckling, Maurice (1725–1778), naval officer and administrator

Ruddock Mackay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 960 words.

Suckling, Maurice (1725–1778), naval officer and administrator, the second son of Maurice Suckling, prebendary of Westminster and rector of Barsham in Suffolk, and Anne Turner, daughter of...