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Kane, Thomas Leiper

David J. Whittaker.

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; Christian Churches and Denominations; Business and Management; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1678 words.

Kane, Thomas Leiper (27 January 1822–26 December 1883), lawyer, soldier, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and defender of the Mormons, was born in Philadelphia, the son of John Kintzing Kane,...

Upton, Nicholas (c. 1400–1457), cleric, lawyer, and writer on warfare and heraldry

Andrew Brown and Craig Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1166 words.

Upton, Nicholas (c. 1400–1457), cleric, lawyer, and writer on warfare and heraldry, was probably the second son of John and Elizabeth Upton who came from Portlinch, near Newton, Devon....