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Vallancey, Charles (1721–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 136 words.

(1721–1812),

military engineer and Irish antiquarian. Born in Windsor, he came to Ireland with the British army

Trollope, Anthony (1812–1882)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 184 words.

(1812–1882),

English novelist. Living in Ireland as a Post Office surveyor and later inspector between 1841 and

Cherry, Andrew (1762–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 62 words.

(1762–1812),

dramatist; born in Limerick. He travelled with a company of actors through Ireland. His opera The

Owenson, Robert (1744–1812)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 55 words.

(1744–1812), actor-manager, and father of Lady Morgan.

Born in Tirawley, Co. Galway and an Irish-speaker, he became

Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 121 words.

(1735–1812),

English dramatist, considered in his day the equal of John Gay as a writer of ballad operas

Hess, Moses (1812–75)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 58 words.

(1812–75).

German socialist and Zionist. As an ethical socialist, Hess believed, in the early part of his

Böhm, August (1812)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 42 words.

(b 1812; d 1890).

Bohemian glass-engraver who worked in London and Hamburg before moving to America.

Hardman, John (1812)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 85 words.

(b 1812; d 1867).

English stained-glass maker and metalworker. Based in Birmingham, his company produced metalwork

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 56 words.

(1812–70),

English novelist, whose first tour of the U.S. (Jan.–May 1842) is described in his American Notes

War of 1812

J. C. A. Stagg.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 2511 words.

The War of 1812 is often referred to as the United States's second war of independence because, like the Revolutionary

Truganini (1812–76)

Lyndall Ryan.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 538 words.

(1812–76),

also known as Lalla Rookh, is the most famous Aborigine in white Australian history. She was

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 483 words.

(1812–70)

had several connections with Australia and Australian literature. He established his reputation with The Posthumous Papers of

Salamanca, battle of (1812)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 116 words.

In July 1812 the French, under Marshal Marmont, with 42,000 men manœuvred to cut *Wellington off from his

Lear, Edward (1812–88)

A. S. Hargreaves.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 144 words.

(1812–88).

Artist. Commencing his career as an illustrator for others, particularly of birds, he depicted the earl of

Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 158 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

Perceval, Spencer (1762–1812)

E. A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 694 words.

(1762–1812).

Prime minister. Perceval was the seventh son of John, earl of Egmont. At Trinity College, Cambridge,

Dickens, Charles (1812–1870)

Robert Barnard.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 564 words.

(1812–1870), British novelist, generally considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian age.

Dickens's childhood was spent on the

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Roger Robinson.

in The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

January 1998; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 325 words.

(1812–70),

wrote to his friend John Forster on a winter day, 8 January 1847: ‘very mouldy and

Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

(1735–1812)

Irish playwright, perhaps the only person in Britain to make a living in the second half

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 170 words.

(1812–70)

English writer and performer. In 1832 Dickens planned to audition before Charles *Kemble. But Dickens