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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Bayly, Sir Patrick Uniacke (1914–1998), naval officer

Alan McGowan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1323 words.

Bayly, Sir Patrick Uniacke (1914–1998), naval officer, was born on 4 August 1914 at Bayly Farm, Nenagh, co. Tipperary, the second of three sons of Lancelot Francis Sanderson Bayly...

Bayly, Sir Lewis (1857–1938), naval officer

W. M. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1032 words.

Bayly, Sir Lewis (1857–1938), naval officer, was born at Woolwich on 28 September 1857, the third son of Captain Neville Bayly, Royal Horse Artillery, and his wife, Henrietta Charlotte,...

Saltonstall, Dudley

William M. Fowler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 920 words.

Saltonstall, Dudley (08 September 1738–1796), naval officer, was born in New London, Connecticut, the son of Gurdon Saltonstall, a prominent citizen of Connecticut and a general of the...

Paget, Sir Charles (1778–1839), naval officer

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. 547 words.

Paget, Sir Charles (1778–1839), naval officer, born on 7 October 1778, was fifth son of Henry Bayly Paget, ninth Baron Paget, first earl of Uxbridge of the second creation (1744–1812), and...

Bennett, Floyd

Vincent P. Norris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 875 words.

Bennett, Floyd (25 October 1890–25 April 1928), aviator, was born at Truesdale Hill, Town of Caldwell (now Lake George), New York, the son of Wallace Bennett and Henrietta (maiden name...

Giles, Sir Morgan Charles Morgan- (1914–2013), naval officer and politician

Mark Garnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1375 words.

Giles, Sir Morgan Charles Morgan- (1914–2013), naval officer and politician, was born Morgan Charles Giles at his maternal grandmother's house, Bay Cottage, St Nicholas, Shaldon, near...

Owen, William Fitzwilliam (1774–1857), naval officer and hydrographer

R. O. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1027 words.

Owen, William Fitzwilliam (1774–1857), naval officer and hydrographer, was the second illegitimate son of Captain William Owen RN, of the Glansevern Owens of Montgomeryshire and of...

Brooke, John Mercer

Helen M. Rozwadowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Engineering and Technology. 1155 words.

Brooke, John Mercer (18 December 1826–14 December 1906), naval officer, scientist, and inventor, was born at Fort Brooke, Tampa Bay, Florida, the son of George Mercer Brooke, a brevet...