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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Serra, Junipero

James D. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 887 words.

Serra, Junipero (24 November 1713–28 August 1784), Roman Catholic missionary, was born Miguel José Serra in Petra on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the son of Antonio Serra and Margarita...

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Swithberht [St Swithberht, Suidbert] (d. 713), bishop and missionary

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religion and Education; Christianity. 528 words.

Swithberht [St Swithberht, Suidbert] (d. 713), bishop and missionary, was one of the twelve companions of Willibrord in his mission to evangelize the Frisians. All that is known of him...

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