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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Dallán Forgaill [Dallan] (fl. 597), poet

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Christianity. 814 words.

Dallán Forgaill [Dallan] (fl. 597), poet, mourned the death of St Columba (Colum Cille), founder of the monastic community of Iona, in one of the earliest surviving poems in Irish, the Amra...

Lowell, Robert Traill Spence

Donald S. Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 971 words.

Lowell, Robert Traill Spence (08 October 1816–12 September 1891), Episcopal priest, educator, and author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of the Reverend Charles Lowell, a...

Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne

Elizabeth Kolmer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1224 words.

Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne (20 May 1851–09 July 1926), writer and founder (as Mother Alphonsa) of the Servants of Relief for Incurable Cancer, writer and founder (as Mother Alphonsa) of the...