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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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William Morris

David Latham.

in British and Irish Literature

P ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 11530 words.

The more we read about William Morris (b. 1834–d. 1896) the more we are overwhelmed by the range and depth of his achievements. A master of all the trades he tackled, Morris is a Victorian...

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Hobsbaum, Philip (1932–2005)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 16 words.

(1932–2005),

poet and lecturer, was the founder of the Group.

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Huntingdon, Selina Hastings, countess of (1707–91)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 19 words.

(1707–91),

founder of the group of Calvinistic Methodists known as ‘Lady Huntingdon's Connection’.

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Clare, St (1194–1253)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 19 words.

Founder of the first order of Franciscan nuns, also known as the Poor Clares.

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Blackwood, William (1776–1834)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 103 words.

founder of the firm of William Blackwood and Son, and of the highly successful *Blackwood's (Edinburgh) ...

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Leofric (d. 1072)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 14 words.

(d. 1072),

first Bishop of Exeter: founder in Exeter of the Cathedral Library.

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Henryson, Robert (1430?–1506)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 15 words.

(1430?–1506),

Scottish poet: probably a founder of Glasgow University.

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Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 25 words.

(1856–1939),

founder of psychoanalysis: arrives in London (Victoria); lives on Elsworthy Rd and Maresfield Gdns

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Tauchnitz, Christian Berhard von (1816–95)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 51 words.

(1816–95),

the founder of a publishing house at Leipzig which in 1841 began to issue a series of

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Smith, Logan Pearsall (1865–1946)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 76 words.

(1865–1946),

man of letters, born in Philadelphia, spent most of his life in England. He was a founder

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metaphysical poets

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 327 words.

Poets generally grouped under this label include Donne (who is regarded as founder of the ‘school’), G. Herbert, Crashaw

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Penn, William (1644–1718)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 107 words.

(1644–1718),

a Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania, was committed to the Tower in 1668 for publishing The

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Redgrove, Peter (1932–2003)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 107 words.

(1932–2003),

poet and novelist, educated at Queens' College, Cambridge, was a founder‐member of the Group, and

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Odets, Clifford (1906–63)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 100 words.

(1906–63),

American dramatist, was a founder member in 1931 of the Group Theatre, which followed the naturalistic

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William of Wykeham (1324–1404)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 44 words.

(1324–1404),

bishop of Wincheter and chancellor of England, founder of New College, Oxford (1379), and Winchester

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Xavier, St Francis (1506–52)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 38 words.

(1506–52),

a Spaniard, one of the founders of the Society of Jesus (see Jesuits), and a

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Dubric, St (d. 612)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 38 words.

(d. 612),

the reputed founder of the bishopric of Landaff, said by Geoffrey of Monmouth to have crowned

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Eckhard, Johannes (?1260–1327)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 24 words.

(?1260–1327),

known as ‘Meister Eckhard’, a German Dominican, regarded as the founder and one of the greatest exponents

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Hart‐Davis, Sir Rupert (1907–99)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 86 words.

(1907–99),

publisher and author, educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, and founder of the publishing house

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Mudie, Charles Edward (1818–90)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 49 words.

(1818–90),

the founder of Mudie's Lending Library (see Libraries, Circulating). He opened premises in Oxford Street

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