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Kirke, John (fl. 1629–1643), actor and playwright

David Kathman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 369 words.

Kirke, John (fl. 1629–1643), actor and playwright, first appears in a patent for the travelling Red Bull company at Reading in 1629. In 1634 he was a member of the same company in London...

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General Percy Kirke and the Later Stuart Army, by John Childs

Gabriel Glickman.

in The English Historical Review

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History; British History; European History; International History. 1089 words.

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White, Henry Kirke (1785–1806), poet and essayist

Philip W. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1374 words.

White, Henry Kirke (1785–1806), poet and essayist, was born on 21 March 1785 at a house in Exchange Alley, Nottingham, the third of the six children of John White (b. 1750/51), a butcher,...

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Ward, John Quincy Adams

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 452 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 June 1830, in Urbana (Ohio); died 1 May 1910, in New York.

Sculptor (bronze/marble). Busts, monuments, decorative objects.


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Matthison-Hansen, (Johan) Gottfred

Torben Schousboe.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Romantic Music. 254 words.

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(b Roskilde, Nov 1, 1832; d Copenhagen, Oct 14, 1909). Danish organist and composer . He was taught the piano by his father, Hans Matthison-Hansen, and from...

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Paul Kossoff

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

b. 14 September 1950, Hampstead, London, England, d. 19 March 1976. The son of English actor David Kossoff, Paul was an inventive, impassioned guitar player who was initially a member of...

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Nicholson, Francis

Jacob Judd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1929 words.

Nicholson, Francis (12 November 1655–05 March 1728), colonial governor and soldier, was born in the parish of Downholme, in Yorkshire, England. While his parentage and early years remain...

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The Juvenile Tradition

Laurie Langbauer.

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 336 pages.

A juvenile tradition of young writers flourished in Britain between 1750 and 1835. Canonical Romantic poets as well as now-unknown youthful writers published as teenagers. These writers...

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Hunt family

Laura L. Meixner and Paul R. Baker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art of the United States. 3077 words.

American family of artists.

Laura L. Meixner

(b Brattleboro, VT, March 31, 1824; d Appledore, Isles of Shoals, NH, Sept 8, 1879).


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William Morris Hunt

Overview page. Subjects: Art.


Painter and occasional sculptor. Important also as a teacher and tastemaker, he created landscapes, genre scenes, portraits, and ideal subjects. Reflecting his immersion...

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James W. St. Walker.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5308 words.

Black people have lived in Canada since the beginnings of transatlantic settlement. A few came as explorers, more came as slaves in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, still more...

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The Cultural Rights of Indigenous Peoples:Achievements and Continuing Challenges

Siegfried Wiessner.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 10324 words.

The novel international legal regime of the rights and status of indigenous peoples has emerged in direct response to the concerted efforts and demands of indigenous communities regarding...

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