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John Norton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1606–63), after receiving a B.A. (1624) and an M.A. (1627) from Cambridge and serving as a private chaplain in England emigrated to New England (1635) because of his Puritan sympathies. He...

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Norton, John

Janice Durbin-Dodd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1054 words.

Norton, John (06 May 1606–05 April 1663), Puritan minister, was born in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, the son of William Norton and Alice Browest. Little is known of his...

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John Norton

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

Freed in 1586 from apprenticeship in London, Norton began trading in Edinburgh. Returning to London in 1594, he retained business interests in Scotland, became a leading member of the...

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Norton, John Pease (1877)

Robert W. Dimand and Allan Chaffe.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 950 words.

Born in Suffield, Connecticut, in 1877, John Pease Norton graduated from Yale College and then received his Ph.D. from

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Norton, Sir Clifford John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 141 words.

KCMG 1946 (CMG 1933); CVO 1937

Born 17 July 1891; o surv. s of late Rev. George Norton and Clara, d of late John Dewey; ...

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John Pease Norton

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1877–??)

Born in Suffield, Connecticut, in 1877, John Pease Norton graduated from Yale College and then received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1901, with a doctoral...

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Norton, John Pitkin

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 1036 words.

Norton, John Pitkin (19 July 1822–05 September 1852), agricultural chemist, was born in Albany, New York, the son of John Treadwell Norton and Mary Hubbard Pitkin, prosperous farmers. The...

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Pomeroy, John Norton

Richard L. Aynes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 910 words.

Pomeroy, John Norton (12 April 1828–15 February 1885), lawyer, law professor, and author, was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Enos Pomeroy, a lawyer and surrogate (probate judge)....

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Norton, John (1556/7–1612), bookseller

I. Gadd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1373 words.

Norton, John (1556/7–1612), bookseller, was the son of Richard Norton (d. before 1578) of Billingsley, Shropshire; he was probably not the John Norton who was baptized at Berrington,...

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Norton, Peter John Hill-, Baron Hill-Norton (1915–2004), naval officer

Richard Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 2804 words.

Norton, Peter John Hill-, Baron Hill-Norton (1915–2004), naval officer, was born Peter John Norton on 8 February 1915 in Germiston, South Africa, the only son of Martin John (Jack) Norton (dnull...

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Norton, Sir John (d. 1534), soldier

David Grummitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 527 words.

Norton, Sir John (d. 1534), soldier, was the eldest son of Reginald Norton of Sheldwich, Kent, and Katherine, daughter of Richard Dryland. This John Norton should not be confused with his...

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Norton, John (1651–1716), minister in America

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 3 words.

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Norton, John (1823–1904), architect

Paul Waterhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 678 words.

Norton, John (1823–1904), architect, was born on 28 September 1823 at Bristol, the son of John Norton and his wife, Sarah, née Russell. In 1846, after attending Bristol grammar school, he...

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John Norton, and John Bill: International Trade

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely.

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture

December 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 12606 words.

The Frankfurt catalogues tell us a lot about the continental trade of John Bill and John Norton, but they do not tell us enough. Although the evidence of the catalogues is rich and...

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Norton, Sir Clifford John (1891–1990), diplomatist

Peter Neville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1179 words.

Norton, Sir Clifford John (1891–1990), diplomatist, was born on 17 July 1891, the son of the Revd George Norton and his wife, Clara, daughter of John Dewey. He was educated at Rugby School...

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Norton, John Bruce (1815–1883), judge in India

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 640 words.

Norton, John Bruce (1815–1883), judge in India, was born, probably in London, on 8 July 1815, the eldest son of Sir John David Norton (d. 1843), of St Pancras, London, and afterwards Madras...

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Norton, John (1606–1663), minister in America

Francis J. Bremer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1526 words.

Norton, John (1606–1663), minister in America, was born on 6 May 1606 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, the son of William Norton and his wife, Alice Browest. As a youth he was tutored...

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Causality and Dispersion: A Reply to John Norton

Mathias Frisch.

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Science and Mathematics. 3399 words.

Classical dispersion relations are derived from a time-asymmetric constraint. I argue that the standard causal interpretation of this constraint plays a scientifically legitimate role in...

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Norton, John (b. 1661/2?), spelling reformer

Foster Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 408 words.

Norton, John (b. 1661/2?), spelling reformer, was supposedly born in London. In 1674, when he claimed to be only twelve, he published a small volume, The Scholar's Vade Mecum, or, The...

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John Norton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1606–63), after receiving a B.A. (1624) and an M.A. (1627) from Cambridge and serving as a private chaplain in England emigrated to New England (1635) because of his Puritan sympathies. He...

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John Norton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1858–1916),

a colourful Sydney newspaper editor at the turn of the century, was born in Brighton, England, and endured an unhappy childhood in which he was maltreated by his...

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