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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer

A. J. Gritt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 786 words.

Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer, was baptized on 29 June 1670 in Prescot, Lancashire, the third son of John Plumbe (bap. 1638, d. 1727), yeoman, and his wife,...

Willoughby family (per. c. 1300–1523), magnates

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1909 words.

Willoughby family (per. c. 1300–1523), magnates, of Eresby, Lincolnshire, are first recorded in the late twelfth century at Willoughby in the Marsh in Lindsey, which the first...