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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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Weems, Mason Locke (1759–1825)

Donald S. Armentrout.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 749 words.

(1759–1825).

Familiarly known as Parson Weems, he was born in Marshes Seat, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, one of

The Decline of Arabic Studies in England

G. J. TOMMER.

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning

March 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 16953 words.

This chapter discusses the decline in the esteem for Arabic Studies in England after the Restoration: the situation at Cambridge from 1680 to 1700; the last two decades of Pococke's career;...

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John Heritage's Country

Christopher Dyer.

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 15918 words.

The countryside around Moreton in Marsh, the centre of Heritage's wool trading and farming, is analysed in terms of the inhabitants’ sense of identity. This was not provided by the units of...

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Beyond the Account Book: Changing the Countryside

Christopher Dyer.

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 19307 words.

This examines the wider implications of the production and sale of wool, by showing that the role of lords was weakened by the changes in estate management and population, though some...

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A Country Merchant, 1495-1520

Christopher Dyer.

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 272 pages.

A wool merchant on the edge of the Cotswolds, John Heritage of Moreton in Marsh, traded between 1498 and 1520, and kept a record of his business in an account book. At this time commerce...

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