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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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Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 683 words.

Schomberg, Sir Charles Marsh (1779–1835), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Dublin, the youngest son of Sir Alexander Schomberg (1720–1804) and his wife, Arabella Susannah,...