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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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Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner, The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution

James Reed.

in Social History of Medicine

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 1020 words.

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samphire

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

1 Rock samphire, St Peter's herb, succulent plant of cliffs and saltmarshes (Crithmum maritimum, member of carrot family); grows on coastal rocks, and has fleshy aromatic...

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Simmons, George Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 1138 words.

Simmons, George Henry (02 January 1852–01 September 1937), physician, editor, and administrator, was born in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, the son of George Simmons and Sarah...

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works

Stanton J. Linden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Medicine and Health; Literature. 1108 words.

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works, was born at Holshot, near Saffron Walden, Essex, the third son of Edmund Turner and his...

Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor

William Schupbach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 881 words.

Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor, was born on 8 August 1857 at Marsh Southowram, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of Alfred Hartley, described as a flag facer, and...