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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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Frost, Charles (bap. 1782, d. 1862), antiquary

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 397 words.

Frost, Charles (bap. 1782, d. 1862), antiquary, born at Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, and baptized there on 3 January 1782, was the son of Thomas Frost, a solicitor in that town, and his...

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Goy, Edward Dennis [Ned] (1926–2000), Serbo-Croat scholar

Celia Hawkesworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 966 words.

Goy, Edward Dennis [Ned] (1926–2000), Serbo-Croat scholar, was born on 22 September 1926 at 85 First Avenue, Enfield, Middlesex, the son of Edward Smith Goy, a silk merchant originally from...

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Melhuish, Sara (1861–1939), educationist

Fernanda Helen Perrone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 876 words.

Melhuish, Sara (1861–1939), educationist, was born on 28 April 1861 at Oxton, Cheshire, the daughter of Charles Melhuish (d. before 1891), general merchant, and his wife, Emily Martha Hull....

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Mitchell, Lucy Sprague

Joyce Antler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1797 words.

Mitchell, Lucy Sprague (02 July 1878–15 October 1967), educator, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Otho Sprague and Lucia Atwood. Migrating from Vermont to Chicago with his...

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Dickens, Arthur Geoffrey (1910–2001), historian

Felicity Heal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1342 words.

Dickens, Arthur Geoffrey (1910–2001), historian, was born on 6 July 1910 at 65 Hawthorn Avenue, Hull, Yorkshire, the son of Arthur James Dickens, railway clerk, and his wife, Gertrude...

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Denham, Michael Aislabie (1800/01–1859), collector of folklore

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 269 words.

Denham, Michael Aislabie (1800/01–1859), collector of folklore, was a native of Bowes, Yorkshire, who worked at Hull in the early part of his life and ultimately settled as a general...

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Harrison, Jane Ellen (1850–1928), classical scholar

Hugh Lloyd-Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 3064 words.

Harrison, Jane Ellen (1850–1928), classical scholar, was born on 9 September 1850 at Cottingham, near Hull, Yorkshire, the third daughter of Charles Harrison, a timber merchant, and his...

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Dennis, George (1814–1898), archaeologist

Dennis E. Rhodes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1113 words.

Dennis, George (1814–1898), archaeologist, was born on 21 July 1814 in Ash Grove, Hackney, Middlesex, the fourth child of John Dennis (1779–1864), an official in the Excise Office, and his...

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Kidd, Samuel (1804–1843), missionary in Malacca and Chinese scholar

R. K. Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education. 457 words.

Kidd, Samuel (1804–1843), missionary in Malacca and Chinese scholar, was born on 22 November 1804 at Welton, near Hull, and was educated at the village school in Welton. In 1818 he was sent...

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Thompson, Benjamin (1775/6–1816), playwright and translator

John Russell Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education. 890 words.

Thompson, Benjamin (1775/6–1816), playwright and translator, was the son of Benjamin Blaydes Thompson, a merchant and magistrate of Kingston upon Hull and Eastdale, Yorkshire, and his wife,...

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Rowson, Susanna Haswell

Patricia L. Parker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1052 words.

Rowson, Susanna Haswell ( February 1762–02 March 1824), writer and educator, was born in Portsmouth, England, the daughter of William Haswell, naval officer, and Susanna Musgrave. Her...

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Mather, William (fl. 1657–1708), pamphleteer and schoolmaster

Elizabeth Haresnape.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 714 words.

Mather, William (fl. 1657–1708), pamphleteer and schoolmaster, was born in Bedford. Nothing is known about his family, other than that his grandfather was a mayor of Hull. Appointed a...

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Baldwin, James Mark

Robert H. Wozniak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Psychology. 1472 words.

Baldwin, James Mark (12 January 1861–08 November 1934), psychologist and philosopher, was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Cyrus Hull Baldwin, a businessman and sometime federal...

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Ward, James (1843–1925), philosopher and psychologist

W. R. Sorley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Psychology. 2757 words.

Ward, James (1843–1925), philosopher and psychologist, was born at Hull on 27 January 1843, the eldest of the nine children of James Ward and his wife, Hannah Aston. His father was a clever...

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Godwin, William (1756–1836), philosopher and novelist

Mark Philp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 6583 words.

Godwin, William (1756–1836), philosopher and novelist, was born on 3 March 1756 at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, the seventh of thirteen children of John Godwin (1723–1772), a dissenting...

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Patrick, Richard (1769–1815), classical scholar and Church of England clergyman

W. A. Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Classical Studies. 336 words.

Patrick, Richard (1769–1815), classical scholar and Church of England clergyman, was the son of Richard Patrick of Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, where he was born. He was educated in the...

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