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Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Are, literally, chief bishops. By the 5th cent. ad the title was applied to the occupants of sees of major ecclesiastical importance, particularly those of metropolitan bishops. This...

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Thomson, Sir Basil Home (1861–1939), intelligence officer and colonial administrator

Noel Rutherford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1643 words.

Thomson, Sir Basil Home (1861–1939), intelligence officer and colonial administrator, was born on 21 April 1861 at Oxford, the third son of William Thomson (1819–1890), provost of the...

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Hart, John (c. 1690–1740), army officer and colonial governor

Jean B. Russo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 857 words.

Hart, John (c. 1690–1740), army officer and colonial governor, was born at Crover, co. Cavan, the son of Merrick Hart (d. c.1681) and his wife, Lettice, daughter of Thomas Vesey and sister...

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Sandys, George

Dora Jean Ashe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 987 words.

Sandys, George (02 March 1578–04 March 1644), writer and official of colonial Virginia, was born at Bishopthorp near York, England, the son of Edwin Sandys, the archbishop of York, and his...

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