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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Lord, Thomas (1755–1832), founder of Lord's cricket ground and businessman

Stephen Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 654 words.

Lord, Thomas (1755–1832), founder of Lord's cricket ground and businessman, was born on 23 November 1755 at Thirsk, Yorkshire, the son of William Lord, a labourer from a Roman Catholic...

Bell, Vernon Cecil Frederick (1922–2004), founder of the British karate movement

Clive Layton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1319 words.

Bell, Vernon Cecil Frederick (1922–2004), founder of the British karate movement, was born on 9 October 1922 at 8 Empress Avenue, Ilford, Essex, the only child of Leonard Cecil Bell...

Cusack, Michael [Micheál Cíosóg] (1847–1906), schoolmaster and a founder of the Gaelic Athletic Association

Marcus Bourke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 1024 words.

Cusack, Michael [Micheál Cíosóg] (1847–1906), schoolmaster and a founder of the Gaelic Athletic Association, was born on 20 September 1847 at Carron parish, Burren, co. Clare, Ireland,...

Somerset, Henry Hugh Arthur Fitzroy, tenth duke of Beaufort (1900–1984), founder of Badminton horse trials and huntsman

Raymond Carr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1011 words.

Somerset, Henry Hugh Arthur Fitzroy, tenth duke of Beaufort (1900–1984), founder of Badminton horse trials and huntsman, was born at 19 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, on 4 April 1900, the...

Smith, Sir William Alexander (1854–1914), founder of the Boys' Brigade and businessman

John Springhall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 684 words.

Smith, Sir William Alexander (1854–1914), founder of the Boys' Brigade and businessman, was born on 27 October 1854 at Pennyland House, near Thurso, Caithness, the eldest in the family of...

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Hazel Walford Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Ethnic Politics. 1448 words.

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru, was born on 25 July 1895 at Tremaran, Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth, the second of the three children (the...

Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate

Sarah McCabe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1895 words.

Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate, was born in London on 17 October 1890, the youngest of the five children of David Quixano Henriques,...

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...

Oceania Football Confederation

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 302 words.

Formed in 1966 (with founder members Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea), the Oceania Football Confederation was initially recognized by the ...

Davis Cup

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 251 words.

An annual tennis tournament between national teams of four men and a non-playing captain, officially called the International Lawn Tennis Trophy, but named after its founder, ...

AFC

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 361 words.

Formed in 1954 with twelve founder members, the federation representing the national football (soccer) associations of Asia; the first president was ...

Visa

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 309 words.

A financial services company specializing in credit and debit cards, and with a history of sport sponsorship, having been a founder and constant member of the TOP (...

Thomas Cook

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 77 words.

An English company which pioneered the travel industry. Its eponymous founder (1808–92) was an English Baptist minister whose organized excursions for temperance campaigners developed into...

Freud, Sigmund

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 161 words.

(1856–1939)

An Austrian psychiatrist, founder of *psychoanalysis, whose work covered the interpretation of dreams, theories of the unconscious mind, and the repression of sexual...

Dover, Robert

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 328 words.

(1581/2–1652)

An English legal practitioner and founder of the Cotswold Olimpick Games. Dover attended Queens' College, Cambridge, at the age of 13 or 14, but took no degree. He...

Guts-Muths, Johann Christoph Friedrich

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 114 words.

(1759–1839)

A German founder of a system of gymnastics that was introduced into schools in Germany in the 19th century. Guts-Muths wrote several books and manuals outlining his...

Mara, Wellington

Henry Franklin Tribe.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 983 words.

Mara, Wellington (14 August 1916–25 October 2005), professional football team owner, was born Wellington Timothy Mara in New York City, the second son of Elizabeth Barclay and Timothy James...

Cicotte, Eddie

Richard C. Crepeau.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1311 words.

Cicotte, Eddie (19 June 1884–05 May 1969), baseball player, was born Edward Victor Cicotte in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Ambrose Cicotte, a railroad foreman, and Archangel (maiden name...

Gould, Arthur Joseph (1864–1919), rugby player

Gareth Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 792 words.

Gould, Arthur Joseph (1864–1919), rugby player, was born on 10 October 1864 at 4 Bridge Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, the fourth of the twelve children of Joseph Gould (1833–1892),...

Allardice, Robert Barclay [known as Captain Barclay] (1779–1854), pedestrian

Leslie Stephen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1022 words.

Allardice, Robert Barclay [known as Captain Barclay] (1779–1854), pedestrian, was the son of Robert Barclay (1731–1797) of Ury, Kincardineshire, founder of the town of Stonehaven, who took...