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Charles Cotton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1630–87),

wrote the dialogue between Piscator and Viator which forms the second part in the fifth edition of The Compleat Angler (1676). He also published Scarronides (1664), a...

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Cotton, Charles (1630–87)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 229 words.

of Beresford Hall, Staffordshire. He was the son of Charles Cotton (d. 1658), a close friend of Sir Henry ...

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Cotton, Sir Charles Andrew

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 200 words.

KBE 1959; DSc, LLD, FRSNZ

Born 24 Feb. 1885; s of Charles Henry Cotton; m 1926, Hilda Mary Josephine Gibbons; one s one d; died 29 June 1970

Emer. Professor...

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Brook, Charles (1814–1872), cotton spinner and philanthropist

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 380 words.

Brook, Charles (1814–1872), cotton spinner and philanthropist, was born on 18 November 1814, in Upperhead Row, Huddersfield, the son of James Brook, of the large banking and cotton-spinning...

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Cotton, Charles (1630–1687), poet and translator

Paul Hartle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 2500 words.

Cotton, Charles (1630–1687), poet and translator, was born at the family seat, Beresford Hall in Staffordshire, on 28 April 1630, the only child of Charles (d. 1658) and Olive, née Stanhope...

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Charles Cotton, Translator Of Hobbes's De cive

Noel Malcolm.

in Aspects of Hobbes

November 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 14409 words.

Discusses the translation of Hobbes's De cive, which was published in England in 1651 under the title Philosophicall Rudiments. A few surviving copies include a dedicatory epistle...

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Charles Cotton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1630–87),

wrote the dialogue between Piscator and Viator which forms the second part in the fifth edition of The Compleat Angler (1676). He also published Scarronides (1664), a...

See overview in Oxford Index

Cotton, Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 349 words.

OBE 1920; Knight of Grace of the Order of the St John of Jerusalem, 1905; Service Medal of the Order with three clasps; Member of the Chapter General, ...

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Cotton, Sir Charles, fifth baronet (1753–1812), naval officer

Paul C. Krajeski.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1089 words.

Cotton, Sir Charles, fifth baronet (1753–1812), naval officer, was born in June 1753, the third of the ten children of Sir John Hynde Cotton, fourth baronet (1717–1795), and his wife, Anne (null...

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Macara, Sir Charles Wright, first baronet (1845–1929), cotton spinner

H. Withers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1521 words.

Macara, Sir Charles Wright, first baronet (1845–1929), cotton spinner, was born at Strathmiglo, Fife, on 11 January 1845, the only child of the Revd William Macara, minister of the Free...

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Cotton, Charles (1630–1687)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 76 words.

A Panegyrick to the King's Most Excellent Majesty (1660) Poetry

Scarronides; or, Virgile Travestie (1664) Poetry...

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Charles Cotton (1630–87)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 58 words.

The shadows now so long do grow,That brambles like tall cedars show,Molehills seem mountains, and the antAppears

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Cotton, Charles (1630–87)

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 124 words.

He wrote the dialogue between Piscator and Viator which forms the second part in the fifth edition of The *...

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Cotton, Captain Stapleton Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 69 words.

MVO 1902

Born 11 April 1831; 2nd s of H. P. Cotton of Quex Park, Kent; m 1883, Rosa S. Metcalfe, o d of F. C. Skey, CB, FRS, President of the Royal...

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Cotton, Charles William Egerton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 117 words.

CSI 1931; CIE 1920

Born e s of late C. C. Cotton, of Knolton Hall, Ruabon; m 1925, Violet, yr d of late Sir Philip Mainwaring, 4th Bt; ...

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Cotton, Charles (1630–1687)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 64 words.

A Panegyrick to the King's Most Excellent Majesty (1660) Poetry Scarronides; or, Virgile Travestie (1664) Poetry

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Charles Cotton (1630–87)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 58 words.

The shadows now so long do grow,That brambles like tall cedars show,Molehills seem mountains, and the antAppears

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Charles Cotton (1630–87)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 58 words.

The shadows now so long do grow,That brambles like tall cedars show,Molehills seem mountains, and the antAppears

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Cotton, Charles (1630–87)

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 96 words.

(1630–87),

wrote the dialogue between Piscator and Viator which forms the second part in the fifth edition of

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Cotton, Charles (1630–87)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 47 words.

(1630–87),

poet and translator: b. and lives in Beresford Dale; m. in Nottingham 1656; fishes

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