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Swinburne, Henry (1743–1803), traveller

J. E. Thurgood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday. 1422 words.

Swinburne, Henry (1743–1803), traveller, was born in Bristol on 8 July 1743, the fourth son of Sir John Swinburne, third baronet (d. 1745), of Capheaton, Northumberland, head of an old...

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Swinburne, Henry (c. 1551–1624), ecclesiastical lawyer

Sheila Doyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 810 words.

Swinburne, Henry (c. 1551–1624), ecclesiastical lawyer, was born in Micklegate ward, York, the son of Thomas Swinburne and his wife, Alison Dalynson. He is believed to have been educated in...

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Swinburne, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 20 words.

British, 18th century, male.

Born 8 July 1743, in Bristol; died 1 April 1803, in the West Indies.

Draughtsman, writer.

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Swinburne-Ward, Colonel Henry Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 64 words.

CIE 1920; OBE 1919

Born 12 June 1879; m 1924, Lorna, d of Brig.-Gen. Sir Robert Colleton, 9th Bt, and widow of Lt-Col A. H. Bowring, RFA; ...

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Swinburne, Prof. Richard Granville

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 354 words.

FBA 1992

Born 26 Dec. 1934; s of William Henry Swinburne and Gladys Edith Swinburne (née Parker); mnull...

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 279 words.

Born London, 5 April 1837; s of late Adm. Charles Henry Swinburne and Lady Jane Henrietta, d of 3rd Earl of Ashburnham; g s of Sir John Edward Swinburne, 6th Bt;...

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837–1909), poet and literary reviewer

Rikky Rooksby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8555 words.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837–1909), poet and literary reviewer, was born on 5 April 1837 at 7 Chester Street, London, the second of six children of Admiral Charles Henry Swinburne...

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Ward, Col Henry Constantine Evelyn

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 176 words.

CIE 1888

Born 16 April 1837; y s of late Sir Henry George Ward, GCMG, and Emily Elizabeth, d of late Sir John Swinburne, 6th Bt; m 1868, Mary K. Worsley,...

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Swinburne, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 135 words.

7th Bt cr 1660

Born 1831; s of Edward Swinburne and Anna, d of Capt. R. N. Sutton; m 1st, 1863, Emily (d 1881), d of Rear-Adm. Henry Broadhead, RN, and ...

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Widdrington, William, first Baron Widdrington (1610–1651), royalist army officer

Martyn Bennett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1097 words.

Widdrington, William, first Baron Widdrington (1610–1651), royalist army officer, was born on 11 July 1610, the only son of Sir Henry Widdrington (d. 1623), of Great Swinburne and...

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Richard Monckton Milnes

Anthony Quinton.

in Of Men and Manners

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 7409 words.

This chapter discusses the life and works of Richard Monckton Milnes. Milnes is less important in himself than in his connections. He knew everybody: Tennyson, Gladstone, Peel, Palmerston,...

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The Jokes in the Machine

James Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 8357 words.

This article explores Victorian comic verse. Comedy was an important part of Victorian literature, not only as a source of amusement but as a means for writers to reflect on social and...

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Market Growth and Governance in Early Modern Spain

Regina Grafe.

in Distant Tyranny

January 2012; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History. 10297 words.

This chapter looks at how descriptions of Spain in the eighteenth century are intriguing for their accounts of perceived indolence, or more generally of a people who failed to take...

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The Great Tradition

Philip Waller.

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations

May 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 32434 words.

The idea of a ‘Great Tradition’ in English literature, made famous in F. R. Leavis's book of that title in 1948, had 19th-century origins in the concern of many critics — among them Henry...

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Theodore Watts-Dunton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1832–1914),

gave up his profession as solicitor to devote himself to literature. He reviewed for the Examiner, then from 1876 to 1902 was an influential writer for the Athenaeum,...

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“Aesthetic to the point of affliction”

Peter Jeffreys.

in Reframing Decadence

September 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 7989 words.

This chapter examines the lingering impact of Victorian aestheticism on the young C. P. Cavafy and how he was exposed to various artistic circles while he was living in England. More...

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Edmund Gosse

Kathy Rees.

in Victorian Literature

P ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9767 words.

Edmund William Gosse (b. 1849–d. 1928) was the preeminent man of letters during the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Although he worked in several genres—as poet, playwright,...

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WHEN HEAVEN MEETS HELL: WILLIAM BLAKE AND ANDRÉ GIDE

Patrick Pollard.

in English: Journal of the English Association

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 7662 words.

This paper considers two related early twentieth-century French reactions to Blake's poetry and prose, specifically to The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. It analyses how André Gide discovered...

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