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John Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(died 1381)

English rebel. Ball was a Wycliffite priest who preached an egalitarian social message. He was excommunicated and imprisoned for heresy, but released in June 1381...

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Ball, John

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 105 words.

(d. 1381).

Contemporary chroniclers saw John Ball as the evil genius behind the *Peasants' Revolt of 1381...

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Ball, John (d. 1381)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 101 words.

(d. 1381).

Contemporary chroniclers saw John Ball as the evil genius behind the *Peasants' Revolt of 1381

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Ball, John (d. 1381)

Michael Prestwich.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 126 words.

(d. 1381).

Contemporary chroniclers saw John Ball as the evil genius behind the *Peasants' Revolt of 1381.

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Ball, John (d. 1381)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 127 words.

Contemporary chroniclers saw John Ball as the evil genius behind the *Peasants’ Revolt of 1381. Very little is

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Ball, Prof. Stephen John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 185 words.

DPhil; FBA 2006

Born 21 Jan. 1950; s of John and Betty Flora Joan Ball; m 1975, Trinidad...

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Ball, John (1331–1381)

Jean-Philippe Genet.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 514 words.

(1331–1381)

John Ball was born in Essex around 1331; he seems to have belonged to a modest

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Ball, John (1861–1940), golfer

Bernard Darwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 879 words.

Ball, John (1861–1940), golfer, was born on 24 December 1861 at Hoylake, Cheshire, the second son of John Ball (d. 1905) and his wife, Margaret Parry. The father was of yeoman farmer stock...

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Ball, John (1654–1745), Presbyterian minister

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 485 words.

Ball, John (1654–1745), Presbyterian minister, was born in November 1654, the eldest of five children of William Ball (1624–1670), presbyterian minister, who was ejected from Winsham,...

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Ball, John Thomas (1815–1898), judge

C. L. Falkiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1417 words.

Ball, John Thomas (1815–1898), judge, born in Dublin on 24 July 1815, was the eldest son of Major Benjamin Marcus Ball (1789–1841) and Elizabeth (1789–1838), daughter of Cuthbert Feltus of...

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A Dream of John Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A historical socialist fantasy by W. Morris, published in 1888. It takes the form of a dream in which the narrator is carried back to the early stages of the Peasants' Revolt in 1381; he...

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Ball, John (1818–1889), glaciologist and politician

Gordon L. Herries Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1390 words.

Ball, John (1818–1889), glaciologist and politician, was born in Dublin on 20 August 1818, the eldest child of Nicholas Ball (1791–1865), judge and politician, and his wife, Jane (née Sherl...

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John Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(died 1381)

English rebel. Ball was a Wycliffite priest who preached an egalitarian social message. He was excommunicated and imprisoned for heresy, but released in June 1381...

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John Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1911–1988) American novelist

In the Heat of the Night (1965) FictionCool Cottontail (1967) FictionMiss One Thousand Spring Blossoms (1968) FictionJohnny Get Your Gun (reissued as...

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Ball, John

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 69 words.

bald, stout, past 40, a widower with nine children, sadly worn down with money cares. The son of Sir John

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Ball, John

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). 22 words.

the leader of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381. He is the subject of W. Morris's A Dream of John

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