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... much in the way of hard evidence. Overall, he provides useful background ‘colour’ to the English economy in the second half of the sixteenth century, but little by way of fact.Bibliography Description of England (1577; vols 2 and 3 repr. 1877; abridged version ed. L. Withington, 1889)....
... on Modern Gardening (1770). The Controversy Between Great Britain and Her Colonies (1773). Remarks on Some of the Characters of Shakespeare (1788; 2nd edn 1808). Further Reading Namier, L. and Brooke J. (eds), The House of Commons 1754–1790 , vol. 3 (1964)....
...Ker was born John Gawler in Ramridge, Hampshire, probably in 1765 (the date 1764 is also given). He died in Ramridge in June 1842. His father was a barrister in the Inner Temple, and his mother was the daughter of Lord Bellenden...
...Irvine, Alexander Alexander Irvine was born in Daviot in Aberdeenshire in 1793 (exact date unknown) and died in London on 13 May 1873. The son of a prosperous farmer, he was educated at a grammar school and then at Marischal College...
... Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History , vol. 3 (1958), pp. 303–10. Huxley Leonard , Life and Letters of J. D. Hooker (1918). Munby A. N. L. , The Cult of the Autograph Letter in England (1962), pp. 33–60....
...Hull, John John Hull was born in Poulton, Lancashire in 1761 (exact date unknown) and died in London on 17 March 1843. He studied medicine at the University of Leiden, taking his MD in 1792, and then returned to Lancashire, settling...
...Currey, Frederick Frederick Currey was born in Norwood, Surrey on 19 August 1819 and died in Blackheath, Kent on 8 September 1881. The son of a clerk of Parliament, he was educated at Eton and then at Trinity College, Cambridge, receiving...
...Murray, George Robert Milne George Murray was born in Arbroath, Scotland on 11 November 1858 and died in Stonehaven, Scotland on 16 December 1911. He was educated at Arbroath High School and spent a year on the Continent studying...
...Robson was born in Darlington on 17 October 1863, and died in the London suburb of Tottenham on 21 May 1813. His uncle, Stephen Robson, also a Quaker, produced several works on the botany of Yorkshire. Details of Robson's education...
...Lister, Joseph Lister, Arthur Arthur Lister was born in Upton, Essex on 17 April 1830 and died in Lyme Regis on 19 July 1908. His father, Joseph Jackson Lister , was a successful wine merchant who also took a strong interest in science...