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Browne, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Browne, Sir Thomas, 1605–82, English author and physician, b. London, educated at Oxford and abroad, knighted (1671) by Charles II. His Religio Medici, in which Browne attempted to reconcile science...
Browne, Thomas(Encyclopedia)Browne, Thomas, d. 1825, Loyalist commander in the American Revolution. A resident of Augusta, Ga., he was the victim of colonist violence in 1775, when he was tarred and feathered for ridiculing the ...
Browne, Thomas Alexander(Encyclopedia)Browne, Thomas Alexander, pseud. Rolf Boldrewoodrf bôl´drwood, rôlf [key], 1826–1915, Australian author. A squatter, a magistrate, and a commissioner in the gold fields, he wrote many boo...
Browne, Robert(Encyclopedia)Browne, Robert, c.1550–1633, English clergyman and leader of a group of early separatists popularly known as Brownists. Browne conceived of the church as a self-governing local body of experiential ...
Browne, William(Encyclopedia)Browne, William (William Browne of Tavistock)tv´stk [key], 1591?–1645?, English poet. An imitator of Spenser, he did his finest work in pastoral poetry, of which Britannia's Pastorals (1613...
Boldrewood, Rolf(Encyclopedia)Boldrewood, Rolf: see Browne, Thomas Alexander.
Gosse, Sir Edmund William(Encyclopedia)Gosse, Sir Edmund William gs [key], 1849–1928, English biographer and critic. He was lecturer in English literature at Trinity College, Cambridge (1884–90) and librarian of the House of Lords (1...
Urchard, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Urchard, Sir Thomas: see Urquhart, Sir Thomas.
Urquhart, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Urquhart or Urchard, Sir Thomas both: ûr´krt [key], 1611–60, Scottish translator and author. A royalist, he was knighted (1641) by Charles I and fought in the civil wars. He wrote treatises on m...
Beecham, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Beecham, Sir Thomas b´chm [key], 1879–1961, English conductor. Beecham was educated at Oxford but did not attend any formal music school. Early in his career as a conductor and producer, he int...
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