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D'Auvergne, Edward (1665–1737), historian and army chaplain, belonged to the ancient D'Auvergne family of St Ouen, on the island of Jersey. He was the third son of Philip D'Auvergne (d. 1690) and Madeleine le Maistre (d. c.1712). At his baptism on 17 February 1665 he was presented by ...

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Minor, William Chester (1834–1920), military surgeon, asylum inmate, and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, was born on 21 June 1834 at Manepay, Ceylon, the elder child of Eastman Strong Minor (1809–1867), printer and Congregational missionary of Milford, Connecticut, and his first wife, ...

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Waddell, Lawrence Augustine (1854–1938), army medical officer and orientalist, was born at Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, on 29 May 1854, the son of Thomas Clement Waddell DD, schoolmaster and author, and his wife, Jean, youngest daughter of John Chapman, of Banton, Stirlingshire. At an unknown date his second forename changed to ...