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Fenton [née Knox; other married name Campbell], Elizabeth (1804–1875), diarist and travel writer, was the daughter of the Revd John Russel Knox, rector of Lifford, co. Donegal, and afterwards of Innismagrath, co. Leitrim, Ireland. In 1826 she married Captain Niel Campbell of the ...

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Platter, Thomas (1574–1628), physician and traveller, was born on 24 July 1574 in the protestant city of Basel, Switzerland, the elder son among six children of Thomas Platter (1499–1582), schoolmaster, and his second wife, Hester Gross or Grossmann (b. 1547). Thomas the elder...