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Frederick Marryat

(1792—1848) naval officer and novelist

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Marryat, Captain Frederick

Marryat, Captain Frederick   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
553 words

(1792–1848), a British Navy commander and fecund novelist. The son of a London magnate and member of Parliament,

Marryat, Frederick

Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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1,285 words

. Frederick Marryat was born on July 10, 1792, in London, to Catherine von Geyser and Joseph Marryat

Marryat, Frederick

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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631 words
(1792–1848), British naval officer and novelist, born at Westminster, London. He was the son of Joseph Marryat, the agent for Grenada in the Windward Islands, and grandson of ... More
Marryat, Frederick

Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848)   Reference library

Mark Turner

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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122 words

and friend of Dickens from 1841. ‘Captain Marryat’ established his popular reputation in the early 1830s with nautical adventure stories such as ...

Marryat, Frederick

Marryat, Frederick   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Literature
Length:
106 words

(1792–1848),

British naval captain and popular novelist about life at sea, went to the U.S. and Canada (...

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