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us: Stanyan, Temple, 1675-1752

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        Monken Hadley (London, England)
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        (naf) Adderbury (England)
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        (naf) Oxford (England)
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        (naf) London (England)
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        • Organization: (naf) Christ Church (University of Oxford)
        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Privy Council
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        (naf) Christ Church (University of Oxford)
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        (naf) Great Britain. Privy Council
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        • Organization: Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Northern Department
        • Organization: Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Southern Department
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        Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Northern Department
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        Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Southern Department
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    • found: Stanyan, A. An account of Switzerland [MI] 1714 (name not given)
    • found: DNB (under Stanyan, Abraham, 1669?-1732: Temple Stanyan, d. 1752; Abraham's younger brother; matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, 6/18/1695, aged 18)
    • found: RLIN data base, 10/21/87 (hdg.: Stanyan, Temple, 1677?-1752)
    • found: OCLC, Oct. 23, 2015 (access points: Stanyan, Temple; Stanyan, Temple, 1677?-1752)
    • found: Philip Woodfine, Claire Gapper, "Stanyan, Abraham (1672-1732)," in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2004; online edition, Jan. 2013, accessed Oct. 23, 2015 (Abraham's younger brother, Temple Stanyan (1675-1752), politician and writer, was born on 8 February 1675 at Monken Hadley; on 18 June 1695, matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford; employed in the secretary of state's office from some time before 1715, when he was one of two under-secretaries in the northern department, to 1718, after which date he remained involved in the office. "In February 1719 he was appointed clerk-in-ordinary to the Privy Council in the room of his brother; he returned to a southern under-secretaryship in 1724 and then served until 1735. In 1739 he brought out an enlarged second edition of the scholarly book for which he is best known, his Grecian history, from the original of Greece, to the death of Philip of Macedon, first published in 1707, and which for some decades was a standard work ... [Temple] Stanyan died at his seat, Rawlins, Oxfordshire, on 25 March 1752"; An account of Switzerland, 1714, is by Abraham Stanyan)
    • found: McNamee, R.V. "Temple Stanyan," biographical note, Electronic Enlightenment Biographical Dictionary, updated February 2014, viewed, Oct. 26, 2015 (Temple Stanyan, (born 1675-died 1752), English; civil servant, historian; born 8 February 1675, Monken Hadley, Barnet (borough), Greater London, England; died 25 March 1752, died Rawlins House, Adderbury, Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England) {}
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