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Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet , OM (9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish author and dramatist , best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan .
Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist whose published work is almost entirely in the science fiction genre.
John Michael Crichton (October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American best-selling author, producer, director, and screenwriter, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction , and thriller genres.
Henry Canova Vollam ( H. V. ) Morton , FRSL (26 July 1892–18 June 1979) was a journalist and pioneering travel writer from Lancashire, England, best known for his prolific and popular books on Britain and the Holy Land . He first achieved fame in 1923 when, while working for the Daily Express , he scooped the official Times correspondent during the coverage of the opening of the Tomb of Tutankhamon by Howard Carter in Egypt.
William Cobbett (9 March 1763 – 18 June 1835) was an English pamphleteer , farmer and journalist , who was born in Farnham, Surrey .
John Leland , also Leyland (13 September, ca . 1503 – 18 April 1552), was an English poet and antiquary . [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ]
Gerald of Wales (c. 1146 – c. 1223), also known as Gerallt Gymro in Welsh or Giraldus Cambrensis in Latin , archdeacon of Brecon , was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times . Born ca. 1146 at Manorbier Castle in Pembrokeshire , Wales , he was of mixed Norman and Welsh descent; he is also known as Gerald de Barri .
An engraving of Gilpin from 1869. William Gilpin (4 June 1724 – 1804) was an English artist, Anglican cleric, schoolmaster, and author, best known as one of the originators of the idea of the picturesque .
Claimed to be "the only permanent memorial in the whole country to the memory of Celia Fiennes", [ 1 ] this "Waymark" stands in No Man's Heath, Cheshire
Thomas Pennant (14 June O.S. 1726 – 16 December 1798) was a Welsh naturalist and antiquary .
Daniel Defoe ( pron.: / ˌ d æ n j əl d ɨ ˈ f oʊ / ; ca. 1660 – 24 April 1731), [ 1 ] born Daniel Foe , was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy, now most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe . Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel , as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and, along with others such as Samuel Richardson , is among the founders of the English novel .
The New Testament ( Koine Greek : Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē ) is the second major part of the Christian biblical canon , the first part being the Old Testament . Though Christians hold different views than do Jews about the Old Testament—that is, the Hebrew Scriptures —Christians regard both the Old and New Testaments together as sacred scripture . The New Testament is concerned essentially to proclaim Heilsgeschichte [ 1 ] —salvation history, God's positive saving actions throughout history. [ 2 ] The contents of the New Testament deal explicitly with first century Christianity .