Parry, Sir William Edward (17901855)

Parry, Sir William Edward, celebrated Arctic explorer, born at Bath; visited the Arctic Seas under Ross in 1818, conducted a second expedition himself in 1819-20, a third in 1821-23, a fourth in 1824-26 with unequal success, and a fifth in 1827 in quest of the North Pole viâ Spitzbergen, in which he was baffled by an adverse current; received sundry honours for his achievements; died governor of Greenwich Hospital, and left several accounts of his voyages (17901855).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Parrhasius * Parsees
Parmigiano
Parnassus
Parnell, Charles Stuart
Parnell, Thomas
Paros
Parr, Catherine
Parr, Samuel
Parr, Thomas
Parramatta
Parrhasius
Parry, Sir William Edward
Parsees
Parsifal
Parson Adams
Parsons, Robert
Parthenogenesis
Parthenon
Parthenope
Parthia
Partick
Partington, Mrs.