Hannay
biographical name James Owen 1865-1950 Irish clergyman & novelist

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  • Hannay — is a famous name which originated chiefly in County Galloway, Scotland, but which is almost equally popular in Ireland. It derives from the personal name Attannay , itself an anglicized form of the old patronymic Ap Sheanaigh meaning Son of… …   Surnames reference

  • Hannay — (spr. hännĭ), James, engl. Schriftsteller, geb. 1827 in Dumfries, gest. 9. Jan. 1873 in Barcelona, trat mit 13 Jahren in die Marine, nahm aber 1845 seinen Abschied, um sich der Literatur zu widmen, und gab 1860–64 den »Edinburgh Courant« heraus.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hannay — James Hannay, Pseudonym Percival Plug (* 17. Februar 1827 in Dumfries, Schottland; † 9. Januar 1873 in Barcelona) war ein britischer Journalist und Schriftsteller. Hannay (spr. hanneh) trat mit 13 Jahren in die Marine ein, nahm aber 1845 seinen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hannay (TV series) — Infobox Television bgcolour = #DEDEE2 show name = Hannay format = Drama runtime = 42 min. creator = Ken Hannam starring = Robert Powell country = UK title=Hannay network = Thames TV first aired = January 6, 1988 last aired = March 1, 1989 num… …   Wikipedia

  • Hannay angle — In classical mechanics, the Hannay angle is a mechanics analogue of the Berry phase. It was named after Professor John Hannay.The Foucault pendulum is an example from classical mechanics that is sometimes used to illustrate the Berry phase.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hannay, Patrick — (d. ?1629)    He was born at Sorbie Castle, Wigtown, Scotland, where the family had owned land for generations. Early in the reign of James I, Hannay and his cousin Robert came to the English court and were favorably noticed by Queen Anne. In… …   British and Irish poets

  • HANNAY, JAMES —    a novelist and critic, born in Dumfries; spent his boyhood in the navy, on quitting which he settled in London and took to letters; was for a time editor of the Edinburgh Courant, a Tory paper, and subsequently consul at Barcelona, where he… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hannay, James — (1827 1873)    Novelist and journalist, was b. at Dumfries, and after serving for some years in the navy took to literature, and became ed. of the Edinburgh Courant. He wrote two novels, Singleton Fontenoy (1850), and Eustace Conyers (1855); also …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • O'Hannay — Hannay is a famous name which originated chiefly in County Galloway, Scotland, but which is almost equally popular in Ireland. It derives from the personal name Attannay , itself an anglicized form of the old patronymic Ap Sheanaigh meaning Son… …   Surnames reference

  • Clan Hannay — Crest badge …   Wikipedia

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