william prescott


[pres-kuht, -kot]
Samuel, 1751–77, U.S. patriot during the american revolution: rode with Paul revere and William Dawes to warn Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston, April 18, 1775.
William, 1726–95, American Revolutionary military leader.
William Hickling [hik-ling] , 1796–1859, U.S. historian (grandson of William Prescott).
a city in central Arizona.
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Prescott (ˈprɛskət)
1.  John Leslie. born 1938, British politician: deputy leader of the Labour Party from 1994; deputy prime minister (1997--2007); secretary of state for the environment, transport, and the regions (1997--2001); minister for local government and the regions (2002--07)
2.  William Hickling (ˈhɪklɪŋ). 1796--1859, US historian, noted for his work on the history of Spain and her colonies

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