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Thomas Allcot Guy Pocock, writing under the name Tom Pocock, was an English biographer, war correspondent, journalist and naval historian.

Thomas Pocock (1672–1745) was an English priest, known as a diarist. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1727.

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Richard Thomas Lowe (1802–1874) was an English scientist, a botanist, ichthyologist, malacologist, and a clergyman. In 1825 he graduated from Christ's College, Cambridge, and in the same year he took holy orders. In 1832 he became a clergyman in the Madeira Islands, where he was also a part-time naturalist, extensively studying the local flora and fauna. He wrote a book on the Madeiran flora. He died in 1874 when the ship he was on was wrecked off the Scilly Isles.

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