Thomas Pringle (disambiguation)

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Thomas Pringle may refer to:

Thomas Pringle British writer

Thomas Pringle was a Scottish writer, poet and abolitionist. Known as the father of South African poetry, he was the first successful English language poet and author to describe South Africa's scenery, native peoples, and living conditions.

Thomas Pringle is an Irish left-wing Independent politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Donegal constituency since the 2011 general election.

Thomas Pringle (Royal Navy officer) Royal Navy admiral

Vice-Admiral Thomas Pringle was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the American War of Independence, and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

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Maitland is an English and Scottish surname. It arrived in Britain after the Norman conquest of 1066. There are two theories about its source. It is either a nickname reference to "bad temper/disposition", or it may be a locational reference to Mautalant, a place in Pontorson, France. The Brittany connection is less likely than that with Les Moitiers d'Allonne, near Carteret in the Cotentin. Mautalents continue to live in and near Les Moitiers d'Allonne, and the early mediaeval charters link the Maltalents of England and Scotland with the Morville family – originating from Morville, nr. Valonges, nearby, and Roger de Mowbray, whose family came from Aubigny, also nearby. The name gradually mutated to Mautalent and then Maitland, with the latter spelling appearing around 1250 and becoming settled in the late 14th century.

Pringle is a Scottish surname which means "pilgrim." Notable people with the surname include:

Thomas Gordon may refer to:

Pringle Bay Place in Western Cape, South Africa

Pringle Bay is a small coastal town of ca. 1600 inhabitants in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, in South Africa. It is situated at the foot of Hangklip, on the opposite side of False Bay from Cape Point. The town and surrounds are part of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO Heritage Site. The bay is named after Rear-Admiral Thomas Pringle, of the Royal Navy, who commanded the naval station at the Cape in the late 1790s.

Twyford School is a co-educational, independent, preparatory boarding and day school, located in the village of Twyford, Hampshire, England.

Events from the year 1797 in Great Britain.

Lieutenant General Sir Steuart Robert Pringle, was a Royal Marines officer who served as Commandant General Royal Marines from 1981 to 1985 and was seriously injured by an IRA car bomb in 1981.

Events from the year 1769 in Ireland.

Events from the year 1779 in Ireland.

Thomas Pakenham may refer to:

HMS Daedalus was a 32-gun fifth rate frigate of the Royal Navy, launched in 1780 from the yards of John Fisher, of Liverpool. She went on to serve in the American War of Independence, as well as the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

Admiral Sir William Coldingham Masters Nicholson, KCB was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Third Sea Lord and Controller of the Navy.

John Pringle may refer to:

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HMS Pultusk was the American-built French privateer sloop Austerlitz, which had been launched in 1805 and which the Royal Navy captured in 1807 and took into service as HMS Pultusk. Pultusk served in three campaigns, two of which resulted, some four decades later in the award of medals, and one boat action that too received a medal. She was broken up in 1810.

Events from the year 1761 in Scotland.

Rear-Admiral Pringle Stoddart was a British Royal Navy officer.