Fletcher Christian

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Related to Fletcher Christian: William Bligh, Mutiny on the Bounty
Fletcher H Christian
BirthplaceMoreland Close, Brigham, Cumberland, England, Great Britain
Master's Mate

Christian, Fletcher

(fl. late 18th century) leader of mutinous sailors against Captain Bligh (1789). [Am. Lit.: Mutiny on the Bounty]
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I stayed in the home of Irma and her adult son Dennis, sixth-generation descendant of the mutineer Fletcher Christian.
July 28: Mutiny On the Bounty (1935), Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, as noble Fletcher Christian and loathsome Captain Bligh, do fierce battle on a cruise to Tahiti.
His first book, published on Kindle, was about the Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian.
Magistrates heard how officers from Allerdale Borough Council's licensing enforcement team and Cumbria Police visited the Fletcher Christian Tavern, opposite the DSL shop, in August last year.
Which actor played Fletcher Christian, George Armstrong Custer and Gentleman Jim Corbett?
But Brando, who played mutineer Fletcher Christian, threatened to walk off set if it was set alight.
FLETCHER Christian was the kind of man who said nuts to authority.
ANSWERS: 1) Fletcher Christian, 2) The Ronettes, 3) Steif, 4) Frank Bruno, 5) Moscow, 6) Istanbul, 7) pounds 826, 8) George Bush Jr, 9) Tripoli, 10) Suffolk.
Steve Christian, the island's mayor, who claims to be a descendant of mutiny on the Bounty leader Fletcher Christian, has pleaded innocent to six charges of rape and four of indecent assault on four women from 1964-75.
It has a population of only 45 -- all descendents of the English sailor Fletcher Christian and his crew, who mutinied on the HMS Bounty in 1789.
Well, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner may be about Mary's father, Fletcher Christian, or so Mary thinks.
99) When travel writer Dea Birkett decided to visit Pitcairn, the island where Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian was abandoned, she had no idea that the trip would dominate the next few years of her life.