- John Han·ning [han-ing] /ˈhæn ɪŋ/, 1827–64, English explorer in Africa.
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Stories of these adventurers, like Livingstone and Speke and Burton, had a cult status in Victorian society.Raiders of the Lost City
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February 24, 2009
"Let us attend to this, your lordship," said Speke, tapping the map.Mistress Wilding
For we can not but speke that which we haue seene and herde.
"Speke, we must send you there again," he said enthusiastically.A Book of Discovery
Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
He quickly returned, and Speke was again invited in, with his men.
Speke was now, towards the end of May, looking forward to the arrival of Grant.