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Ernest Alfred Vizetelly (1855 - 1922)

Ernest Alfred Vizetelly was an English journalist and author. He was a son of the English publisher Henry Vizetelly , by his first marriage to Ellen Elizabeth Pollard . He was known as a war correspo...

9/17/2015 9/17/2015

Dylan Marlais Thomas MP (1914 - 1953)

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radi...

8/11/2011 8/29/2015

7/21/2015 7/21/2015

William Wollaston MP (1659 - 1724)

William Wollaston (/ˈwʊləstən/; 26 March 1659 – 29 October 1724) was school teacher, a Church of England priest, a scholar of Latin, Greek and Hebrew, a theologian, a...

6/30/2015 7/18/2015

Helen Berenice Thomas (1877 - 1969)

Thomas [née Noble], Helen Berenice (1877-1967), autobiographer, was born at 13 Moscow Drive, West Derby, Lancashire, on 11 July 1877, the second of three daughters of James Ashcroft Noble (1844-...

6/16/2015 6/17/2015

Philip Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)

"Edward Thomas", "Edward Eastaway"

Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was an Anglo-Welsh poet, essayist, and novelist. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war exp...

6/16/2015 6/16/2015

Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel CBE PC (born 9 February 1933) is a retired business executive and a Labour peer. In his 20s he played first-class cricket while at university a...

11/7/2012 6/15/2015

Gregg Allan Wallace (born 17 October 1964) is an English writer, media personality and former greengrocer, costermonger and farmer. He is probably best known for co-presenting MasterChef, Celebrity Mas...

12/30/2011 6/3/2015

Julia Mary Walters was born on February 22, 1950, the youngest of three and the only daughter of Mary Bridget (O'Brien) , a postal clerk from Ireland, and Thomas Walters , a builder. She was convent ...

8/8/2014 6/3/2015

Twiggy MP

Twiggy is an English model, actress, and singer, now also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson . At 16, she became the first prominent teenage model. She was known for her androgynous looks, la...

11/4/2010 6/3/2015

Anthony Trollope MP (1815 - 1882)

Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known...

7/27/2011 6/2/2015

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771 - 1855)

Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (25 December 1771 – 25 January 1855) was an English author, poet and diarist. She was the sister of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and the two were close all th...

2/2/2009 6/2/2015

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson MP (1809 - 1892)

"Alfred", "Lord Tennyson"

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom and is one of the most popular English poets. Much of his verse was based on classi...

6/16/2007 5/31/2015

William Wordsworth MP (1770 - 1850)

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was an English poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, launched the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798. In 1802 he m...

2/2/2009 5/31/2015

Andrew de Wyntoun (c.1350 - 1423)


One of Scotlands 1st famous writers and historian's Source= Page-245 In the next century, standing by the old cross, Winton, the famous " cronikler," may have enriched his knowledge of his chosen sub...

1/11/2013 5/30/2015

Lieutenant General Sir Francis Ivan Simms Tuker KCIE CB DSO OBE (4 July 1894 – 7 October 1967) was a British Indian Army officer. Military career Educated at Brighton College, of which he ...

11/18/2013 5/30/2015

Israel Zangwill MP (1864 - 1926)

Israel Zangwill Israel Zangwill (21 January 1864 – 1 August 1926) was a British humorist and writer. Contents [show] Early life and education[edit] Zangwill was born in London on 21 January ...

12/7/2009 5/30/2015

Daniel Wakefield MP (1776 - 1846)

Daniel Wakefield (1776–1846) was a writer on political economy. Works Besides anonymous pamphlets and contributions to Arthur Young's Annals of Agriculture, Wakefield was author of the fol...

4/28/2013 5/29/2015

Susan Barnes Crosland (1927 - 2011)

Journalist and novelist.

3/24/2014 3/24/2014

Frances Eleanor Trollope (1835 - 1913)

Frances Eleanor Trollope (née Ternan) (August 1835 – 14 August 1913) was an English novelist. She was born aboard a paddle steamer in Delaware Bay, the eldest of three surviving daughte...

2/28/2014 2/28/2014

Alison Uttley (Taylor) MP (1884 - 1976)

Alison Uttley (1884-1976) born Alice Jane Taylor in Cromford, Derbyshire. Births Mar 1885 Taylor Alice Jane Bakewell 7b 809 She was educated at the lea School in Holloway and the Lady Ma...

12/7/2013 12/7/2013

Anna Wintour, OBE MP

"Nuclear Wintour"

New York, New York, United States

New York, New York, United States

Anna Wintour is the English Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue , a position she has held since 1988. In 2013, she also became artistic director for Condé Nast, publisher of Vogue . With her trade...

8/12/2013 8/12/2013

Mary Wollstonecraft MP (1759 - 1797)

"I am going to be the first of a new genus. I am not born to tread in the beaten track - the peculiar bent of my nature pushes me on" Mary Wollstonecraft in letter to Everina, 1774 Mary Wollstonecr...

12/3/2008 1/26/2013

Helen Zimmern (1846 - 1934)

Helen Zimmern (25 March 1846 – 11 January 1934) was a German-British writer and translator. Biography Zimmern and her parents emigrated in 1850 to Britain, where her father became a No...

9/21/2011 1/24/2013

Alice Zimmern (1855 - 1939)

Alice Zimmern (22 September 1855 – 22 March 1939) was an English writer, translator and suffragist. Background and education Zimmern was born in Nottingham, the youngest of the three d...

9/21/2011 1/24/2013

Alice Christiana Gertrude Thompson Meynell (22 September 1847 - 27 November 1922) was an English writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, now remembered mainly as a poet. Biography Meynell was...

1/6/2009 1/23/2013

Rebecca West MP (1892 - 1983)

"Dame Rebecca West"

Wiki: Cicely Isabel Fairfield (21 December 1892–15 March 1983), known by her pen name Rebecca West, or Dame Rebecca West, DBE was an English author, journalist, literary critic and travel writ...

1/25/2012 12/7/2012

Virginia Woolf MP (1882 - 1941)

"Adeline Virginia Stephen"

Adeline Virginia Woolf (pronounced /ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the f...

6/16/2007 10/20/2012

Doris May Lessing CH (née Tayler; born 22 October 1919) is a British writer. Her novels include The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos....

12/2/2011 10/20/2012