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Benjamin James N L Sneesby MP

Ben first tried skiing on a dry ski slope when he was 11 years old and quickly took to the sport. Aged 13, he was talent-spotted and invited to become one of the first members of the British Disabled...

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Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton MP (1921 - 2008)

Humphrey Lyttelton From Wikipedia Background information Birth name Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton Also known as Humph Born (1921-05-23)23 May 1921 Origin Eton, Bu...

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John Egerton Christmas Piper MP (1903 - 1992)

John Egerton Christmas Piper From Wikipedia: John Egerton Christmas Piper, CH (13 December 1903 – 28 June 1992) was a 20th-century English painter and printmaker. For much of his life he l...

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G.K. Chesterton MP (1874 - 1936)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer. He wrote on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art c...

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Wyckliffe, Lord of Wycliffe and Ulvington MP (c.1324 - 1384)

At the request of the curator, June Barnes, I have tried to clean up the Wycliffe family. This has been difficult because the genealogical record is simply incomplete. I have come up with a plausible r...

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John Wilkes MP (1725 - 1797)

John Wilkes (October 25, 1725 - December 26, 1797) English politician, descended from a family long connected with Leighton-Buzzard in Bedfordshire, was born at Clerkenwell, London, on the 17th of ...

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Edmund Waller, FRS, MP MP (1606 - 1687)

Edmund Waller , FRS (3 March 1606 – 21 October 1687) was an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1624 and 1679. Edmund Waller was the eldest son...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley MP (1797 - 1851)

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best know...

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Percy Bysshe Shelley MP (1792 - 1822)

Percy Bysshe Shelley ( 4 August 1792 – 8 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Shelley was famou...

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John Milton MP (1608 - 1674)

John Milton (December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674) was an English poet, most famous for his blank verse epic Paradise Lost. His father, John Milton Sr., was a well-off scrivener, and his grandf...

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Prince Michael of Kent MP

Name/title: Michael George Charles Franklin Windsor, Prince of Kent His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order -------------------- Links: ...

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Henry VIII, King of England MP (1491 - 1547)

Henry VIII of England Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the secon...

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John Hampden, Patriae Pater MP (c.1595 - 1643)

From John Hampden's entry in British Civil Wars, Commonwealth, and Protectorate, 1638-1660: John Hampden, c.1595-1643 Famous for his stand against forced loans and ship-money, his death early in ...

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St. Edward the Confessor, King of the English MP (c.1003 - 1066)

Edward the Confessor, Parents: Æthelred and Emma de Normandie. No children. LINKS MEDIEVAL LANDS EADWARD ([1005]-Palace of Westminster 5 Jan 1066, bur Westminster Abbey[1845]). "Ea...

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Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1804 - 1881)

"Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served...

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Anne Boleyn, Queen Consort of England MP (1501 - 1536)

"Anne Boleyn (/ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/); (c. 1501 – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of...

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