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Sir Arthur Harden (12 October 1865 – 17 June 1940) was an English biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigation...

8/13/2011 7/23/2015

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 4/4/2015

John Radcliffe, BA, MA, MP MP (1652 - 1714)

Dr John Radcliffe From Wikipedia ) Dr John Radcliffe (c. 1652 – 1 November 1714[3]) BA MA(Oxon) MP was an English physician, academic and politician. A number of landmark buildings in Oxfo...

1/14/2015 1/14/2015

Benjamin James N L Sneesby MP

"Ben Sneesby"

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...

3/4/2014 3/4/2014

Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton MP (1921 - 2008)

"Humph", "Chairman Humph"

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...

2/8/2009 2/6/2013

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...

4/9/2010 2/3/2013

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...

2/13/2012 1/20/2013

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...

6/29/2007 1/20/2013

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 ...

10/22/2009 1/20/2013

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...

6/23/2008 1/20/2013

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley MP (1797 - 1851)

"Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin"

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...

11/10/2008 1/20/2013

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...

11/10/2008 1/20/2013

John Milton, "Poet" MP (1608 - 1674)

"John Milton the poet"

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...

3/18/2007 1/20/2013

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: The Peerage Geneall ...

5/30/2007 1/20/2013

Henry VIII, King of England MP 100 (1491 - 1547)

"King Hal", "King Harry", "Defender of the Faith", "Henry The Eighth", "Henry VIII", "King Henry VIII"

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...

2/7/2007 1/20/2013

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 ...

5/2/2008 1/20/2013

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

"The Confessor", "Ēadweard se Andeterre", "Edward the Confessor", "Le confesseur", "The /Confessor/", "the Confessor"

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...

3/16/2007 1/20/2013

"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...

8/23/2008 1/20/2013

Anne Boleyn, Queen Consort of England MP 100 (1501 - 1536)

"Nan", "Annie", "AB", "The Happy One"

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

5/1/2007 1/20/2013