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Nicholas Culpeper (1616 - c.1654)

Nicholas Culpeper (18 October 1616 – 10 January 1654) was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer. His published books include The English Physician (1652) and the Complete H...

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Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin From Wikipedia FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist.[I] He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancesto...

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Peter Cushing, OBE MP (1913 - 1994)

Peter Cushing OBE From Wikipedia Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the disti...

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Charles George Perceval, 2nd Baron Arden, PC, FRS MP (1756 - 1840)

Charles George Perceval, 2nd Baron Arden PC FRS (1 October 1756 – 5 July 1840) was a British politician. Background and education Arden was born at Charlton, Kent, the son of John Perc...

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Ewan MacColl (1915 - 1989)

James Henry Miller From Wikipedia (25 January 1915 – 22 October 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was a British folk singer, songwriter, socialist, actor, poet, playwri...

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Julius Lucius Brenchley MP (1816 - 1873)

Julius Lucius Brenchley (30 November 1816 – 24 February 1873), of Maidstone, was a 19th-century English explorer, naturalist and author.

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John Boys MP (1607 - 1664)

Boys (1607 – 8 October 1664) is best known as the Royalist captain who was the Governor of Donnington Castle in Berkshire during the English Civil War. Boys was born in at Bonnington, in K...

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Stephen Hales MP (1677 - 1761)

Stephen Hales , FRS (17 September 1677 – 4 January 1761) was an English clergyman who made major contributions to a range of scientific fields including botany and physiology. He invented severa...

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William Harvey MP (1578 - 1657)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation...

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John Tradescant, the Younger MP (1608 - 1662)

John Tradescant the Younger Birth date: 4 August 1608 Birth Place: Meopham, Kent Date of Death: 22 April 1662 Place of Death: London, England. He was buried beside his father in the churchyar...

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John Tradescant, the Elder MP (1570 - 1638)

John Tradescant the Elder Birth date: c 1570 Birth Place: probably born in Suffolk, England. Date of Death: 1638 Place of Death: London Burial 17 April 1638 - churchyard of St-Mary-at-Lambeth...

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Vita Sackville-West MP (1892 - 1962)

Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) (Victoria Mary Sackville-West) Garden designer/creater, Gardener, a garden writer The Hon Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 – 2 June 1962), best known as Vita...

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Mary Quant MP

Mary Quant OBE, FCSD is a fashion designer and British fashion icon. Born in England to Welsh parents on 11 February 1934, she became an instrumental figure in the 1960s London-based Mod and youth fa...

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Frank John William Goldsmith MP (1902 - 1982)

Frank John William Goldsmith (19 December 1902 — 27 January 1982), was a survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. He later wrote a book about his experiences on the ship, and had his story fe...

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Charles Dickens MP (1812 - 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens, pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters,...

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Sir Noel Coward MP (1899 - 1973)

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called ...

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Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury MP (1118 - 1170)

He was assassinated by four knights, Reginald fitzUrse, Hugh de Morville, William de Tracy, and Richard le Breton (supposedly on orders of Henry II king of England) Murdered in his cathedral by sword...

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Geoffrey Chaucer MP (c.1343 - c.1399)

also some good info, stories and facts in here... Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 for Geoffrey Chaucer= Pgs 154-167 (his son Thomas is directly after it ) =====================...

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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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