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Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England and Saint MP (1477 - 1535)

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1477 to“ 6 July 1535), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humani...

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Rt. Rev. Francis James Chavasse MP (1846 - 1928)

Francis James Chavasse Bishop of Liverpool Francis James Chavasse (27 September 1846 – 11 March 1928) was an Anglican bishop. After serving in parishes in Preston, London and Oxford, he was pr...

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Sir William Russell, MP, 1st Baronet, of Wytley (c.1602 - 1669)

Family and Education b. c.1602, 1st s. of Sir Thomas Russell† of Strensham and Elizabeth, da. of Sir William Spencer of Yarnton, Oxon.1 educ. Wadham, Oxf. 1620, aged 18; M. Temple 1622.2 m. sett...

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Sir Winston Churchill, MP MP (c.1620 - 1688)

Family and Education bap. 18 Apr. 1620, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of John Churchill of Wootton Glanville, Dorset by 1st w. Sarah, da. and coh. of Sir Henry Winston of Standish, Glos. educ. St. John’s...

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Woodrow Wyatt, Baron Wyatt of Weeford (deceased)

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Victoria "Plum" Sykes MP

Victoria "Plum" Sykes (born 4 December 1969) is an English-born fashion-writer, novelist and New York socialite. "Plum" was a childhood nickname (the Victoria plum being a variety of that fruit). ...

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Alan John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury MP (1902 - 1998)

Alan John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury (13 August 1902 – 21 October 1998) was a British business executive and a leading member of the supermarket Sainsbury family. His grandparents, John Jame...

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Rupert Murdoch MP

New York, New York, New York, United States

Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, KSG is an Australian-American business magnate. He is the founder and Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate. In 1953, Murdoch b...

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Jonathan William Patrick Aitken MP

Jonathan Aitken From Wikipedia Personal details Born 30 August 1942 (age 72) Dublin, Ireland Political party UK Independence Party (2004– ) Conservative (Until 2004) Alma mater Christ C...

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Rt Rev Thomas Tanner, Bishop of St Asaphs (1674 - 1735)

From Wikipedia, January 2015: Thomas Tanner (24 January 1674 – 14 December 1735) was an English antiquary and prelate. Life[edit]He was born at Market Lavington in Wiltshire, and was educate...

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Edward Lisle, MP (1692 - 1753)

Family and Education b. 17 May 1692,1 1st s. of Edward Lisle, barrister-at-law, of Crux Easton and Moyles Court by Mary, da. of Sir Ambrose Phillipps of Garendon, Leics. educ. M. Temple 1710; Magdalen,...

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Hon. Jacob William Rees-Mogg MP

Jacob Rees-Mogg The Honourable Jacob Rees-Mogg MP Member of Parliament for North East Somerset Incumbent Assumed office 6 May 2010 Preceded by New constituency Majority 4,914 (9.6%) Personal detail...

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch MP (1863 - 1944)

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller - Couch From Wikipedia Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (/ˌkwɪlərˈkuːtʃ/; 21 November 1863 – 12 May 1944) was a British w...

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Dame Esther Louise Rantzen, DBE MP

Esther Louise Rantzen , CBE (born 22 June 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, who is best known for presenting the BBC television series That's Life!, and for her work in various c...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 MP (1910 - 1994)

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin OM, FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994), née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist and structural chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1964 "for her determinations by X-ray t...

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Baroness Shirley Williams of Crosby MP

Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby , PC (born 27 July 1930), née Catlin, is a British politician and academic. Originally a Labour Member of Parliament (MP) and...

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Reverend W. Awdry MP (1911 - 1997)

The Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997), was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author. Better known as the Reverend W. Awdry, he was the ...

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John barrington Wain MP (deceased)

John Barrington Wain From Wikipedia John Barrington Wain (14 March 1925 – 24 May 1994) was an English poet, novelist, and critic, associated with the literary group "The Movement". For m...

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Ambrose Phillipps, MP (1707 - 1737)

Family and Education b. ?1707, 1st s. of William Phillipps of Garendon by Jane, da. of Sir Samuel Dashwood, M.P., ld. mayor of London 1703. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 18 July 1724, aged 16. unm. suc. fa. 172...

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George Dashwood, MP (1680 - 1758)

Family and Education bap. 7 Mar. 1680, 4th but 1st. surv. s. of Sir Samuel Dashwood*; bro.-in-law of Robert Bristow II* and John Bristow†. educ. I. Temple 1697; Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1698; ?travel...

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John Smith, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons (c.1655 - 1723)

Family and Education b. c.1655, 4th but only surv. s. of John Smith of South Tidworth by Mary, da. Sir Edmund Wright, alderman, of London. educ. St. John’s, Oxf. matric. 18 May 1672, aged 16; M....

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Jethro Tull, III MP (1674 - 1741)

Jethro Tull Birth date : 1674 Birth Place : Basildon, Berkshire, England Baptised : 30 March 1674, Basildon, Berkshire, England Date of Death : 21 February 1741 Place of Death : Prosperous Fa...

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William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury MP (1573 - 1645)

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Rev. Weldon Champneys (1807 - 1875)

Champneys, (William) Weldon (1807-1875), dean of Lichfield, was the eldest son of the Revd William Betton Champneys (d. 1835), BCL, of St John's College, Oxford, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Monta...

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Venerable Horace Edward Samuel Sneade Lambart, 11th Earl of the County of Cavan (1878 - 1950)

He graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.). He fought in the Boer War in 1900. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service...

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Henry V of England MP (1387 - 1422)

PLEASE READ THIS COMMENT REGARDING HIS BIRTH DATE; "Henry was born in the tower above the gatehouse of Monmouth Castle and for that reason called Henry of Monmouth, son of Henry of Bolingbroke, later...

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James Louis Macie Smithson MP (1765 - 1829)

James Smithson , F.R.S., M.A. (c. 1765 – 27 June 1829) was a British mineralogist and chemist noted for having left a bequest in his will to the United States of America, to create "an establish...

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Sir William Blackstone MP (1723 - 1780)

Wikipedia entry has extensive information. First paragraph of wiki entry: English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century. He is most noted for writing the Commentaries on the L...

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Very Rev. Cyril Argentine Alington (1872 - 1955)

Cyril Argentine Alington (22 October 1872 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, scholar, cleric, and prolific author. He was the headmaster of both Shrewsbury School and Eton College. ...

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Rev. Laurence St Lo (1692 - 1741)

Laurence St. Lo, D.D. fourth son of Thomas St. Lo, the preceding rector; who was M.A. of Christ Church 1715; B. and D.D. 1728; of All Souls, B.C.L 1754; LL.D. 1759; was descended from the St. Los of Li...

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Rev. Thomas St Lo (1654 - 1719)

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George Tugwell, Rev. (1829 - 1910)

Oxford (Oriel College) graduate. Expert on Marine Life and personal friend of George Elliot. 1839 When Goerge was 10 years old his mother and twin brothers died tragically of prussic acid poisoning a...

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Angus Deayton MP (deceased)

Gordon Angus Deayton From Wikipedia Birth name Gordon Angus Deayton Born (1956-01-06) 6 January 1956 (age 57) Surrey, England[1] Medium Television, Stand up comedy Nationality British Years active ...

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John Crawley, MP (1703 - 1767)

Family and Education b. 26 Apr. 1703, 1st s. of Richard Crawley of Doctors’ Commons, London, registrar of the Admiralty, by Sarah, da. of Sir Samuel Dashwood, M.P., ld. mayor of London 1702. edu...

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Thomas Archer, 1st Baron Archer of Umberslade (1695 - 1768)

Family and Education b. 21 July 1695, 1st s. of Andrew Archer. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 1712. m. 11 Aug. 1726, Catherine, da. of Sir Thomas Tipping, 1st Bt. (by Anne, da. and h. of Thomas Cheek of Pirgo), s...

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Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset MP (1561 - 1609)

Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset (1561–1609) was an English aristocrat and politician, with humanist and commercial interests. He was the eldest son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset...

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Rt Rev Hon Edward Carr Glyn, Bishop of Peterborough (1843 - 1928)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Anglicanism portal Edward Carr Glyn (21 November 1843-14 November) was an Anglican bishop in England the late 19th century and the ...

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William Lloyd (1627 - 1717)

) William Lloyd (1627 – 30 August 1717) was an English divine who served successively as bishop of St Asaph, of Lichfield and Coventry and of Worcester. Life Lloyd was born at Tilehurs...

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William Archibald Spooner (1844 - 1930)

Wikipedia contributors. " William Archibald Spooner ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Rt. Rev. Richard Redman, Bishop of Ely MP (c.1424 - 1505)

From William Greenfield's The Redmans of Levens and Harewood, 1905: Dr. Richard Redman, Bishop of St. Asaph, Exeter, and Ely. But the Bossall family is chiefly interesting from the strong probabi...

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Rt Rev Francis Turner, Bishop of Ely (1637 - 1700)

) Francis Turner D.D. (1637–1700) was Bishop of Ely, one of the seven bishops who petitioned against the Declaration of Indulgence and one of the nine bishops who refused to take the oath of a...

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Andrew Wiles MP

Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

Sir Andrew John Wiles KBE , FRS From Wikipedia Sir Andrew John Wiles, KBE, FRS (born 11 April 1953)[1] is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at the University of Oxfor...

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Nikolaas -niko- Tinbergen, Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 1973 MP (1907 - 1989)

Nederlandse etholoog, die zich in zijn leven vooral gericht heeft op het gedrag van dieren. Dit was indertijd nog een hele nieuwe tak van de biologie, hij wordt dan ook wel als een van de grondleggers ...

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Group Capt The Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO, DFC (1917 - 1992)

Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War. ...

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J. R. R. Tolkien MP (1892 - 1973)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien , CBE (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy work...

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Lord Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill MP (1849 - 1895)

Freemason: initiated 9 Jan 1871 in Churchill Lodge. Links: (that gives another burial date as 27 January 1895) -------------------- Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill is the Father o...

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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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Sir Thomas Bodley, MP MP (1544 - 1613)

Family and Education b. 1545, s. of John Bodley, merchant, of Exeter, Devon by Joan, da. of Robert Hone of Ottery St. Mary, Devon. educ. Geneva; Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1559, BA 1563, MA 1566; fellow, Mert...

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Lewis Bampfylde (c.1613 - d.)

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Richard Bamfield (c.1561 - d.)

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Sir Coplestone Warwick Bampfylde, MP, 3rd Baronet (c.1689 - 1727)

Family and Education b. c.1689, 1st s. of Col. Hugh Bampfylde of Warleigh, nr. Plymouth, Devon (d.v.p. s. of Sir Coplestone Bampfylde, 2nd Bt.†) by Mary, da. and h. of James Clifford of Kingst...

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John Bampfylde, MP, of Poltimore Manor (1585 - 1650)

Family and Education b. c.1586,1 1st s. of Sir Amias Bampfield† of Poltimore and Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Clifton of Barrington Court, Som.2 educ. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1604, aged 18; M. Temple ...

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Rev. James Bampfylde (1603 - 1663)

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Rev. Francis Bampfylde (c.1631 - 1684)

3s. John, of Poltimore, Devon, arm. Wadham Coll., matric. 16 May, 1634, aged 18; B.A. 4 July, 1635, M.A. 7 July, 1638, sometime a cavalier, rector of Rampisham, Dorset, 1640, canon of Exeter 1641, and ...

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Edward Bampfylde (1587 - 1644)

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Sir Coplestone Bampfylde, MP, 2nd Baronet (c.1633 - 1692)

Family and Education b. c.1633, 1st s. of Sir John Bampfield, 1st Bt., of Poltimore by Gertrude, da. and coh. of Amyas Coplestone of Warley. educ. Corpus, Oxf. 1651. m. (1) 16 Nov. 1655, Margaret, da. ...

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Amias Bampfylde (1594 - c.1656)

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Sir Amias Bampfylde (c.1560 - 1626)

Amyas Bampfylde Sir Amyas Bampfylde (or "Amias Bampfield" etc.[1]) (1560 – 9 February 1626) was an English Member of Parliament who sat in the House of Commons in 1597. Bampfylde was the son...

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Colonel Francis Fulford (1666 - 1700)

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Francis Fulford (1632 - 1675)

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Rev. John Fulford (c.1610 - 1655)

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Robert Fulford (c.1555 - 1619)

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Thomas Fulford of Thord (c.1598 - d.)

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William Fulford (c.1600 - 1639)

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Thomas Fulford (c.1604 - 1643)

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Sir Francis Fulford (c.1583 - 1664)

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Edward Gibbon MP (1737 - 1794)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Edward Gibbon (8 May 1737 – 16 January 1794) was an English historian and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fal...

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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...

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Terry Eagleton MP

Terence"Terry" Francis Eagleton From Wikipedia Terence Francis "Terry FBA [ 1] (born 22 February 1943)[1] is a prominent British literary theorist, critic and public intellectual.[5][6][7][8] He is...

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Sam West MP

Samuel Alexander Joseph West, also known as Sam West (born 19 June 1966) is an English actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his role in the film Howards End and his work on stage (includi...

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Ed Balls, MP MP

Edward Michael "Ed" Balls From Wikipedia Edward Michael "Ed" Balls (born 25 February 1967) is a British Labour Party and Co-operative Party[2] politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (M...

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Ffion Hague MP

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Magnus Magnusson MP (1929 - 2007)

Magnus Magnusson from Wikipedia Magnus Magnusson, KBE ([ˈmaknus ˈmaknusɔn]; 12 October 1929 – 7 January 2007) was an Icelandic television presenter, journalist, transl...

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Henry Vaughan, twin MP (1621 - 1695)

Henry Vaughan From Wikipedia Henry Vaughan (17 April 1621 – 23 April 1695) was a Welsh author, physician and metaphysical poet. Vaughan and his twin brother, the hermetic philosopher and...

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Pixley ka lsaka Seme MP (c.1881 - 1951)

Pixley ka Isaka Seme From Wikipedia Pixley ka Isaka Seme (c. 1881[1] – June 1951) was a founder and President of the African National Congress. He was the first black South African Lawyer....

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Norman Washington Manley MP (1893 - 1969)

Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the 1920...

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Lord Robert Skidelsky MP

Robert Jacob Alexander Baron Skidelsky From Wikipedia Robert Jacob Alexander, Baron Skidelsky, FBA (born 25 April 1939), is a British economic historian of Russian origin and the author of a ma...

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Fiona Elizabeth Bruce MP

Sydenham, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Fiona Elizabeth Bruce From Wikipedia Fiona Elizabeth Bruce (born 25 April 1964)[1] is a British journalist, newsreader and television presenter. Since joining the BBC in 1989, she has gone on to ...

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Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley MP (c.1540 - 1617)

Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley Thomas Egerton, 1st Viscount Brackley, PC (1540 – 15 March 1617) was an English nobleman, judge and statesman who served as Lord Keeper and Lord Chancello...

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Sir John Wolley, MP (1581 - 1596)

Sir John Wolley1 M, #148991, b. before 1581, d. before 1596 Last Edited=28 Jun 2005 Sir John Wolley was born before 1581. He married Elizabeth More, daughter of Sir William More and Margaret Dani...

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William Tyndale, English Bible Translator MP (c.1492 - 1536)

From the English Wikipedia page on William Tyndale: William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1492 – 1536) was an English scholar and translator who became a leading f...

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Thomas Hobbes [of Malmsbury] MP (1588 - 1679)

Thomas Hobbes, XVII c English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his wo...

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Gavin Maxwell MP (1914 - 1969)

Gavin Maxwell From Wikipedia Gavin Maxwell FRSL, FIAL, FZS (Sc.), FRGS[2] (15 July 1914 – 7 September 1969) was a Scottish naturalist and author, best known for his work with otters. He wr...

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Sir Francis Wolley, MP (1583 - 1609)

Family and Education b. 1583, 1st s. of John Wolley of Pyrford by his 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. of (Sir) William More I of Loseley, wid. of Richard Polsted of Albany. educ.Merton, Oxf. 1596, BA 1598; L. In...

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The Right Honorable Charles James Fox MP (c.1749 - 1806)

His wife: Charles James Fox PC (24 January 1749 – 13 September 1806), styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned thirty-eight ...

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Henry Pelham, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons MP (1597 - d.)

Family and Education bap. 9 June 1597,2 3rd s. of Sir William Pelham† (d.1629) of Brocklesby, Lincs. and Anne, da. of Charles, 2nd Bar. Willoughby of Parham.3 educ. Trin. Camb. 1615; G. Inn 1616...

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Jonathan Swift MP (1667 - 1745)

=====' From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Torie...

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John Donne MP (1572 - 1631)

English poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. John Donne was born in London, into a Roman Catholic family when practice of that religion was illegal in ...

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Lord Nicholas Windsor MP

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Michael von Clemm MP (1935 - 1997)

Michael von Clemm from. wikipedia Memorial at Canary Wharf Dr Michael von Clemm (1935–1997) was an American businessman, restaurateur, anthropologist and President of Templeton College, ...

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Oliver Bury Popplewell MP

Oliver Popplewel from Wikipedia Oliver Popplewell Personal information Born August 15, 1927 The Honourable Sir Oliver Bury Popplewell (born 15 August 1927) is a former British judge. He chair...

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John Dalton (1766 - 1844)

John Dalton from wikipedia John Dalton FRS (6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, meteorologist and physicist. He is best known for his pioneering work in the developmen...

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Crispin Tickell MP

Sir Crispin Tickell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Crispin Tickell, GCMG, KCVO, MA (Oxon), DSc (Hon) [1]( Cranfield), FRSGS (Hon), FRIBA (Hon), FZS[1], FRI (Hon.), FCIWEM (Hon.) (25 Augu...

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Vikram Seth MP

Vikram Seth from wikipedia Vikram Seth (born 20 June 1952) is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sah...

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John Ruskin MP (1819 - 1900)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was an English art critic and social thinker, also remembered as a poet and artist. His essays on art and a...

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Chief Justice Nicholas Trott MP (1663 - 1740)

Nicholas Trott (January 19, 1663 – January 21, 1740) was an 18th century British judge, legal scholar and writer. He had a lengthy legal and political career in Charleston, South Carolina and se...

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Richard Burton, CBE MP (1925 - 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winn...

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Russell Harty MP (1934 - 1988)

Russell Harty Russell Harty (5 September 1934 – 8 June 1988) was a British television presenter of arts programmes and chat shows. Early life Born Fredric Russell Harty[1] in Blackburn, La...

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE MP

Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE (born 23 March 1929) - English former athlete. Ran the first mile in less than 4 minutes. Became a distinguished neurologist and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, bef...

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Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)

'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Raleigh was born in 1552.1 He married Elizabeth Throckmorton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton and Anne ...

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