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Richard Brocklesby, FRS (1722 - 1797)

Will is available from: For Royal Society publications by Richard Brocklesby, see: School: Ballitore. From: The Quaker village of Ballitore In 1685 two Quakers arrived in County Kildare with th...

1/16/2009 11/21/2015

Richard Lovell Edgeworth MP (1744 - 1817)

Profile picture - Engraving by A Cardon 1812. BBC Hulton Picture Library. == Wikipedia Biographical Summary == Richard Lovell Edgeworth (31 May 1744 – 13 June 1817) was an Anglo-Irish politi...

4/23/2010 11/18/2015

Thomas Young, FRS MP (1773 - 1829)

Thomas Young, FRS (13 June 1773 – 10 May 1829) was an English polymath who made notable contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmo...

1/18/2009 7/18/2015

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Henry Fielding From WIkipedia Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author ...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Roger Bacon, O.F.M. MP (1214 - 1294)

""wonderful teacher""

Roger Bacon, O.F.M. (c. 1214–1294), also known as Doctor Mirabilis (medieval accolade, meaning "wonderful teacher"), was an English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable empha...

11/17/2008 7/15/2015

He is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Mont...

8/18/2010 6/24/2015

John Locke, Philosopher MP (1632 - 1704)

John Locke (1632-1703), son of John Locke, of Pensford, and Ann Agnes (or Agnes Ann) Keene (1597-1654) Father of liberal philosophy. His ideas would also be used as a keystone for the revolutio...

6/15/2007 1/3/2015

Robert Southey MP (1774 - 1843)

Robert Southey From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Southey, English poet Robert Southey (August 12, 1774 – March 21, 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the s...

6/19/2007 12/28/2014

Henry de Cornhill From Wikipedia ) (c. 1135-c. 1193) was a medieval English royal official and sheriff who served King Henry II of England. Henry's son King Richard I of England put him in charge...

5/10/2009 2/15/2013

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 1/20/2013

Sir Henry Irving MP (1838 - 1905)

The actor. The first actor to be knighted. D.Litt. Dublin; D.Litt. Cambridge; LL.D Glasgow; born at Keinton, near Glastonbury; educated at Dr Pinches', George Yard, Lombard Street. Enterered the dramat...

7/21/2009 1/20/2013

Samuel Taylor Coleridge MP (1772 - 1834)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Samuel Taylor Coleridge (October 21, 1772 – July 25, 1834) (pronounced [ˈkəʊlərɪdʒ]) w...

6/19/2007 1/20/2013

Robert Blake (1598 – 17 August 1657) was one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England and one of the most famous English admirals of the 17th century. Blake is ...

3/25/2009 1/20/2013

Alfred the Great, King of the Anglo-Saxons MP (849 - 899)

"Alfred The Great", "King Alfred", "Ælfrēd "se Grēata"", "Englalandes Cyning;", "King of the Anglo-Saxons", "King of Wessex", "Alfred The Great King of England", "Alfred den store", "Alfred the big one", "Aelfred of Wessex"

Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") (849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-...

2/2/2007 1/20/2013

Arthur Pendragon (Fictitious Person) MP (460 - 518)

"King Arthur; Pendragon", "of the Round Table"

King Arthur is a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th ...

6/23/2008 1/20/2013