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John Constable, RA MP (1776 - 1837)

John Constable From Wikipedia John Constable (/ˈkʌnstəbəlˌ ˈkɒn-/;[2] 11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English Romantic painter. Born...

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Samuel Ward (c.1577 - 1640)

) Samuel Ward (1577–1640) was an English Puritan minister of Ipswich. Life He was born in Suffolk, son of John Ward, minister of Haverhill, by his wife Susan. Nathaniel Ward was his yo...

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Rev. Nathaniel Ward (c.1585 - c.1646)

Nathaniel Ward (1578–October 1652) was a Puritan clergyman and pamphleteer in England and Massachusetts. He wrote the first constitution in North America in 1641. A son of John Ward, a not...

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Helen GIllian Burningham MP

Helen Gillian Oxenbury From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (born 1938) is an English author and illustrator of picture books. She lives in North London with her husband John Burningham, another...

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Admiral Sir John Ashby (1646 - 1693)

) Sir John Ashby (1646 - 12 June 1693) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who rose to the rank of Admiral. Ashby was the fourth son of Robert Ashby and his wife Alice, who was a sister of Sir Thomas A...

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Susan Ryder, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, CMG, OBE MP (1924 - 2000)

Margaret Susan Cheshire, Baroness Ryder of Warsaw and Baroness Cheshire, CMG, OBE (3 July 1924 – 2 November 2000), best known as Sue Ryder, was a British volunteer with Special Operations Exec...

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Thomas Gainsborough, the painter MP (1727 - 1788)

Thomas Gainsborough (christened 14 May 1727 – 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter. He was born the youngest son of John Gainsborough, a weaver in Suffolk, and, in 1740...

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Mary Wollstonecraft MP (1759 - 1797)

"I am going to be the first of a new genus. I am not born to tread in the beaten track - the peculiar bent of my nature pushes me on" Mary Wollstonecraft in letter to Everina, 1774 Mary Wollstonecr...

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William Godwin MP (1756 - 1836)

William Godwin (3 March 1756 – 7 April 1836) was a British journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and the first modern p...

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Dame Millicent Fawcett MP (1847 - 1929)

As announced on page six the death occurred early this morning of Dame Millicent Fawcett. Millicent Garrett was born on June 11, 1847, the seventh child of Newson Garrett, J.P., of Aldburgh, in...

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson MP (1836 - 1917)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, LSA, MD (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917), was an English physician and feminist, the first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-fou...

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George Orwell MP (1903 - 1950)

On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BR...

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Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Lord Chancellor of England MP (c.1472 - 1530)

Thomas Wolsey, English cardinal and statesman. He served as papal legate (1518-30) and lord chancellor of England (1515-29). Of humble birth, he was an ambitious man who rose quickly in church affairs,...

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Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM MP (1913 - 1976)

Wikipedia Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist; and one of the central figures of twentieth-centur...

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