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Lucie Duff Gordon MP (b. - 1869)

Lucie, Lady Duff-Gordon (1821–1869) was an English author and translator who wrote under the name Lucie Gordon. She is best known for her Letters from Egypt, 1863–1865 (1865) and Last Letters from Eg...

4/6/2012 5/18/2018

William Donaldson MP (1935 - 2005)

"Henry Root"

Charles William Donaldson (4 January 1935 – 22 June 2005) was a British satirist, writer, playboy and, under the pseudonym of Henry Root, author of The Henry Root Letters. Life and career Donalds...

5/9/2018 5/9/2018

Ann Dummett MP (1930 - 2012)

Ann, Lady Dummett (born Agnes Margaret Ann Chesney; 4 September 1930 – 7 February 2012) was an English activist, campaigner for racial justice and published author. Early life and career Born at ...

5/7/2018 5/7/2018

Christopher Wentworth Dilke MP (1913 - 1987)

Christopher Wentworth Dilke, born 15 December 1913, died 9 November 1987, was an English writer. He was a member of a literary family. His mother and grandmother, as well as his great-uncle, Sir Char...

5/1/2018 5/1/2018

William Empson MP (1906 - 1984)

Sir William Empson (27 September 1906 – 15 April 1984) was an English literary critic and poet, widely influential for his practice of closely reading literary works, a practice fundamental to New Cr...

4/27/2018 4/27/2018

Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Ranulph "Ran" Fiennes (/ˈrænʌlf ˈfaɪnz/), is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He ...

4/26/2018 4/26/2018

Godfrey Rolles Driver MP (1892 - 1975)

Sir Godfrey Rolles Driver, CBE, FBA (20 August 1892 – 22 April 1975), known as G. R. Driver, was an English Orientalist noted for his studies of Semitic languages and Assyriology. Driver was born in ...

4/12/2018 4/22/2018

Emily Eden MP (1797 - 1869)

Emily Eden (3 March 1797 – 5 August 1869) was an English poet and novelist who gave witty pictures of English life in the early 19th century. Born in Westminster, Eden was the seventh daughter of W...

1/3/2017 4/11/2018

Samuel Rawson Gardiner MP (1829 - 1902)

Samuel Rawson Gardiner (4 March 1829 – 24 February 1902) was an English historian, who specialized in 17th-century English history. He is the foremost historian of the Puritan revolution and the Engl...

5/31/2011 4/10/2018

Eleanor Davies MP (1590 - 1652)

) Eleanor Davies (1590–1652) was a prolific writer and prophet, publishing almost 70 pamphlets during her lifetime. The fifth daughter of George Tuchet, eleventh Baron Audley, she was learned in La...

5/18/2009 4/1/2018

Douglas Goldring MP (1887 - 1960)

Douglas Goldring (7 January 1887 – 9 April 1960) was an English writer and journalist. Early life Goldring was born in Greenwich, England. He was educated initially at Hurstpierpoint, Magdalen Co...

3/28/2018 3/28/2018

George Brisbane Scott Douglas (1856–1935) was a Scottish poet and writer, as well as a Baronet. He was born on 22 December 1856 in Gibraltar. His mother, Dona Sanchez de Pina, was a native of Gibraltar...

2/7/2013 3/26/2018

Daniel Farson MP (1927 - 1997)

Daniel James Negley Farson was a British writer and broadcaster, strongly identified with the early days of commercial television in the UK, when his sharp, investigative style contrasted with the BBC'...

7/16/2016 3/25/2018

Bryan Walter Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne, was a lawyer, poet and novelist. He married Diana Mitford, but later divorced her. He was born to Walter Edward Guinness (created 1st Baron Moyne in 1932), s...

1/2/2008 3/22/2018

Henry Green MP (1905 - 1973)

"Henry Green"

Henry Green was the pen name of Henry Vincent Yorke (29 October 1905 – 13 December 1973), an English author best remembered for the novels Party Going, Living and Loving. He published a total of nine...

5/17/2009 3/21/2018

Pamela Sydney Frankau MP (1908 - 1967)

English novelist. First published in 1954, "A Wreath for the Enemy" is perhaps her best loved novel and is still in print on both sides of the Atlantic (McPherson & Virago). In the novel the events of ...

7/20/2012 3/21/2018

Michael Mackintosh Foot PC FRSL MP From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Right Honourable Michael Foot FRSL Leader of the Opposition In office 10 November 1980 – 2 October 1983 Mo...

7/15/2009 3/21/2018

Successful Society Novelist - Daphne Fielding Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise Fielding (née Vivian; 11 July 1904 – 5 December 1997) was a popular British author in the 20th century. Family Daphne V...

9/6/2009 3/21/2018

Alfred Duggan MP (1903 - 1964)

Alfred Duggan (1903–1964) was a British historian, archeologist and best-selling historical novelist during the 1950s. Life Although he was brought up in Britain, Duggan was born Alfredo León Dug...

3/20/2018 3/20/2018

Edward Douglas Fawcett MP (1866 - 1960)

Edward Douglas Fawcett (1866–1960) was a mountain climber, Eastern occultist and popular writer of adventure novels. Edward Douglas Fawcett (1866-1960) was an English writer who knew Helena Petrovn...

6/3/2011 6/30/2017

John Henry Gurney, Sr MP (1819 - 1890)

Sandys B. Foster; The pedigree of Birkbeck of Mallerstang and Settle, Braithwaite of Kendal, Benson of Stang End ; Printed by W.H. and L. Collingridge; 1890; page 93 (1) Wikipedia contributors. " Joh...

9/30/2014 5/19/2017

Sir Ernest Arthur Gowers MP (1880 - 1966)

Sir Ernest Arthur Gowers GCB GBE is best remembered for his book Plain Words , first published in 1948, and for his revision of Fowler's Modern English Usage . Before making his name as an author he ha...

9/16/2015 4/22/2017

Stella Dorothea Gibbons MP (1902 - 1989)

Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902 – 19 December 1989) was an English author, journalist, and poet. She established her reputation with her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm (1932) which has been r...

11/27/2011 4/16/2017

Ford Madox Ford MP (1873 - 1939)

"Ford Madox Ford", "Ford Hermann Hueffer", "Ford Madox Hueffer", "Ford M. Hueffer", "Madox Ford Ford"

Ford Madox Ford (born Ford Hermann Hueffer) 17 December 1873 – 26 June 1939) was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instr...

4/4/2017 4/4/2017

Colin Dexter MP (1930 - 2017)

Norman Colin Dexter (Aka Colin Dexter) From Wikipedia: Norman Colin Dexter, OBE (29 September 1930 – 21 March 2017), better known as Colin Dexter, was an English crime writer known for his Inspecto...

3/21/2017 3/21/2017

Sebastian Evans MP (1830 - 1909)

Sebastian Evans From Wikipedia: Sebastian Evans (2 March 1830 – 19 December 1909) was an English journalist and political activist, known also as a man of letters and artist. Life Born on 2 Mar...

3/15/2017 3/15/2017

Anne Evans MP (1820 - 1870)

From Wikipedia entry for her father: Anne Evans (1820-1870), wrote poems and music, which in 1880 were edited and published with a memorial preface by Anne Thackeray Ritchie.

3/15/2017 3/15/2017

Felicity Gray MP (b. - 1986)

2/27/2017 2/27/2017

John Galt MP (1779 - 1839)

John Galt (2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Because he was the first novelist to deal with issues of the Industrial Revolution, h...

8/22/2014 11/7/2016

Colonel John Cox Gawler MP (1830 - 1882)

John Cox Gawler Keeper of the Crown Jewells 1881 Colonel John Cox Gawler, late 73rd Regiment, Keeper of her Majesty's Crown Jewels, died on the 31st ult., at 3, Mayfield-terrace, Blackheath, aged f...

9/29/2016 9/29/2016
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A.A. Gill MP (1954 - 2016)

7/13/2016 7/13/2016

Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, KG PC FZL DL (25 April 1862 – 7 September 1933), better known as Sir Edward Grey, Bt, was a British Liberal statesman. He served as Foreign Secretary from ...

6/29/2013 6/30/2016

Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, GCMG KCSI KCIE (14 February 1850 – 8 June 1924) was a British diplomat and civil servant of colonial British India. Background Born at Sehore, Bhopal, India, he was the...

6/30/2016 6/30/2016

Cuthbert Dukes OBE MP (1890 - 1977)

Cuthbert Dukes OBE (1890–1977) was an English physician and pathologist and author, for whom the Dukes classification for colorectal cancer is named. Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Dukes was educate...

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Sir Paul Henry Dukes Birth 10 Feb 1889 England Death 27 Aug 1967 (aged 78) South Africa Burial Unknown, Specifically: Currently Researching Add to Map Memorial ID 135118545 · View Source Sir Paul Hen...

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Angelica Vanessa Garnett MP (1918 - 2012)

She was the illegitimate daughter of the painters Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell Angelica Vanessa Garnett (née Bell, born 25 December 1918) is a British writer and painter. Early life She was th...

3/2/2011 1/21/2016

John Edward Poynder Grigg From Wikipedia: John Edward Poynder Grigg (15 April 1924 – 31 December 2001) was a British writer, historian and politician. He was the 2nd Baron Altrincham from 1955 unti...

6/17/2011 1/16/2016

James (Jacobus) J Dickson MP (1738 - 1822)

James (Jacobus) J. Dickson (1738–1822) Scottish nurseryman, plant collector, botanist and mycologist. The plant genus Dicksonia is named after him - dedicated to him by L'Héritier. Born at Kirke ...

1/6/2016 1/6/2016

Reverend William Gaskell MP (1805 - 1884)

Wkipedia: The Reverend William Gaskell (Latchford, Cheshire, 24 July 1805 – 12 June 1884) was an English Unitarian minister, charity worker and pioneer in the education of the working class. The husban...

10/4/2012 12/18/2015

Catherine Grace Frances Gore MP (1799 - 1861)

Catherine Grace Frances Gore (née Moody; 12 February 1798, London – 29 January 1861) British novelist and dramatist, daughter of a wine merchant at Retford, where she was born. She is amongst the bes...

7/1/2012 11/23/2015

Lady Antonia Fraser MP

"Pinter", "Fraser"

Lady Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser, DBE (born 27 August 1932), née Pakenham, is an Anglo-Irish author of history, novels, biographies and detective fiction, best known as Antonia Fraser. She is th...

2/13/2008 11/19/2015

Maria Edgeworth MP (1768 - 1849)

AUTHORESS Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the e...

4/23/2010 11/18/2015

Richard Le Gallienne MP (1866 - 1947)

Richard Le Gallienne From wikipedia Richard Le Gallienne (20 January 1866 – 15 September 1947) was an English author and poet. The American actress Eva Le Gallienne (1899–1991) was his daughter, by...

9/18/2015 10/22/2015

Edward FitzGerald MP (1809 - 1883)

Edward FitzGerald (poet) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edward FitzGerald Born 31 March 1809 Bredfield House, Bredfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom Died 14 June 188...

10/3/2015 10/3/2015

Herbert Farjeon MP (1887 - 1945)

Herbert Farjeon (5 March 1887 – 3 May 1945)[1] was a major figure in the British theatre from 1910 until his death. He was a presenter of revues in London's West End, a theatre critic, lyricist, libr...

4/16/2013 9/16/2015

9/25/2008 9/6/2015

Maria Dundas MP (1785 - 1842)

"Maria Graham", "Lady Callcott"

Maria Graham, later Lady Callcott Regency diarist, travel writer, artist and naval wife. British woman who was one of the first people to write about Chile, before anyone knew much about South America ...

4/15/2014 9/2/2015

Alan Garner, OBE MP

Blackden, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom

Alan Garner OBE from Wikipedia Alan Garner OBE (born 17 October 1934) is an English novelist best known for his children's fantasy novels and his retellings of traditional British folk tales. His w...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Sarah Fielding MP (1710 - 1768)

Sarah Fielding was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding. She was the author of The Governess , or The Little Female Academy (1749), which was the first novel in English written es...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Henry Fielding MP (1707 - 1754)

Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist best known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones . Additionally, he holds a significant place ...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Butler, Sir (George) Geoffrey Gilbert (1887-1929), historian and politician, was born at 55 Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London, on 15 August 1887, the ninth son of Spencer Perceval Butler, conveyan...

12/13/2012 6/15/2015

Between 1910 and 26 May 1915 ‎(Age 21)‎ Served with the 1st ‎(Royal)‎ Dragoons Occupation 17 November 1914 ‎(Age 26)‎ Performed actions with the BEF for which he was awarded the DSO Occupation 13 M...

5/18/2009 6/14/2015

Robert von Ranke Graves MP (1895 - 1985)

Robert von Ranke Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves and most commonly Robert Graves) 24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was an English poet, translator and novelist. During his long life he produce...

12/29/2008 6/14/2015

Harriet Grote MP (1792 - 1878)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Harriet Grote (1792–1878) was an English biographer, and as wife to George Grote hostess to the English philosophical radicals of the earlier nineteenth century. Earl...

2/8/2010 6/10/2015

George Grote MP (1794 - 1871)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Grote (17 November 1794 – 18 June 1871) was an English political radical and classical historian. He is now best known for his major work, the voluminous History...

2/8/2010 6/10/2015

David Richard Garrick, III MP (1717 - 1779)

David Garrick (19 February 1717 – 20 January 1779) was an English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer who influenced nearly all aspects of theatrical practice throughout the 18th century an...

12/21/2011 6/10/2015

John Dryden MP (c.1631 - 1700)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - John Dryden (August 19 [O.S. August 9] 1631 – May 12 [O.S. May 1] 1700) was an influential English poet, literary critic, translator and playwright, who domina...

11/18/2007 6/10/2015

Sir John Denham, FRS, KB, MP MP (1615 - 1669)

Family and Education b. 1615, o.s. of Sir John Denham of Inworth, Egham, Surr., baron of the Exchequer 1617-39, by 2nd w. Eleanor, da. of Gerald, 1st Visct. Moore of Drogheda [I]. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 1...

7/2/2013 6/10/2015

Leonard Gordon "Len" Goodman (born 25 April 1944) is an English professional ballroom dancer, dance judge, and coach. He appears on television dance programmes such as Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing...

4/30/2014 6/3/2015

Tracey Karima Emin, CBE, RA This profile is based on the BBC Programme BBC 'Who Do You Think You Are?" Season 8 Programme 10 Tracey Emin is a British artist of English and Turkish Cypriot origin. F...

3/8/2010 6/3/2015

Amelia Fiona J. Driver was born January 31, 1970 in Finsbury Park, London. Her mother, Gaynor Churchward, was a designer and former couture model and her father, Ronnie Driver, was a businessman. She h...

7/28/2013 6/3/2015

Marianne Evelyn Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose career has spanned five decades. Her early work in pop and rock music in the 1960s was overshadowe...

8/19/2008 6/3/2015

James Anthony Froude MP (1818 - 1894)

James Anthony Froude (23 April 1818 – 20 October 1894) was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. Wikipedia contributors. " James Anthony Froude ." Wikipedia, ...

5/19/2009 6/2/2015

CHILDHOOD 1854 October 10 - Stanley born at the height of the Crimean War - his Spanish born (naturalized British) father Felix having left the same year for business in Montevideo, Uruguay in South ...

3/23/2008 5/31/2015

Rev. Richard Edwardes MP (1525 - 1566)

"Richard E Edwards", "Rev. Richard Tudor"

Rev. Richard Edwardes (1523 - 1566) was an English poet and playwright; he was made a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, and was master of the singing boys. He was known for his comedies and interludes, bu...

3/4/2007 5/30/2015

Harry Golombek MP (1911 - 1995)

Obituary: Harry Golombek ( ) Harry Golombek, chess-player and journalist: born London 1 March 1911; International Grandmaster, three times British Chess Champion; died 7 January 1995. Harry Golombe...

11/22/2010 5/30/2015

Eleanor Farjeon MP (1881 - 1965)

Eleanor Farjeon (13 February 1881 – 5 June 1965) was an English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. Several of her works had illustrations by Edward Ardizzo...

4/16/2013 5/30/2015

Joseph Jefferson Farjeon MP (1883 - 1955)

Joseph Jefferson Farjeon (4 June 1883 – 6 June 1955) was a British writer, journalist and playwright. Farjeon generally wrote thriller and mystery novels, but also authored several plays. One of his ...

4/16/2013 5/30/2015

wikipedia Esther Freud (born 2 May 1963) is a British novelist. Contents [show] Early life and training[edit] Born in London, Freud is the daughter of painter Lucian Freud and Bernadine Coverley. S...

7/28/2011 5/30/2015

12/31/2011 5/29/2015

Sophie Dahl (born Sophie Holloway, 15 September 1977) is an English author, cookbook writer and former model. She was born in London, the daughter of actor Julian Holloway and writer Tessa Dahl. Her ma...

8/19/2008 5/29/2015

Mary Wesley, CBE MP (1912 - 2002)

"Mary Siepmann", "Mary Wesley"

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Siepmann [née Farmar], Mary Aline [other married name Mary Aline Eady, Lady Swinfen; pseud. Mary Wesley] (1912–2002), novelist, was born on 24 June 1912, at Re...

9/16/2012 5/29/2015

Olivia Melian Robertson MP (1917 - 2013)

Olivia Melian Durdin-Robertson, known as Olivia Robertson (13 April 1917 – 14 November 2013) was an author, artist, co-founder and high priestess of the Fellowship of Isis, an international spiritual o...

11/21/2013 5/29/2015

Jane Grigson MP (1928 - 1990)

Jane Grigson (née McIntire, 13 March 1928 – 12 March 1990) was a notable English cookery writer.

8/31/2009 5/29/2015

Penelope Gilliatt MP (1932 - 1993)

Gilliatt was an English novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and film critic.

8/31/2013 5/29/2015

Penelope Fitzgerald MP (1916 - 2000)

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was a Booker Prize–winning English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "The 50 greatest Britis...

2/26/2014 5/29/2015

Charlotte Franken MP (1894 - 1969)

Charlotte Haldane (née Franken, first married name Burghes; 27 April 1894–16 March 1969) was a British feminist author. Her second husband was the biologist J.B.S. Haldane. Contents * 1 Biography ...

12/11/2010 5/29/2015

Elizabeth Gaskell MP (1810 - 1865)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell , née Stevenson (29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writ...

10/4/2012 5/29/2015

Lady Florence Dixie MP (1855 - 1905)

"Lady Florence Caroline Dixie (25 May 1855 – 7 November 1905), before her marriage Lady Florence Douglas, was a British traveller, war correspondent, writer and feminist." ===========================...

5/12/2011 5/29/2015

Emilia, Lady Dilke MP (1840 - 1904)

Emilia, Lady Dilke (2 September 1840, Ilfracombe, Devon – 23 October 1904), born Emily Francis Strong, was an English author, art historian, feminist and trade unionist. Biography Emilia Francis ...

8/1/2013 5/29/2015

Julia Frankau MP (1859 - 1916)

"Frank Danby"

Successful English novelist under the name 'Frank Danby'

7/20/2012 5/29/2015

Shelagh Delaney MP (1939 - 2011)

Delaney was an English dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her debut work, A Taste of Honey (1958).

11/21/2011 5/29/2015

English cookery writer. Ex wife of broadcaster David Dimbleby.

8/17/2012 5/29/2015

T. S. Eliot, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1948 MP (1888 - 1965)

"T.S. Eliot", "TS"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important Englis...

10/19/2008 5/29/2015

Kenneth Grahame (Author) MP (1859 - 1932)

Kenneth Grahame (8 March 1859 – 6 July 1932) was a British writer, most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children's literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon; bo...

5/11/2010 5/28/2015

Thomas Gore MP (1632 - 1684)

From Wikipedia, March 2015: Thomas Gore (1632–1684) was an English gentleman, known as a writer on heraldry. Contents [show] 1 Life2 Works3 Family4 Notes Life[edit]Born at Alderton, Wiltshire, on...

3/29/2015 5/11/2015

M. R. D. Foot Michael Richard Daniell Foot Born 14 December 1919 Died 18 February 2012 Region United Kingdom Michael Richard Daniell Foot, CBE, TD (14 December 1919 – 18 February 2012) — known as M....

10/7/2010 5/9/2015

Geoffrey Grigson MP (1905 - 1985)

Geoffrey Edward Harvey Grigson (2 March 1905 – 25 November 1985) was a British poet, writer, critic and naturalist. Keep Military Museum - Grigson The Crest on the Silver, an autobiography writte...

7/31/2009 2/5/2015

Martin John Gilbert MP (1936 - 2015)

6/24/2014 2/5/2015

Sir Philip Gibbs MP (1877 - 1962)

Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs (1 May 1877 – 10 March 1962) was an English journalist and prolific author of books who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. T...

11/17/2014 11/17/2014

A. Hamilton Gibbs MP (1888 - 1964)

A. Hamilton Gibbs (1888–1964) was an English novelist. He was the brother of Cosmo Hamilton and Sir Philip Gibbs. His novels include The Persistent Lovers (which was adapted into a 1922 film of the s...

11/17/2014 11/17/2014

Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE (born 20 April 1953) British novelist, journalist, and broadcaster. Best known for his historical novels set in France – The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Birdsong, and ...

9/5/2014 9/6/2014

Herbert William Fisher MP (1826 - 1903)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Herbert William Fisher (1826–1903) was a British historian, best known for his book Considerations on the Origin of the American War (1865). Fisher was born at...

3/2/2011 5/2/2014

John Meade Falkner MP (1858 - 1932)

"J. Meade Falkner"

John Meade Falkner (8 May 1858 – 22 July 1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for his 1898 novel, Moonfleet. An extremely successful businessman as well, he became chairman of the arms ...

2/25/2014 2/25/2014

Douglas William Freshfield MP (1845 - 1934)

Douglas William Freshfield (April 27, 1845 – February 9, 1934) was a British lawyer, mountaineer and author, who edited the Alpine Journal from 1872 to 1880. He was an active member of the Royal Geog...

3/26/2011 2/15/2014

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower MP (1908 - 1944)

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (31 August 1908 – 12 February 1944) was a leading English sportsman, aviator, explorer and author. Born at his parents' home in Regent's Park, London, Gandar-Dower was th...

2/11/2014 2/11/2014

Peter Fleming MP (1907 - 1971)

) Robert Peter Fleming, OBE (31 May 1907 – 18 August 1971) was a British adventurer and travel writer. He was the elder brother of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. Early life Peter Fleming was...

5/26/2007 1/2/2014

Major Xan Fielding, DSO MP (1918 - 1991)

"Xan"

Alexander Wallace Fielding AKA Xan Fielding Fielding was a British writer, soldier, traveller. Xan Fielding Birth name Alexander Wallace Fielding Born 26 November 1918 Ootacamund, India D...

8/20/2013 8/20/2013

Robert Langton Douglas MP (1864 - 1951)

"R. Langton Douglas"

Robert Langton Douglas (1864 – 1951), known professionally as R. Langton Douglas, was a well-known British art critic, lecturer, and author, and director of the National Gallery of Ireland. Douglas...

8/19/2013 8/19/2013