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Henry Sater, I MP (1690 - 1754)

"Henry Stater"

HENRY3 SATER (ALEXANDER 2, HENRY 1) was born 1690 in Western Shires of England. He married (1) MARY STEPHENSON 1730. He married (2) DORCAS OSSAGE TOWSON 1740, daughter of William Towson and Catherine...

9/22/2007 3/30/2017

Samuel 'Tamsen' Matthews, of Oyster River MP (1570 - 1649)

"Mathes"

VITAL: Spelled variously as "Mathews", "Mathes." BIOGRAPHY: Was in the group who came to New England in 1631 with Capt John Mason. In 1637 leased land at Muskito Hall at Oyster River, now known as Newc...

5/10/2009 3/27/2017

Col. Rudolphus Ritzema MP (1738 - 1803)

Colonel Rudolphus Ritzema (1739–1803) was an American officer in the New York Line during the American Revolutionary War, and later changed sides, serving as a lieutenant colonel in a British regimen...

1/20/2010 3/6/2017

William Frederick Stone MP (1900 - 2009)

William Frederick "Bill" Stone (23 September 1900 – 10 January 2009) was one of the last surviving five First World War veterans who served in the United Kingdom's armed forces and one of the last surv...

1/28/2017 1/28/2017

Theodore Dyke Acland MP (1851 - 1931)

Theodore Dyke Acland MD, FRCP, FRCS (14 November 1851 – 16 April 1931) was an English physician, surgeon and author and was the son-in-law of Sir William Gull, a leading London medical practitioner and...

3/17/2011 12/19/2016

John Dynham,1st Baron Dynham MP (c.1433 - 1501)

John Dynham, 1st Baron Dynham (c. 1433–1501) was an English peer and politician. He was the Lord High Treasurer of England, Lord Chancellor of Ireland and Baron Dynham. He was the owner of Souldern. He...

7/2/2007 12/12/2016

Isaac Merritt Singer MP (1811 - 1875)

American inventor Isaac Merrit Singer made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Many had patented sewing machines before ...

1/7/2011 9/18/2016

Sir John de Warren, knighted at Ripon 1487. The Battle of Stoke Field (16 June 1487) may be considered the last battle of the Wars of the Roses, since it was the last major engagement in which a Lancas...

5/6/2007 8/30/2016

Walter Raleigh, MP MP (c.1504 - 1581)

"Walter /Raleigh/"

Family and Education b. 1504/5, s. of Wymond Ralegh of Fardel by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Richard Edgecombe of Cotehele, Cornw. m. (1) by 1528, Joan, da. of John Drake of Exmouth, Devon, 2s.; (2) da. of...

7/21/2008 7/19/2016

Colonel John Rouse Merriott Chard VC (21 December 1847 – 1 November 1897) was a British Army officer who received the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face o...

3/17/2013 5/20/2016

Ed "Stewpot" Stewart MP (1941 - 2016)

"Diddy Stewart"

Edward Stewart Mainwaring Better known as Ed "Stewpot" Stewart British DJ and TV presenter Edward Stewart Mainwaring (23 April 1941 – 9 January 2016), known as Ed "Stewpot" Stewart, was an English ...

1/29/2016 1/29/2016

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 1/17/2016

John Heathcoat From Wikipedia: John Heathcoat (7 August 1783 – 18 January 1861) was an English inventor from Duffield in Derbyshire. During his apprenticeship he made an improvement to the warp-l...

2/18/2011 7/20/2015

Thomas Newcomen MP (1663 - 1729)

Dutch + English wikipedia-links: see below! Thomas Newcomen Thomas Newcomen was a prominent British engineer, best known for inventing the atmospheric steam engine, which was the the world’s olde...

8/28/2009 7/16/2015

Thomas Savery MP (c.1650 - 1715)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Thomas Savery (c. 1650–1715) was an English inventor and engineer, born at Shilstone, a manor house near Modbury, Devon, England. Career Savery became a military en...

1/16/2014 7/15/2015

John John Davis MP (c.1550 - 1605)

John Davis or Davys (c. 1550 – 29 December 1605) was one of the chief English navigators and explorers under Elizabeth I. He led several voyages to discover the Northwest Passage, served as pilot and c...

6/25/2007 7/15/2015

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

Redvers Buller was born at Crediton, Devon, the son of MP James Wentworth Buller. After completing his schooling at Eton he was commissioned into the 60th Rifles (King's Royal Rifle Corps) in May 1858....

12/22/2008 3/26/2015

Pauline Collins, OBE (born 3 September 1940) is an English actress of the stage, television, and film. She first became know portraying Sarah Moffat in Upstairs, Downstairs and its spin-off Thomas & Sa...

1/2/2015 1/4/2015

Capt. Martin Pring MP (c.1580 - c.1626)

Martin Pring (1580–1626) was an English explorer from Bristol, England who in 1603 at the age of 23 was captain of an expedition to North America to assess commercial potential; he explored areas of pr...

1/6/2014 1/6/2014

Sir Joshua Reynolds MP (1723 - 1792)

Sir Joshua Reynolds was born on 16 July 1723 at Plymouth Earls, Devon, England. He died on 23 February 1792 at age 68 at London, England. He was buried at St. Paul's Cathedral, The City, London, Englan...

12/1/2010 1/20/2013

Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)

"Ralegh"

'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 ...

3/11/2008 1/20/2013

Sir John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough MP (1650 - 1722)

"Prince of Mindelheim"

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6/23/2008 1/20/2013

Sir Richard Grenville (6 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (sp. var: Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield, etc.) was an Elizabethan sailor and explorer. He was the grandfather of Sir Richard Grenville of ...

7/28/2007 1/20/2013

Sir Humphrey Gilbert MP (c.1539 - 1583)

Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c. 1539 – 9 September 1583) [1] was an English adventurer, explorer, member of parliament, and soldier from Devon, who served the crown during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of En...

7/11/2007 1/20/2013

Sir Francis Drake MP (c.1540 - 1596)

Alternate date: He his said to have died in January 1596, but his will is dated April 10, 1661. -=-=-=-=-=- Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, pr...

5/16/2007 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]) was an English poet, critic, and philosopher who w...

6/19/2007 1/20/2013

Agatha Christie MP (1890 - 1976)

"Mary Westmacott"

Dame Agatha Christie (born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) was the best selling mystery author of all time and the only writer to have created two major detectives, Poirot and Marple, as well as having wr...

8/23/2007 1/20/2013

Sir Francis Chichester MP (1901 - 1972)

Early life Chichester was born in Barnstaple, Devon, England, and was the son of an Anglican clergyman, Reverend Charles Chichester, seventh son of Sir Arthur Chichester, 8th Baronet (see Chicheste...

11/12/2011 1/20/2013