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William Craven, 3rd Baron Craven (1700 - August 10, 1739) was the eldest son of William Craven, 2nd Baron Craven and Elizabeth Skipwith. He inherited his father's title and estates at the age of only...

6/14/2017 9/8/2020

Edward Chilton (1658 - 1707)

Edward Chilton served as attorney general of Virginia and was the coauthor of The Present State of Virginia, and the College (printed in 1727). He arrived in Virginia by 1682, when he served as a cle...

6/18/2020 6/18/2020

Robert Midgeley (c.1655 - 1723)

"MIDGLEY, ROBERT, M.D. (1655?–1723), alleged author of the ‘Turkish Spy,’ son of Ralph Midgley of Brerehagh in the West Riding of Yorkshire, by Frances, daughter of George Burniston of Potter Newton in...

5/25/2020 5/25/2020

William McDougall (1871 - 1938)

William McDougall, psychologist, was born in Lancashire, England, the son of Rebekah Smalley and Isaac Shimwell McDougall. He was a precocious child, and his Scots father enrolled him at fifteen in t...

5/16/2020 5/16/2020

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons OM KCB FRS (13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931) was an Anglo-Irish engineer, best known for his invention of the steam turbine. He worked as an engineer on dynamo and turbin...

8/24/2013 1/11/2020

Richard West (1670?–1716) was an English churchman and academic, and was archdeacon of Berkshire from 1710. Biography From He was born at Creaton, Northamptonshire, and educated at Uppingham Scho...

5/18/2012 8/25/2018

Ashley Winlaw (1914 - 1988)

Ashley William Edgell Winlaw OBE (8 February 1914 – 13 February 1988) was an English cricketer, later a schoolteacher. Early life Winlaw was born at Sydenham, London, and educated at Winchester C...

5/1/2018 5/1/2018

William Charles Keppel, 4th Earl of Albemarle, GCH, PC (14 May 1772 – 30 October 1849), briefly styled Viscount Bury between May and October 1772, was a British Whig politician. Link

12/15/2008 4/30/2018

) Sir Thomas D’Oyly Snow KCB KCMG (5 May 1858 – 30 August 1940) was a British Army officer who fought on the Western Front in World War I. He played an important role in the war, leading 4th Division...

10/19/2009 4/25/2018

Fra' Robert Matthew Festing (born 30 November 1949) is the 79th Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. Festing succeeded his compatriot Andrew Bertie, becoming the second...

7/15/2012 4/24/2018

) Sir Richard Cecil (7 December 1570 – 4 September 1633) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1593 and 1622. Cecil was the second son of Thomas Cecil, ...

11/28/2008 4/2/2018

Robert Spaulding was an English scholar, Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge and one of the translators, in the "First Cambridge Company", of the King James Version of the Bible. He succeeded Edward...

3/28/2018 3/28/2018

Richard Thomas Dawson, 2nd Baron Cremorne (31 August 1788 – 21 March 1827) was an Irish peer. Biography The only son of Richard Dawson of Dawson Grove, in 1807 he succeeded his father as heir-pre...

1/20/2011 3/21/2018

Sir Cecil Beaton, CBE, was an English fashion and portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was ...

12/8/2010 3/13/2018

Lord Josceline William Percy (17 July 1811 – 25 July 1881), was a British Conservative politician. Background and education Percy was the second son of George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland, b...

2/23/2009 2/3/2018

Links: George Percy, 5th Duke of Northumberland PC (22 June 1778 – 22 August 1867), styled Lord Lovaine between 1790 and 1830 and known as The Earl of Beverley between 1830 and 1865, was a Brit...

3/27/2007 2/3/2018

) Hugh Percy (29 January 1784 – 5 February 1856) was an Anglican bishop who served as Bishop of Rochester (1827) and Bishop of Carlisle (1827-56). Life Percy was born in London, the third son of ...

6/23/2008 2/3/2018

Max Newman , FRS was a British mathematician and codebreaker. His work in World War II led to the construction of Colossus, the world's first operational, programmable electronic computer, and he estab...

1/6/2018 1/6/2018

John Stuart, Lord Mount Stuart (25 September 1767 – 22 January 1794), was an England-born Scottish Tory politician. Mount Stuart was the son of the John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute and the grandso...

10/29/2010 9/6/2017

John Gilby (c.1512 - 1560)

Source Lincolnshire pedigrees (1902) Author: Maddison, Arthur Roland, 1843-1912, ed; Larken, Arthur Staunton, d. 1889 Gilby of Stainton le Hole Link ------------------------------------------...

2/23/2007 7/23/2017

COWIE, BENJAMIN MORGAN (1816–1900), dean of Exeter, born in Bermondsey, Surrey, on 8 June 1816, was the youngest son of Robert Cowie, a merchant and insurance agent, descended from a Cornish family lon...

7/14/2017 7/14/2017

The Reverend John Stevens Henslow (1796-1861) was an English botanist and geologist who had several claims to fame. He advised Audubon about booksellers when the latter was selling 'Birds of America'. ...

3/17/2009 5/19/2017

Anthony Hammond, MP (1668 - 1738)

Family and Education b. 1 Sept. 1668, 1st s. of Anthony Hammond of Somersham Place by Amy, da. of Henry Browne of Hasfield House, Glos. educ. at home (Mr Kay) 1675–6; Willingham, Cambs. (Samuel Saywell...

3/8/2017 3/8/2017

Rev. Charles Angell (c.1830 - 1913)

notes Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 College:St Johns; Entered:Michs.1892; Died:30 Sep 1937. 1871 - Living at the Vicarage, Little Salkeld, Cumberland, with one general servant. Curate of A...

1/6/2017 1/6/2017

William Bendlowes, MP (1516 - 1584)

William BENDLOWES -Sergeant-At-Law [2817] Marriage: Elizabeth [2818] Died: 19 Nov 1584 Buried: Gt Barnfield Church ESS William married Elizabeth [2818]. (Elizabeth [2818] was buried in Gt Barnfield C...

6/12/2007 12/2/2016

Herbert Somerton Foxwell MP (1849 - 1936)

Herbert Somerton Foxwell (17 June 1849 – 3 August 1936) was an English economist. Biography Foxwell was born in Somerset, the son of an ironmonger and slate and timber merchant. He received his e...

9/4/2016 9/5/2016

John Couch Adams MP (1819 - 1892)

John Couch Adams FRS (5 June 1819 – 21 January 1892) was a British mathematician and astronomer. Adams was born in Laneast, near Launceston, Cornwall, and died in Cambridge. The Cornish name Couch is p...

11/4/2008 8/26/2016

Henry Arthur Herbert (1756 - 1821)

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 772 ) Henry Arthur Herbert the elder (c. 1756...

9/3/2014 8/11/2016

Lionel Sharples Penrose (1898 - 1972)

Professor Lionel Penrose read mathematics at University but then Qualified in medicine at St Thomas Hospital. He is especially remembered for his work on mental deficiency and human genetics which he c...

2/13/2014 7/6/2016

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxf...

2/27/2014 7/6/2016

another possible birth date is 26 January 1800 Links:

5/2/2008 6/22/2016

Richard Bentley, DD (1662 - 1742)

Richard Bentley was an English classical scholar, critic, and theologian. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. Bentley was the first Englishman to be ranked with the great heroes of classical...

5/4/2015 6/21/2016

William Gilbert (1544 - 1603)

"Gilberd"

) William Gilbert (/ˈɡɪlbərt/; 24 May 1544 – 30 November 1603), also known as Gilberd, was an English physician, physicist and natural philosopher. He passionately rejected both the prevailing Aristo...

6/19/2016 6/19/2016

Sir Anthony Thomas Abdy, 5th Baronet, KC (c. 1720 – 7 April 1775) was a British barrister and Whig politician. Biography wikipedia.org Links thepeerage.com

12/16/2008 5/20/2016

Sir Thomas Neville Abdy, 1st Baronet DL, JP (21 December 1810 – 20 July 1877) was a British baronet and politician. Biography wikipedia.org Links thepeerage.com

12/16/2008 5/20/2016

William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury MP (1591 - 1668)

"2nd Earl of Salisbury"

William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, KG (28 March 1591 – 3 December 1668), known as Viscount Cranborne from 1605 to 1612, was an English peer and politician. Cecil was the son of Robert Cecil, 1st E...

8/6/2007 4/4/2016

George Jeffery (1805 - d.)

Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, July 3, 1822. S. of Bartholomew, of Surrey [and Wilhelmina]. B. Feb. 28, 1805. Brother of Edmund (1842), etc. Source: Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Rev. Frederick Jeffery (1813 - 1902)

Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, July 2, 1833. Of Middlesex. S. of B[artholomew]. [Nephew of Richard Pigott, 7th Viscount Molesworth.] Matric. Michs. 1833; B.A. 1837; M.A. 1840. Ord. deacon, 1837; priest (Chic...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Edmund Jeffery (1822 - d.)

Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, June 21, 1842. S. of Bartholomew, Esq., of Peckham, Surrey [and Wilhelmina]. B. Nov. 17, 1822. School, King's College, London (Mr Hall). Matric. Michs. 1842; B.A. 1846. Brother...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Sir Humphrey Winch, MP MP (1555 - 1625)

Family and Education b. 1554/5, 2nd s. of John Winch (d. 1582) of Northill, Beds. and ?Elizabeth. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1570; L. Inn 1573, called 1581; King’s Inn, Dublin (hon.) 1607. m. by 1589, C...

3/17/2013 2/28/2016

Sir Thomas Browne, MP MP (1535 - 1597)

Family and Education 1st s. of Henry Browne of Betchworth Castle by his 1st w. Katherine, da. of Sir William Shelley†; half-bro. of Richard Browne I. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1547. m. (1) Mabel, da. a...

5/16/2008 2/28/2016

Willoughby d'Ewes (c.1672 - 1698)

Adm. pens. (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, Mar. 31, 1690. S. of Sir Willoughby, Bart. B. at Stowlangtoft, Suffolk. Bapt. there, Sept. 19, 1672. School, Bury. Matric. 1690; B.A. 1693-4. Died of small-pox, Oct. 1...

2/18/2016 2/18/2016

Adm. Fell.-Com. at ST JOHN'S, May 20, 1618. S. of Paul (1584), of Milden, and Stowlangtoft, Suffolk. B. Dec. 18, 1602, at Coxden, Dorset (his mother's home). School, Bury. Matric. 1618. Resided till Se...

5/10/2013 2/18/2016

Appears to have had no children, since his nephew, Sir Griffith Williams, inherited. WILLIAMS, JOHN (1582–1650), archbishop of York, came of an ancient Welsh family, the elder branch of which is now ...

9/7/2007 1/28/2016

Utrick Fetherstonhaugh, son of Matthew Fetherstonhaugh, of St Magnus, London, gentleman, matriculated atOxford from Trinity College 11 November 1735, aged 17. He took the B.A. degree at Oxford in 1739 ...

1/16/2016 1/16/2016

Sir Edward Victor Appleton , GBE, KCB, FRS (6 September 1892 – 21 April 1965) was an English physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947 for his seminal work proving the existence of the ionos...

12/4/2014 12/4/2015

Michael Cosworth MP (1568 - d.)

COSWORTH or COSOWARTH, MICHAEL (fl. 1600), translator of the psalms, born in 1568, was the son of John Cosworth, a London mercer, of a Cornish family, by Dorothy, daughter of Sir William Locke, alderma...

12/3/2013 9/26/2015

Sir W. V. D. Hodge (1903 - 1975)

William Hodge's parents were Janet Vallence, whose father owned a confectionary business in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Archibald James Hodge who worked in the property market. William was the second of...

7/12/2008 9/21/2015

Louis Joel Mordell (1888 - 1972)

6/30/2009 9/20/2015

Robert Worsley, V (1533 - bef.1605)

"Robert Worsley of Booths", "Esq."

WORSLEY, Robert (d.1604/5), of Booths, Lancs. He bought the Manor of Hovingham, but forced by debt to sell many of his ancestral estates in Lancashire Yorks 1563. Circa 1579 Keeper Fleet Prison, Salf...

8/9/2013 9/10/2015

Alfred Domett MP (1811 - 1887)

Alfred Domett, CMG (20 May 1811 – 2 November 1887) was an English colonial statesman and poet. He was New Zealand's fourth Premier. Mount Domett (Canterbury) is named after him. Biography Alfred ...

7/27/2013 9/1/2015

Bache Wright Harvey was was a distinguished graduate in mathematics from St John's College, Cambridge, who became an Anglican clergyman and in 1861 married Anne Sophia Turrell. With their three childre...

8/30/2015 8/31/2015

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac , OM, FRS (8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quan...

12/30/2007 8/21/2015

Robert (Poet) Herrick MP (1591 - 1674)

" Robert Herrick ", Westminster Abbey

1/4/2014 8/1/2015

John Crewe, MP (1603 - 1670)

Biography John Crewe (1603 – 12 May 1670) was an English barrister and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654. Crewe was the second son of Ranulph Crewe and his wife Julia Clipsby. He m...

7/25/2015 7/25/2015

Sir Clippesby Crewe, MP MP (1599 - 1649)

Family and Education b. 4 Sept. 1599, 1st s. of (Sir) Ranulphe Crewe* of Crewe Hall and Westminster by his 1st w. Julian, da. of John Clippesby of Clippesby, Norf. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1619; L. In...

12/9/2009 7/25/2015

Family and Education b. c.1538, 3rd s. of William Billingsley (d.1570) of London, Haberdasher and Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Harlowe, wid. of Sir Martin Bowes†. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1550; G. Inn 159...

10/11/2008 7/23/2015

John Fane, MP MP (1775 - 1850)

" FANE, John II (1775-1850), of Wormsley, nr. Watlington, Oxon. and 9 Great George Street, Mdx. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1820-1832, ed. D.R. Fisher, 2009 Burke, Bernard, Sir...

2/24/2012 7/21/2015

William Selwyn DD (1806 - 1875)

William Selwyn DD (19 February 1806 – 24 April 1875) was a Church of England clergyman, canon of Ely Cathedral, Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, and amateur astronomer. )

7/18/2015 7/18/2015

William Selwyn QC MP (1775 - 1855)

William Selwyn From WIkipedia William Selwyn (1775–1855) was an English lawyer, known as a legal author. Life He was the second son of William Selwyn, K.C., treasurer of Lincoln's Inn in 1793, ...

12/19/2011 7/18/2015

George Augustus Selwyn (5 April 1809 – 11 April 1878) was the first Anglican Bishop of New Zealand. He was Bishop of New Zealand (which included Melanesia) from 1841 to 1858. His diocese was then subdi...

1/4/2009 7/18/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Thomas Miller, 6th Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British ...

7/15/2015 7/15/2015

Miles Sandys, MP MP (1520 - 1601)

"*Myles"

Primary Sources Will of Elisabeth Clifton, of Barrington, Somerset, widow., dated Nov. 2, 22 Eliz., proved July 27, 1582. mentions: my son in law Miles Sands, esq., his son George Sands, Hester Sands...

9/30/2007 7/12/2015

Memoir of Thomas, First Lord Denman Formerly Lord Chief Justice of England - Volume 1, by Sir Joseph Arnould (1873) DESCENT, PARENTAGE, BIRTH , AND CHILDHOOD A FAMILY of DENMANS had for many genera...

9/30/2008 7/3/2015

Adam Winthrop, III (1548 - 1623)

Adam Winthrop's Library draft: 30 January 96; Not to be quoted or cited Adam Winthrop (1548-1623) was the father of John Winthrop (1588-1649), the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He...

11/10/2007 6/27/2015

William Bateson (8 August 1861 – 8 February 1926) was an English geneticist and a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. He was the first person to use the term genetics to describe the study of he...

5/13/2015 5/14/2015

Gregory Bateson MP (1904 - 1980)

Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many other fi...

2/9/2009 5/13/2015

Thomas Carew, MP MP (c.1527 - 1564)

Family and Education b. 1526/27, 1st s. of Sir Wymond Carew, and ?bro. of Roger†. educ. St. John’s, Camb. matric. Sept. 1548; I. Temple, adm. 10 Feb. 1550. m. settlement 5 Sept. 1554, Elizabeth, da. ...

9/29/2008 5/12/2015

BIRTH 3 Jan 1780 Known as the vicar who refused a public burial for Lord Byron's illegitimate daughter Allegra, aged 5. [She was buried in Harrow Church] Author of hymns: "Dear is the hallowed morn...

3/26/2011 5/7/2015

James Torkington, 1e (1764 - 1828)

Torkington, James. Adm. pens. (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, June 13, 1781. [Only] s. of the Rev. James (above), R. of Little Stukeley, Huntingdonshire , and Preb. of Worcester. B. [Feb. 24, 1764] at Hertford....

5/2/2015 5/3/2015

Rev. William Torkington (1666 - 1737)

Torkington, William Adm. pens (age 18) at ST JOHN'S, 28 Mar., 1684. S. of Laurence, gent. B. at Huntingdon [ Huntingdonshire ]. School, Huntingdon [ Huntingdonshire ] (Mr Mathews). Matric. 1684 ; B.A. ...

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York MP (c.1519 - 1588)

""Most Reverend" Edwin Sandys", "Archbishop of York"

Origin of The Sandys Family at Wickhamford. This overview includes photos of Archbishop Edwin Sandys and his two wives plus details about some of his children. There is an important page from his famil...

2/16/2008 4/29/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " John Henniker-Major, 2nd Baron Henniker ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

5/24/2011 4/23/2015

Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1st Baronet, GCVO, KCB (21 June 1862 – 23 September 1944), was a prominent English physician. He was the son of George Rolleston and Grace Davy, daughter of John Davy and ni...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Rt Rev John Still, Bishop of Bath and Wells MP (1550 - 1608)

"stilwell/still/wells/", "Bishop of Bath and Wells"

Bishop of Bath and Wells, England, from 1593-1608. Formerly reputed to be the author of Gammer Gurton's Needle. He became a student of Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a BA in 156...

1/4/2009 3/26/2015

Sir John Ambrose Fleming FRS MP (1849 - 1945)

Sir John Ambrose Fleming FRS (29 November 1849 – 18 April 1945) was an English electrical engineer and physicist. He is known for inventing the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube, the diode, then ...

12/17/2013 3/26/2015

Family and Education educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1571, BA 1575, MA 1578. m. Elizabeth, da. of John Palgrave of Barningham Norwood, Norf. by Urith, da. of Sir William Saunder of Ewell, Surr., ?1s. 2da. Kntd...

9/10/2011 3/15/2015

George Brodrick, 4th Viscount Midleton (1 November 1754 – 12 August 1836) was a British nobleman. Brodrick was the eldest son and heir of George Brodrick, 3rd Viscount Midleton (died 22 August 1765) ...

5/2/2008 3/13/2015

Matthew Appleyard, MP (c.1660 - 1700)

Family and Education b. c.1660, 3rd but 2nd surv. s. of Sir Matthew Appleyard. educ. Beverley sch.; St. John’s, Camb. adm. 27 Apr. 1677, aged 16. m. 30 May 1682, Jane, da. of William Ramsden, merchant,...

3/11/2015 3/11/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " John Lumley-Savile, 8th Earl of Scarbrough ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

4/21/2010 3/8/2015

"William Alleyne Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Exeter PC (30 April 1825 – 14 July 1895), styled Lord Burghley between 1825 and 1867, was a British peer and Conservative politician. He served as Treasurer of t...

12/5/2009 3/8/2015

George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of the Island of Jersey (1) M, #27023, b. 19 August 1773, d. 3 October 1859 Last Edited=12 May 2009 George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of the Island of Jersey was bor...

12/22/2008 3/7/2015

Thomas Forster, MP (1659 - 1725)

Family and Education b. 6 Aug. 1659, 1st s. of Col. Thomas Forster of Adderstone by Mary, da. of Sir Nicholas Cole, 1st Bt., of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumb. and Brancepeth Castle, co. Dur. educ. Durh...

1/26/2013 3/4/2015

Ferdinando Forster, MP MP (1670 - 1701)

Family and Education b. 14 Feb. 1670, 3rd s. of Sir William Forster of Bamburgh, and bro. of William*. educ. Durham sch.; G. Inn 1686; St. John’s, Camb. 1686. unm. suc. bro. 1700.1 Offices Held Ens...

3/17/2013 3/4/2015

Sir Robert Heath, MP Lord Chief Justice MP (1575 - 1649)

"Sir Robert Heath", "I. Governor of the Carolinas", "MP", "Lord Chief Justice", "Sir Robert"

[ ] en.wikipedia - Robert Heath Sir Robert Heath (20 May 1575 – 30 August 1649) was an English judge and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1625. Early life Heath was e...

8/26/2007 3/2/2015

Henry Constable (1562 - 1613)

Henry Constable (1562 – 9 October 1613) was an English poet, known particularly for Diana, one of the first English sonnet sequences. In 1591 he converted to Catholicism, and lived in exile on the cont...

2/4/2013 2/28/2015

James Mann, 5th Earl Cornwallis, known as James Cornwallis until 1814 and as James Mann between 1814 and 1823 and styled Viscount Brome between 1823 and 1824, was a British peer and Tory politician. ...

3/8/2012 2/21/2015

Michael Heneage, Esq. MP (1540 - 1600)

Michael Heneage (1540–1600) was an English politician and antiquary. He was the Member of Parliament for Arundel, East Grinstead, Tavistock and Wigan.[1] He was a younger brother of Thomas Heneage, a...

3/20/2007 2/17/2015

William Grylls Adams (1836 - 1915)

Wikipedia contributors. " William Grylls Adams ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

3/20/2009 2/16/2015

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry , KG, GCH, PC, PC (Ire) (18 June 1769 – 12 August 1822), known to history as Lord Castlereagh ( /ˈkɑːsəlreɪ/), was an Irish and British statesman. As British...

9/15/2010 2/16/2015

Title: 2nd Duke of Chandos Wikipedia entry:

12/22/2008 2/6/2015

Geoffrey Grigson (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

Brook Taylor MP (1685 - 1731)

Brook Taylor FRS (18 August 1685 – 29 December 1731) was an English mathematician who is best known for Taylor's theorem and the Taylor series. Wikipedia contributors. " Brook Taylor ." Wikipedia, ...

4/6/2014 2/1/2015

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton (6 October 1573 – 10 November 1624), was the second son of Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton, and his wife Mary Browne, Countess of Southampton, da...

6/13/2007 1/29/2015

Sir Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, KG (10 March 1607 – 16 May 1667), styled Lord Wriothesley before 1624, was a 17th century English statesman, a staunch supporter of Charles II who wou...

4/27/2009 1/28/2015

Frederick Sanger ,OM, CH, CBE, FRS, FAA /ˈsæŋər/ (13 August 1918 – 19 November 2013) was a British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice, the only person to have done so. In 1958 he wa...

9/11/2011 1/18/2015

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 1/17/2015

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford MP (1593 - 1641)

"Black Tom Tyrant"

- Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (13 April 1593 (O.S.) – 12 May 1641) was an English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in parliament and...

8/30/2008 1/17/2015