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William Lilly MP (1602 - 1681)

William Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 – 9 June 1681), was an English astrologer famed during his time. Lilly was particularly adept at interpreting the astrological charts drawn up for horary questio...

8/9/2012 1/19/2022

Philip Cottington Ludwell III (December 28, 1716 – February 28, 1767) was a Virginia planter, soldier and politician who twice represented Jamestown in the House of Burgesses, but in 1760 left his pl...

7/5/2008 12/30/2021

Joseph Baker (1804 - 1846)

Joseph Baker, newspaperman and public official, son of William and Jane (Gerrish) Baker, was born in Maine in 1804. On December 7, 1831, he arrived at San Felipe de Austin, where he taught school for t...

12/24/2021 12/24/2021

Light D'Albergo Bailey (1908 - 1972)

Light D'Albergo Bailey, teacher, translator, and historical preservationist, was born on January 24, 1908, in New York City, the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Arturo D'Albergo. She spent her early childhoo...

12/22/2021 12/22/2021

Rev. David Henry Urquhart MP (1755 - 1829)

Appears to have been known as "Henry" to his family and schoolmates. Matriculated at Magdalen College, Oxford on 12 July, 1771, aged 16. Received his B.A. in 1775 and his M.A. in 1778. Translator of Gr...

1/20/2010 11/20/2021

Charles Anderson Dana (1819 - 1897)

Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 – October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author, and senior government official. He was a top aide to Horace Greeley as the managing editor of the powerful Republic...

10/30/2013 10/12/2021

Edwin Granberry (1897 - 1988)

Phillips Granberry (18 April 1897 – 5 December 1988) was an American writer, novelist and translator. In 1932, he won the O. Henry Award for Best Short Short Story.Edwin Granberry was born in Meridian,...

8/17/2021 8/17/2021
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Hubert Creekmore (1907 - 1966)

Creekmore (16 January 1907 – 23 May 1966) was an American poet and author from the small Mississippi town of Water Valley. Creekmore was born into one of the oldest Southern families of the area but he...

8/4/2021 8/4/2021

Charles Augustus Aiken (1827 - 1892)

Augustus Aiken (1827–1892) was a clergyman and academic.BiographyHe was born in Manchester, Vermont in 1827 to John Aiken and Harriet Adams Aiken. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1846, and went ...

11/29/2012 8/1/2021

Samuel Austin Worcester (1798 - 1859)

Austin Worcester (19 January 1798 – 20 April 1859), was a missionary to the Cherokee, translator of the Bible, printer and defender of the Cherokee's sovereignty. He was a party in Worcester v. Georgia...

7/10/2008 8/1/2021

Name Suffix: Jr Adoniram Judson: Father of Baptist Missionaries, 1788-1850 by Fred Barlow (Copied with permission from Profiles in Evangelism, ©1976)American Baptist missionary, lexicographer, and Bibl...

2/17/2013 8/1/2021

Wikipedia David Oliver Allen (1800–1863) was an American missionary, born at Barre, Massachusetts.He graduated at Amherst College in 1823, studied at Andover Theological Seminary, and in 1827 went to B...

6/27/2013 8/1/2021

Rev Cyrus Byington (1793 - 1868)

Cyrus Byington, a missionary to the Choctaw and an important linguist and translator, was born on 11 March 1793 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, one of nine children in a poor but respectable farm family...

6/28/2011 7/27/2021

John "R. J." Hollingdale (20 October 1930 – 28 September 2001) was a British biographer and translator of German philosophy and literature, especially the works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Goethe, E. T. A....

7/22/2021 7/22/2021

Adelard of Bath (1080 - 1147)

of Bath (Latin: Adelardus Bathensis; c. 1080? – c. 1142-1152?) was a 12th-century English natural philosopher. He is known both for his original works and for translating many important Arabic and Gree...

7/16/2021 7/16/2021

Ferdinand Verbiest (1623 - 1688)

Ferdinand Verbiest (9 October 1623 – 28 January 1688) was a Flemish Jesuit missionary in China during the Qing dynasty. He was born in Pittem near Tielt in the County of Flanders (now part of Belgium)....

7/15/2021 7/15/2021

Nicole Oresme (1323 - 1382)

Oresme (French: [nik%C9%94l ɔʁɛm]; c. 1320–1325 – 11 July 1382), also known as Nicolas Oresme, Nicholas Oresme, or Nicolas d'Oresme, was a French philosopher of the later Middle Ages. He wrote influent...

7/15/2021 7/15/2021

Una Vincenzo, Lady Troubridge MP (1887 - 1963)

"Una Vincenzo Troubridge", "Una Vincenzo Taylor"

Una Vincenzo, Lady Troubridge (born Margot Elena Gertrude Taylor; 8 March 1887 – 24 September 1963) was a British sculptor and translator. She is best known as the long-time lesbian partner of Margueri...

3/1/2015 6/8/2021

Patrícia "Pagu" Rehder Galvão MP (1910 - 1962)


Patrícia Rehder Galvão, conhecida pelo pseudônimo de Pagu, (São João da Boa Vista, 9 de junho de 1910 — Santos, 12 de dezembro de 1962[1]) foi uma escritora e jornalista brasileira. Teve grande destaqu...

10/8/2011 6/8/2021

Richard Stanihurst (1547 - 1618)


Richard Stanyhurst (1547–1618) was an Anglo-Irish alchemist, translator, poet and historian, who was born in Dublin. father, James Stanyhurst, was Recorder of Dublin, and Speaker of the Irish House of ...

6/10/2018 12/18/2020

Rafael del Pan MP (1863 - 1915)

Baptismal certificate Collegiate file of the Madrid Bar Association Immigration to Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1902) Immigration to San Francisco, California, United States (1910)

10/5/2020 10/6/2020

Ephraim Emerton MP (1851 - 1935)

From: Emerton, Ph. D. (18 February 1851 – 3 March 1935) was an American educator, author, translator, and historian prominent in his field of European medieval history.Ephraim Emerton was born in Salem...

7/18/2011 10/5/2020

Gilbert West (1703 - 1756)

West (1703–1756) was a minor English poet, translator and Christian apologist in the early and middle eighteenth century. Samuel Johnson included him in his Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets.Biog...

8/25/2018 10/4/2020

Paavo (Paul) Emil Cajander oli suomalainen runoilija ja häntä on kutsuttu kaikkien aikojen työteliäimmäksi suomentajaksi. Cajander tunnetaan etenkin William Shakespearen näytelmien ensimmäisenä suoment...

12/23/2017 9/4/2020

Joel Agee (1940 - d.)

Agee (born 1940 in New York City) is an American writer and translator. He lives in New York.Early lifeJoel Agee is the son of the American author James Agee. After his parents divorced in 1941, he and...

8/26/2020 8/26/2020

. Samuel Isett Woodbridge, Sr. (1856–1926) was an American Presbyterian missionary to China. He authored several books on the experience, and also translated into English various works of Chinese liter...

2/15/2009 8/25/2020

Paul Blackburn (1926 - 1971)

Blackburn (November 24, 1926 – September 13, 1971) was an American poet. He influenced contemporary literature through his poetry, translations and the encouragement and support he offered to fellow po...

8/19/2020 8/19/2020

Ennis Rees (1925 - 2009)

Samuel Rees, Jr. (March 17, 1925 – March 24, 2009) was an American poet and professor. He was named by Governor Richard Wilson Riley as the third South Carolina Poet Laureate from 1984 to 1985.Works

8/14/2020 8/14/2020

Guy Davenport (1927 - 2005)

Mattison Davenport (November 23, 1927 – January 4, 2005) was an American writer, translator, illustrator, painter, intellectual, and teacher.Works

7/18/2020 7/18/2020

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

Paulette Rubinstein MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Acclaimed voice actor who also worked in film, television, stage, directing, translating, and other fields.=From IMDB :=Paulette Rubinstein was born in Brooklyn, New York to a Russian immigrant father ...

10/27/2014 3/9/2020

Gertrude "Zitkala Sa" Bonnin (1876 - 1938)

"Gertrude Simmons Bonnin"

Read the works of Gertrude Bonnin here: REFERENCEGertrude Simmons Bonnin (February 22, 1876 – January 26, 1938), better known by her pen name, Zitkala-Sa (Lakota: pronounced zitkálá-ša, which translate...

9/7/2010 3/7/2020

- With Image with image Amanda Hopkinson (born 1948) is a British scholar and literary translator.Born in London to the British journalist and magazine editor Sir Tom Hopkinson and photographer Ger...

1/7/2020 1/8/2020

Wanda Gág MP (1893 - 1946)

"Wanda Gag"

Wanda Hazel Gág /ˈɡɑːɡ/ (1893–1946) was an American artist, author, translator, and illustrator. She is most noted for writing and illustrating the children’s book Millions of Cats that won a Newbery H...

9/2/2007 12/21/2019

Adam Peiperl MP (1935 - 2019)

" Adam Peiperl , an artist, scientist, and language translator whose kinetic light sculptures are displayed in museums, galleries, and private homes around the world..." (Barnes) ==Sources==* Barnes, B...

12/5/2019 12/5/2019

Barbara Bynum Henderson (1880 - 1955)

Bynum Henderson, poet, translator, and pioneer leader in the North Carolina woman suffrage movement, was born into a family closely connected with the Episcopal church. Her father, William Shipp Bynum,...

9/10/2019 9/10/2019

Felix Douma MP (1941 - 2008)

Felix Douma (August 6, 1941 – January 23, 2008) was a Dutch-born Canadian scholar, writer, teacher, cellist, and translator who once served as Canada's Third Secretary and Vice-Consul to the Dominican ...

10/26/2008 8/19/2019

Blair Slotkin (born July 10, 1976) is an American government official and politician who serves as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district. A member of the Democratic Party, s...

1/10/2019 7/18/2019

Dr. Joseph Anthony Buttigieg, II (1947 - 2019)


Joseph Anthony Buttigieg II (May 20, 1947 – January 27, 2019) was a Maltese-American literary scholar and translator. He served as William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English at the University of Notre D...

1/19/2017 6/14/2019

Junii Silani[edit] Marcus Junius Silanus, praetor in 210 BC, during the Second Punic War. Decimus Junius Silanus, commissioned by the senate circa 146 BC to translate the agricultural writings of Mago ...

4/26/2007 5/22/2019

Sarah Coleridge (1802 - 1852)


Sara ColeridgeFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, searchSara Coleridge (December 23, 1802 – May 3, 1852) was an English author and translator. She was the fourth child and only da...

6/20/2007 11/10/2018

Edward Heron-Allen (c.1861 - 1943)

3/3/2012 11/3/2018

WIKI Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe FBA (18 March 1919 – 5 January 2001), usually cited as G. E. M. Anscombe or Elizabeth Anscombe, was a British analytic philosopher. She wrote on the philosophy...

9/2/2018 9/2/2018

Caroline Augusta Rhys Davids MP (1857 - 1942)

WIKI Caroline Augusta Foley Rhys Davids born 27 Sept 1857, Wadhurst, East Sussex,to Reverend John Foley and Caroline Elizabeth Foley (née Windham). She was one of ten children. Her great-grandfather ...

8/30/2018 8/31/2018

Charles Van Noppen, poet, literary expert, and translator, was born at Wemeldinge, Zeeland, Holland. His parents, Cornelius Martin and Johanna Maria Cappon Van Noppen, immigrated to the United States s...

8/10/2018 8/10/2018

Slavoj Žižek (born 21 March 1949) is a Slovenian continental philosopher. He is a senior researcher at the Institute for Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Global Distinguished Pr...

3/21/2018 7/15/2018

Jane Kenyon MP (1947 - 1995)

Kenyon (May 23, 1947 - April 22, 1995) was an American poet and translator. Her work is often characterized as simple, spare, and emotionally resonant.LifeKenyon was born in 1947 in Ann Arbor, Michigan...

9/18/2012 6/26/2018

Thomas McElwain MP

"Ali Haydar"

Kuopio, Finland

Brief Biography From McELWAIN is known by Sufi friends around the globe as ALI HAYDARLike many Americans, Thomas McElwain was born into a rich spiritual heritage including ancestors who were Quakers, A...

8/4/2009 6/9/2018

Lucie Duff-Gordon (1821 - 1869)

, 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 Egypt (18...

4/6/2012 5/18/2018

Kenneth Scott Moncrieff, MC (25 September 1889 – 28 February 1930) was a Scottish writer, most famous for his English translation of most of Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu, which he published u...

6/18/2017 4/28/2018

Mary de Rachewiltz (1925 - d.)

de Rachewiltz is the daughter of Ezra Pound. Her 1971 autobiography, Discretions, was reissued in 2005 as Ezra Pound: Father and Teacher. She is also the author of several books of poems, in Italian an...

6/14/2011 4/15/2018

Sir Thomas Wolseley Haig KCIE CSI CMG CBE (7 August 1865 – 28 April 1938) was a civil servant in British India, then Professor at Trinity College, Dublin, and later a Scottish herald.Early lifeHaig was...

3/24/2018 3/24/2018

Maurice Baring (1874 - 1945)

Baring OBE (27 April 1874 – 14 December 1945) was an English man of letters, known as a dramatist, poet, novelist, translator and essayist, and also as a travel writer and war correspondent. During Wor...

12/20/2008 3/22/2018

Louise Swanton Belloc (1796 - 1881)

Swanton Belloc (1796–1881), née Anne-Louise Chassériau Swanton, was a French writer and translator of Irish descent best known for introducing a number of important works of English literature to Franc...

8/13/2012 3/13/2018

Alix Strachey (1892 - 1973)

Strachey (4 June 1892 – 28 April 1973), née Sargant-Florence, was an American-born British psychoanalyst and, with her husband, the translator into English of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psych...

9/11/2015 3/13/2018

James Strachey (1887 - 1967)

Photo: on right in photoBeaumont Strachey (/ˈstreɪtʃi/; 26 September 1887, London – 25 April 1967, High Wycombe) was a British psychoanalyst, and, with his wife Alix, a translator of Sigmund Freud into...

9/11/2015 3/13/2018

has a bio:-------------------------------------------------------H. F. BROCH DE ROTHERMANN (1910-)Hermann Friedrich Broch de Rothermann was born in Vienna on October 4, 1910, the only child of Hermann ...

3/30/2010 9/5/2017

Marie Watters Colton (1920 - 2012)

Marie Watters Colton is a forerunner for North Carolinians in many state policies impacting both the economy and legislature. She worked in Washington, D.C. as a translator for the US Army Signal Corps...

6/29/2017 6/29/2017

W. S. Merwin MP (1927 - 2019)

William Stanley Merwin (30 September 1927 - 15 March 2019) was an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose. In 2010, the Library of Congress named Merwin the 17th ...

3/23/2009 6/29/2017

Sarah Jane Anderson (1837 - 1912)

8/11/2008 4/29/2017

Dempsey Tyner (1755 - 1842)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of Private. DAR Ancestor # A117748    Dempsey Tyner was at least half Cherokee. His son Lewis Tyner is noted as being on the Trail ...

5/20/2009 4/9/2017

Olivia Rossetti married an Italian anarchist refugee, Antonio Agresti. They later moved to Italy, where Olivia became a translator and writer. After she was widowed in 1926, she became an associate of ...

1/21/2012 4/4/2017

Sir William Jones, FRS FRSE MP (1746 - 1794)

"Youns Uksfardi", ""Oriental" Jones", ""Persian" Jones"

Sir William Jones FRS FRSE (28 September 1746 – 27 April 1794) was an Anglo-Welsh philologist, a puisne judge on the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal, and a scholar of ancient Indi...

9/4/2016 3/14/2017

From the Cherokee genealogical database of James R. Hicks: CHEROKEE VANN III (JOHN TRADER2, JOHN1) (Source: C002, SPMS.) was born Abt. 1746 in Eastern Tennessee, and died Abt. 1805.He married (1) AGNES...

8/28/2008 2/19/2017

Samuel E. Galpin (1851 - 1872)

"Sammy Galpin"

Per John S. Gray biography of Mrs. Galpin, Sammy was away at school in New York the year that his younger brother, Richard , died.May 1871 • Grand River Agency, South DakotaSammy was hired as assistant...

11/4/2016 11/4/2016

Gilles Trottier MP (c.1628 - 1658)

"Gilles", "Jules", "Trottier", "Trotier"

Notes * Lieux info : Originaire de la France de l'Ancien Régime , Ville-Marie (décès)* Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec avec sa famille le 23 septembre 1646 à bord du Cardinal .

2/27/2016 9/25/2016

Marriage to Susannah ended in divorce. Kerry Armstrong's site: Major James Colbert was born circa 1768. James died May 1842 in Doaksville, Towson Co., Choctaw Nation, IT, at 73 years of age.He married ...

9/28/2008 9/22/2016

Major John Pitchlynn, Sr. MP (1765 - 1835)

"Chahta It-ti-ka-na", "Itikhana", ""Choctaws' Friend""

6/21/2007 8/3/2016

Levi Kemp (1768 - 1837)

Chickasaw, was the son of trader William Kemp. He was first mentioned in October, 1800, when missionary Joseph Bullen discovered Indian doctors attempting to suck a ‘witchball’ from his head (1). Kemp ...

7/31/2008 7/13/2016

Johann Ludwig Tieck MP (1773 - 1853)

Johann Ludwig Tieck (* 31. Mai 1773 in Berlin; † 28. April 1853 ebenda) war ein deutscher Dichter, Schriftsteller, Herausgeber und Übersetzer der Romantik. Er publizierte auch unter den Pseudonymen Pet...

2/5/2012 6/22/2016

Stark Young (1881 - 1963)

Stark Young wrote several books on the theatre and dozens of works of fiction. Young grew up in Mississippi and his boyhood experiences and love for southern culture influenced his writings, including ...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

Paul Bowles (1910 - 1999)

Frederic Bowles (/boʊlz/; December 30, 1910 – November 18, 1999) was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator. He became associated with Tangier, Morocco, where he settled in 1947 and li...

4/20/2016 4/20/2016

Rev. Jesse Bushyhead MP (1804 - 1844)

no character in all Cherokee history was more revered and respected by his people than was Jesse Bushyhead , who was born in southeastern Tennessee in September 1804. The family home was situated some ...

9/18/2011 4/18/2016

Lewis John Dettweiler=Born 1 May, 1811 Beil Be, Switzerland son of Johann Jakob Daetwyler and Anna Katherina Schwab. Parrish records Biel, Be, Swit. Christening register vol. 5 page 291He served in the...

11/29/2008 3/12/2016

Toussaint Charbonneau MP (1767 - 1843)

Toussaint Charbonneau (March 20, 1767 - August 12, 1843) was a French-Canadian explorer and trader, and a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He is also known as the husband of Sacagawea .==Early...

3/2/2008 3/4/2016

Étienne Brûlé MP (c.1592 - 1633)

Notes * Location info: Isle de France, France (birth,marriage), Huronie (death)* Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1608. Explorateur de la Huronie (aujourd'hui Ontario, Simco County).

2/3/2013 12/31/2015

Guillaume Couture MP (1618 - 1701)

Notes * Location info: Normandie, France (birth), Seigneurie de Lauzon (marriage), Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec (death)* Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1641.

6/25/2007 12/6/2015

John Wycliffe MP (c.1324 - 1384)

"“Doctor Evangelicus”"

At the request of the curator, June Barnes, I have tried to clean up the Wycliffe family. This has been difficult because the genealogical record is simply incomplete. I have come up with a plausible r...

6/29/2007 11/24/2015

Frieda Lawrence MP (1879 - 1956)

"Emma", "Maria", "Freiin", "von Richthofen", "Weekley", "Lawrence", "Ravaglii"

Emma Maria Freida Johanna Freiin (baroness) von Richthofen Life Emma Maria Frieda Johanna Freiin (Baroness) von Richthofen (also known as Frieda Weekley, Frieda Lawrence, and Frieda Lawrence Ravagli) w...

5/28/2011 11/18/2015

Siegfried Kapper (1820 - 1879)


ÍCHOV HBMa 2650 N 1788-1820 30/34Mediziner aus Wien: Kapper, Siegfried (1821–1879), Czech and German poet, writer, and translator. Siegfried (Salomon) Kapper studied philosophy at Prague University (18...

4/12/2012 11/15/2015

Dr. of Theology Martin Luther MP (1483 - 1546)

"" The Great Reformer""

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German theologian, professor, pastor, and church reformer, Luther began the Protestant Reformation with the publication of his Ninety-Five Theses on October 31, 1517. In this ...

2/2/2008 10/18/2015

Michael Hofmann MP

Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, United States

Michael Hofmann (born 1957, Freiburg, West Germany) is a German-born poet who writes in English and a translator of texts from German. Michael Hofmann is the son of the German novelist Gert Hofmann. Ho...

10/6/2015 10/9/2015

Abraham Wheelock MP (1593 - 1653)

Abraham Wheelock [1] (1593 in Whitchurch, Shropshire – 1653) was an English linguist. He was the first Adams Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge, from around 1632. According to Robert Ir...

10/3/2015 10/3/2015

Edward FitzGerald (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 1883 (age...

10/3/2015 10/3/2015

Alexander Pope MP (1688 - 1744)

Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most fr...

1/8/2014 10/3/2015

Sir Thomas Malory, of Newbold Revel MP (aft.1415 - 1471)

"Thomas Maleore", "Mallory", "Mallore"

This is BY FAR the most likely person to have authored the Morte d'Arthur , despite (or perhaps because of) a chequered and sometimes lurid Author of the most famous and influentia...

3/4/2013 10/3/2015

Geoffrey Chaucer MP (1343 - 1400)

"Geoffrey /Chaucer/"

also some good info, stories and facts in here... Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 for Geoffrey Chaucer= Pgs 154-167 (his son Thomas is directly after it )============================...

5/3/2007 10/3/2015

Margaret Hunt (Raine) pen name: Averil Beaumont MP (1831 - 1912)

"Averil Beaumont"

Margaret Raine Hunt= From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Margaret Hunt (1831–1912) was a British novelist[1] and translator of the tales of the Brothers Grimm.[2] Life Born Margaret Raine,[3] daughte...

10/1/2015 10/2/2015

Lucy Crane MP (1842 - 1882)

Lucy Crane= From Wikipedia Lucy Crane (1842–1882) was an English writer, art critic and translator. Life Lucy Crane was born on 22 September 1842 in Liverpool, the daughter of the portrait and miniatur...

10/1/2015 10/2/2015

John Lockman (1698 - 1771)

Parents not yet positively identified, but there was a John Lockman baptised on 3 March 1698 at Saint Paul, Covent Garden, Westminster, London, whose parents were Gerrard Lockman and Sarah.A John Lockm...

4/18/2009 10/2/2015

Margaret Roper MP (1505 - 1544)

"Margaret Roper"

More was the eldest daughter of Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) and Jane Colte (1488-1511). She is best known for having been given an unusually fine education. Her scholarship was praised by contemporarie...

5/16/2008 10/2/2015

Robert Ryves MP (c.1490 - 1551)

His birth name is Robert ReveRobert Ryves (birth name Reve) comes from a very religious family. As we can see in Robert's will he was very religious. In his friends will Robert Oliver of London he is v...

5/28/2007 10/2/2015

Emma Lazarus MP (1849 - 1887)

Emma Lazarus wrote her own poems. Her most famous work is "The New Colossus", is inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. She is known as an important forerunner of the Zionist movement. She...

3/13/2010 10/2/2015

Myles Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter (1488 - 1568)

"Bishop of Exeter"

Bishop of Exeter Born: 1488 in Coverdale, Yorkshire Died: 20th May 1569 in LondonMiles Coverdale, born in Yorkshire and educated at Cambridge, became an Augustinian canon, but was afterwards one of the...

9/21/2008 10/2/2015

Peter Erasmus, junior (1833 - 1931)

PETER ERASMUS junior======Of Danish-Cree parentage, he studied to become an Anglican clergyman, but was drawn to the free life farther west. In 1855 he agreed to serve as interpreter for a Methodist mi...

9/1/2011 10/1/2015

Mary Margaret Sidney MP (c.1561 - 1621)

"Countess of Pembroke"

Mary SidneyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaMary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke née Mary Sidney (Bewdley, 27 October 1561 – London, 25 September 1621), was one of the first English women to achie...

9/9/2008 10/1/2015

Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty (1611 - 1660)

"Thomas Urquhart ;[Laird Of Cromarty Sir Knight]", "Thomas Urquhart Laird of Cromarty Sir Knight"

Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty (or Urchard, 1611–c. 1660) was a Scottish writer and translator, most famous for his translation of Rabelais.LifeUrquhart was born to an old landholding family in Cromarty i...

4/30/2009 10/1/2015

Rev. John Rogers "The Martyr" MP (1507 - 1554)

"John "The Martyr" Rogers", "Thomas Matthews -", "The Martyr", "the Martyr"

His parents were John Rogers, of Deritend and Margaret Rogers the daughter of John Wyatt, a tanner from Deritend, Birmingham. His mother was NOT Lady Margaret Lee (née Wyatt), lady-in-waiting. The will...

5/11/2007 10/1/2015

Arthur David Waley MP (1889 - 1966)

Arthur David Waley CH CBE (born Arthur David Schloss ) was an English Orientalist and sinologist who achieved both popular and scholarly acclaim for his translations of Chinese and Japanese poetry. Amo...

1/5/2012 10/1/2015