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Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), politician and psychical researcher

Janet Oppenheim.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics. 1874 words.

Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), politician and psychical researcher, was born on 9 April 1853, in Edinburgh, the seventh of eight children of James Maitland...

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Balmyle, Nicholas [Nicholas of St Andrews] (d. 1319/20), administrator and bishop of Dunblane

Norman F. Shead.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics. 730 words.

Balmyle, Nicholas [Nicholas of St Andrews] (d. 1319/20), administrator and bishop of Dunblane, first appears on record, described as master, in 1259. Balmyle may be derived from one of two...

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Barbon [Barebone], Praisegod (c. 1598–1679/80), lay preacher and politician

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics. 2105 words.

Barbon [Barebone], Praisegod (c. 1598–1679/80), lay preacher and politician, first appears in 1623, when he was made free of the Company of Leathersellers in London; having served an eight-...

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Barking, Richard of (d. 1246), abbot of Westminster and royal counsellor

Nicholas Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 811 words.

Barking, Richard of (d. 1246), abbot of Westminster and royal counsellor, was presumably a native of Barking in Essex. His mother, Lucy, was commemorated by an obit celebration at...

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Barnardiston, Sir Nathaniel (1588–1653), politician and ecclesiastical patron

Richard L. Greaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics. 2093 words.

Barnardiston, Sir Nathaniel (1588–1653), politician and ecclesiastical patron, was born at Kedington, Suffolk, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Barnardiston (d. 1610), and his first wife, Mary (null...

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Barr, James (1862–1949), minister of the United Free Church of Scotland and politician

James J. Smyth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics. 1194 words.

Barr, James (1862–1949), minister of the United Free Church of Scotland and politician, was born on 26 July 1862 at Beanscroft Farm in the parish of Fenwick, Ayrshire, the eldest of eight...

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Barret, Patrick (d. 1415), bishop of Ferns and administrator

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics. 256 words.

Barret, Patrick (d. 1415), bishop of Ferns and administrator, was a canon of the Augustinian abbey of Kells in the bishopric of Ossory. He was consecrated by the pope at Rome in December...

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Barrington, John Shute, first Viscount Barrington (1678–1734), politician and Christian apologist

Arthur H. Grant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics. 1100 words.

Barrington, John Shute, first Viscount Barrington (1678–1734), politician and Christian apologist, born in Theobalds, Hertfordshire, was the third son of Benjamin Shute, a London merchant...

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Beaton [Betoun], David (1494?–1546), cardinal and archbishop of St Andrews

Margaret H. B. Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 3740 words.

Beaton [Betoun], David (1494?–1546), cardinal and archbishop of St Andrews, was a younger son of John Beaton (d. 1532), of Balfour, Fife, and Elizabeth Monypenny (d. 1541), daughter of the...

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Beaton, James (c. 1473–1539), administrator and archbishop of St Andrews

James K. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 2442 words.

Beaton, James (c. 1473–1539), administrator and archbishop of St Andrews, was the sixth son of John Beaton of Balfour in the parish of Markinch, and Marjory, daughter of Sir David Boswell...

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