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Armour, Richard Willard

David Lawrence Arnold.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Education. 1008 words.

Armour, Richard Willard (15 July 1906–28 February 1989), educator and satirist, was born in San Pedro, California, the son of Harry Willard Armour, a drugstore owner, and Sue Wheelock. He...

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Armstrong, Lance

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 173 words.

Born Plano, Texas, 18 Sept. 1971; s of Linda Armstrong (née Walling); m 1998, Kristin Richard (marr. diss. 2003); one s twin d; one s one d by Anna Hansen...

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Arthur, Timothy Shay

Claudia Durst Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 890 words.

Arthur, Timothy Shay (06 June 1809–06 March 1885), editor, temperance crusader, and novelist, was born in Orange County, New York, the son of William Arthur and Anna Shay, occupations...

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Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; UK Politics. 1396 words.

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour, was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Ashley of Damerham in Hampshire, a cadet of the...

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Aston, Felicity Ann Dawn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 188 words.

MBE 2015

Born Sevenoaks, 7 Oct. 1977; d of Richard Aston and Jacqueline Aston; m 2015, Gísli Jónsson

polar explorer, author and speaker, since 2005

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Attenborough, Sir David (Frederick)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 755 words.

OM 2005; CH 1996; Kt 1985; CVO 1991; CBE 1974; FRS 1983; FLS; FSA

Born 8 May 1926; s of late Frederick Levi Attenborough and Mary Attenborough (née Cleggs); ...

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Aunt Jemima

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Literature.

Trademark, stereotype, cultural icon to many whites, and racist caricature to many African Americans. For Chris Rutt and Charles Underwood, Aunt Jemima was the perfect symbol for their...

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Ayloffe [Ayliffe], John (c. 1645–1685), satirist and conspirator

Warren Chernaik.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1111 words.

Ayloffe [Ayliffe], John (c. 1645–1685), satirist and conspirator, was born in Foxley, Wiltshire, the younger son of John Ayliffe (b. 1611?). He matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in...

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Baddeley, Mountford John Byrde (1843–1906), compiler of guidebooks

G. S. Woods.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 531 words.

Baddeley, Mountford John Byrde (1843–1906), compiler of guidebooks, born at Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, on 6 March 1843, was the second son of three children of Whieldon Baddeley, solicitor,...

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Bagby, George William

Ritchie Devon Watson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Journalism. 1068 words.

Bagby, George William (13 August 1828–29 November 1883), journalist and humorist, was born in Buckingham County, Virginia, the son of George Bagby, a merchant, and Virginia Young Evans. A...

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