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À Beckett, Arthur William (1844–1909), humorist and journalist

A. J. A. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Journalism. 867 words.

À Beckett, Arthur William (1844–1909), humorist and journalist, the third son of Gilbert Abbott À Beckett (1811–1856) and Mary Anne Glossop (1817–1863), was born at Portland House, North...

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À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–1856), comic writer and police magistrate

Paul Schlicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1441 words.

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–1856), comic writer and police magistrate, was born at The Grange, Hampstead, Middlesex, on 17 February 1811, the third son of William A'Beckett (1777–1855),...

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À Beckett, Gilbert Arthur (1837–1891), playwright and satirist

Katherine Mullin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literature; Humour. 878 words.

À Beckett, Gilbert Arthur (1837–1891), playwright and satirist, born at Portland House, Fulham, Middlesex, on 7 April 1837, was the eldest son of Gilbert Abbott À Beckett (1811–1856),...

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À Lasco [Laski], John (1499–1560), evangelical reformer

Dirk W. Rodgers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3868 words.

À Lasco [Laski], John (1499–1560), evangelical reformer, was born in Lask, Poland, the second of three sons and brother to four daughters of Jarslov Laski (d. 1521?), voivode of Sieradz,...

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Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher

O. R. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1332 words.

Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher, was born on 6 November 1901 at Upper Dulais, Blaendulais, Glamorgan, the son of William Aaron (1864–1937), a draper, and his wife, Margaret...

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Aaronson, Lazarus (1895–1966), poet and educationist

William Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1255 words.

Aaronson, Lazarus (1895–1966), poet and educationist, was born at 34 Great Pearl Street, Spitalfields, London, on 18 February 1895, the son of Louis Aaronson, master bootmaker, and his...

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Abbadie, Jacques [James] (bap. 1654?, d. 1727), Church of Ireland dean of Killaloe

Ruth Whelan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1413 words.

Abbadie, Jacques [James] (bap. 1654?, d. 1727), Church of Ireland dean of Killaloe, was born in Nay in Béarn; he is most probably the Jacques Abbadie who was the third child of Violente de...

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Abbas Hilmi ['Abbās Ḥilmi] II (1874–1944), last khedive of Egypt

Michael T. Thornhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 1654 words.

Abbas Hilmi ['Abbās Ḥilmi] II (1874–1944), last khedive of Egypt, was born on 14 July 1874 in Alexandria, Egypt, the son of Muhammad Tawfiq (1852–1892), sixth ruler of Egypt under the...

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Abbatt [née Cobb], (Norah) Marjorie (1899–1991), promoter of toy design and businesswoman

Elizabeth Newson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business and Management. 986 words.

Abbatt [née Cobb], (Norah) Marjorie (1899–1991), promoter of toy design and businesswoman, was born on 18 March 1899 in Surbiton, Surrey, daughter of a well-to-do fur broker. She was...

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Abberbury family (per. c. 1270–c. 1475), gentry

Simon Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture. 1269 words.

Abberbury family (per. c. 1270–c. 1475), gentry, of Donnington, Berkshire, was for several generations a highly successful family. The rise and decline of the Abberburys is...

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