Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 29 items for:

Arts and Humanities x British History x Social and Cultural History x clear all

Anne [née Anne Luttrell; other married name Anne Horton], duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (1743–1808)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 9 words.

See Henry Frederick, Prince, duke of Cumberland and Strathearn

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Arthur (supp. fl. in or before 6th cent.), legendary warrior and supposed king of Britain

O. J. Padel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History. 14706 words.

Arthur (supp. fl. in or before 6th cent.), legendary warrior and supposed king of Britain, has an attested career that is entirely posthumous. From obscure beginnings in...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Social and Cultural History. 1558 words.

Ashton, John (c. 1653–1691), official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator, was the son of Andrew Ashton (d. 1679), of Liverpool, and his wife, Alice. His father was apparently a...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Biographical Studies; Social and Cultural History. 1254 words.

Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer, eldest son of Hugh Dicconson (c.1621–1691) of Wrightington Hall near Wigan, and his wife, Agnes (d. 1719), third daughter...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Edward [Edward of Middleham], prince of Wales (1474x6–1484)

A. J. Pollard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Social and Cultural History. 801 words.

Edward [Edward of Middleham], prince of Wales (1474x6–1484), was the first-born and probably only son of Richard, duke of Gloucester (the future Richard III), and his wife, Anne Neville...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Edward V (1470–1483), king of England and lord of Ireland

Rosemary Horrox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Social and Cultural History. 1290 words.

Edward V (1470–1483), king of England and lord of Ireland, the eldest son of Edward IV (1442–1483) and his queen, Elizabeth (c. 1437–1492), was born in Westminster sanctuary on 2 November...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Elizabeth [née Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon] (1900–2002), queen of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, sometime empress of India, consort of George VI, later styled Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother

Lawrence Goldman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7284 words.

Elizabeth [née Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon] (1900–2002), queen of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, sometime empress of India, consort of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Fitzcharles, Charles, earl of Plymouth (c. 1657–1680), courtier and army officer

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History. 1414 words.

Fitzcharles, Charles, earl of Plymouth (c. 1657–1680), courtier and army officer, was born, probably in Bruges, in 1657, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685), and Catherine Pegge (null...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], George, duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), courtier and army officer

J. M. Rigg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History. 1033 words.

FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], George, duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), courtier and army officer, was born on 28 December 1665 at Merton College, Oxford, the third and youngest son of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Fletcher, Christian, Lady Abercrombie (1619/20–1691), royalist heroine

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; British History. 1479 words.

Fletcher, Christian, Lady Abercrombie (1619/20–1691), royalist heroine, was born in Kinneff, Kincardineshire. About 1642 she married James Granger or Grainger (1603/4–1663), presbyterian...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page