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Barber, John (bap. 1675, d. 1741), printer and local politician

Nicholas Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 745 words.

Barber, John (bap. 1675, d. 1741), printer and local politician, was born at Gray's Inn Lane, London, in the parish of St Andrew's, Holborn. He was baptized at St Andrew's on 11 April 1675....

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Benn, Sir John Williams, first baronet (1850–1922), publisher and politician

Marc Brodie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 886 words.

Benn, Sir John Williams, first baronet (1850–1922), publisher and politician, was born at Hyde, Cheshire, on 13 November 1850, the...

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Black, Adam (1784–1874), publisher and politician

Gordon F. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 2697 words.

Black, Adam (1784–1874), publisher and politician, was born on 20 February 1784 at 7 Charles Street, Edinburgh, the second of the three sons of Charles Black (1755/6–1826), master builder,...

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Bracken, Brendan Rendall, Viscount Bracken (1901–1958), politician and publisher

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 2405 words.

Bracken, Brendan Rendall, Viscount Bracken (1901–1958), politician and publisher, was born on 15 February 1901 at Church Street, Templemore, co. Tipperary, the second son and third of the...

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Butterworth, Joseph (1770–1826), publisher and politician

Leslie Howsam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 439 words.

Butterworth, Joseph (1770–1826), publisher and politician, was born on 12 August 1770 in Coventry, the third son of John Butterworth (1727–1803), Baptist minister, and his second wife, Ann, null...

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Chapman, Livewell (fl. 1643–1665), bookseller and Fifth Monarchist

Maureen Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; British History; Publishing. 903 words.

Chapman, Livewell (fl. 1643–1665), bookseller and Fifth Monarchist, was the son of Edward Chapman, a London scrivener. His father had died by the time he was apprenticed in the London...

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Churchill, Awnsham (1658–1728), bookseller and politician

Mark Knights.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Publishing. 1440 words.

Churchill, Awnsham (1658–1728), bookseller and politician, was born on 2 May 1658 in the parish of St Peter's, Dorchester, Dorset, the son of William Churchill (1628–1706), of Dorchester,...

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Collins, Sir Godfrey Pattison (1875–1936), politician and publisher

Morrice McCrae.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 1118 words.

Collins, Sir Godfrey Pattison (1875–1936), politician and publisher, was born on 26 June 1875 at 14 Park Grove Terrace, Glasgow, the second of three children of Alexander Glen Collins...

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Griffin [formerly Neville], Richard, third Baron Braybrooke (1783–1858), politician and literary editor

D. R. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Publishing; UK Politics. 1203 words.

Griffin [formerly Neville], Richard, third Baron Braybrooke (1783–1858), politician and literary editor, was born at Stanlake Park, Berkshire, on 26 September 1783, the first of the three...

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Larner, William (d. 1672?), printer and Leveller

P. R. S. Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; UK Politics; British History. 878 words.

Larner, William (d. 1672?), printer and Leveller, was the son of William Larner (d. in or after 1646), yeoman, of Little Rissington, Gloucestershire. He was apprenticed in London's Merchant...

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