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ABEL SMITH, Richard Francis (1933 - 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 144 words.

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ACHESON, Peter Newton (<i>born</i> 1938), DL; Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Tyrone, 2009–13; Solicitor and Senior Partner, Ronald Rosser &amp; Co., 1974–98

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 129 words.

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ACLAND, (Christopher) Guy (Dyke) (<i>born</i> 1946), an Extra Equerry to the Queen, since 1999; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Isle of Wight, since 2006

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 224 words.

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ACLAND, John (Hugh Bevil) (1928 - 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 1994–99; farmer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 275 words.

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ADAM, George (<i>born</i> 1957), Lord Provost and Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; Graphic Design and Typography. 80 words.

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ADULTERER cures warts

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 68 words.

1849 Athenaeum 911 [Black Isle, Ross.] Warts are infallibly cured by rubbing the part affected secretly against the body of

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AFTERBIRTH, burning: divination

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 119 words.

16867 AUBREY Remaines (1881, 73) Midwives woemen have some custome, of saving the after-birth, or burning

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AHMAD, Mushtaq (<i>born</i> 1942), JP; Lord-Lieutenant of Lanarkshire, since 2010

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Social Justice and Human Rights; Social Work. 171 words.

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AITKEN, William Mackie (<i>born</i> 1947), JP; DL; Member (C) Glasgow, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2011

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Economic History; Economics; Insurance; Political History; Politics. 127 words.

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ALBATROSS

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 233 words.

1798 COLERIDGE ‘Ancient Mariner’ I st. 20, 11 st. 3. ‘God save thee, ancyent Marinere! From the fiends that plague

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