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Benson, William

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1145 words.

Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic, was baptized on 17 March 1682 at St Leonard's Church, Bromley by Bow, Middlesex; he was the eldest of...

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Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

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Bossom, Alfred Charles, Baron Bossom

Ivan Roots.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1231 words.

Bossom, Alfred Charles, Baron Bossom (1881–1965), architect and politician, was born at 17 Caledonian Road, Islington, London, on 16 October 1881, the elder son of Alfred Henry Bossom...

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Bruce, Sir William, first baronet

John Lowrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 2215 words.

Bruce, Sir William, first baronet (c. 1625–1710), architect and politician, was born into minor Perthshire gentry, the second son of Robert Bruce, Lord Bruce of Blairhall, and Catherine (or...

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Clarke, George

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1817 words.

Clarke, George (1661–1736), politician and architect, was born on 7 May 1661 in the old Pall Mall, London, the only surviving child of Sir William Clarke (1623/4–1666), secretary at war to...

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Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester

A. A. Hanham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Architecture; UK Politics. 2215 words.

Coke, Thomas, earl of Leicester (1697–1759), politician, architect, and art collector, was born on 17 June 1697, the eldest of the five children of Edward Coke (1676/8–1707), landowner, and...

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Conyngham, William Burton

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Architecture; UK Politics. 1719 words.

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver, was born William Burton in 1733, the second son of Francis Burton (1696–1743), politician and landowner, of Buncraggy, co....

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Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Architecture; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 5687 words.

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family...

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Forster, Sir (Samuel Alexander) Sadler

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Architecture. 1100 words.

Forster, Sir (Samuel Alexander) Sadler (1900–1973), regional planner, was born on 9 September 1900 at 6 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, the only son of Frederic John Forster,...

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Gelder, Sir (William) Alfred

David Neave.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics. 1471 words.

Gelder, Sir (William) Alfred (1855–1941), architect and politician, was born on 12 May 1855 at North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire, the son of William Gelder (1820–1892), joiner, builder,...

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