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Aslin, Elizabeth Mary

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 4 words.

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Barantyn, Drew

Lorna E. M. Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1319 words.

Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the younger son of Thomas Barantyn, lord of Chalgrove in Oxfordshire (he had an older brother, Thomas, who died in 1400)....

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Bowes, Sir Martin

C. E. Challis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1573 words.

Bowes, Sir Martin (1496/7–1566), goldsmith and mayor of London, was born in York in the parish of St Cuthbert, Peaseholme. Despite his disclaimer in 1549 that at the time of his going...

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Clayton, John

Frances McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1813 words.

Clayton, John (1792–1890), civic leader and antiquary, was born on 10 June 1792 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the fourth child and third son of Nathaniel Clayton (1760–1832), town clerk and...

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Hastings, Thomas

Timothy Stevens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 552 words.

Hastings, Thomas (fl. 1803–1837), customs official and artist, whose origins are unknown, had been, according to his own statement of 1813, a captain and assistant quartermaster-general in...

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Rothenstein, Sir John Knewstub Maurice

Jennifer Booth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Art. 1333 words.

Rothenstein, Sir John Knewstub Maurice (1901–1992), art historian and administrator, was born at 1 Pembroke Cottages, Kensington, London, on 11 July 1901, the elder son (of four children)...

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Shaw [Shaa], Sir Edmund

P. Tucker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1020 words.

Shaw [Shaa], Sir Edmund (d. 1488), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the son of John Shaa of Dukinfield in Cheshire. He was apprenticed in 1450 to a London goldsmith, probably Robert...

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Twyford, Sir Nicholas

Paul Strohm.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1101 words.

Twyford, Sir Nicholas (d. 1390/91), goldsmith and mayor of London, may have taken his name from Twyford in Buckinghamshire—his known kinsmen included Thomas Conelee of Buckinghamshire. The...

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Waterhouse, Sir Ellis Kirkham

David Piper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Art. 1346 words.

Waterhouse, Sir Ellis Kirkham (1905–1985), art historian and administrator, was born in Lynwood Avenue, Epsom, Surrey, on 16 February 1905, the only child of (Percy) Leslie Waterhouse,...

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