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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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Armstrong [née Cobbe], Lucie (1851–1907), musician and writer on etiquette

Rosemary T. Van Arsdel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Religion; Keyboard; Composition. 371 words.

Armstrong [née Cobbe], Lucie (1851–1907), musician and writer on etiquette, was the daughter of Major Charles Henry Cobbe and granddaughter of General George Cobbe (b. 1782), who was...

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Bahiṇābāī

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Hinduism — Social and Cultural History.

(c.1628–c.1700)

A Vaiṣṇava poet-saint from Maharashtra. She left an autobiography (Ātmanivedana) in

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Bateman, Alys

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 187 words.

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John...

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Bentinck, Lady Norah

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 133 words.

Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of...

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — History of Art — Indian Music — Religious Studies.

(1877–1947)

Sri Lankan born writer on classical Indian art and culture, who became the first keeper of Indian

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Kabīr

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism — World History.

(c.1398–c.1448)

A North Indian poet and mystic. A substantial hagiographical literature and numerous legends

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Magnus, Katie, (Lady Magnus)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 91 words.

Born 2 May 1844; d of late E. Emanuel, JP, Southsea; m 1870, Sir Philip Magnus, 1st Bt, MP; two s one d; died 2 March 1924...

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Poole

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Music; Business Finance; Religion. 126 words.

Born 6 Jan. 1945; s of 1st Baron Poole, PC, CBE, TD and Betty Margaret Gilkison (d 1988); m 1967; one s; m...

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Ramayana

Overview page. Subjects: Social and Cultural History — Indian Music — Religious Studies — History — Customs and Traditions.

In the form attributed to the legendary sage Vālmīki, one of two great Sanskrit Epics (the other being the

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