Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 15 items for:

History x Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art x clear all

Bresci, Gaetano

Rudolph J. Vecoli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1376 words.

Bresci, Gaetano (11 November 1869–22 May 1901), silk weaver and regicide, was born in Coiano, Italy, the son of Gaspero Bresci, a peasant/artisan, and Maddalena Godi. At age eleven Bresci...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Crane, Sir Francis

Wendy Hefford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Textiles and Embroidery; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Social and Cultural History. 1695 words.

Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer, is first recorded in 1606. His name does not appear in registers of admissions to Oxford, Cambridge, or the inns of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Cartography; World History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 594 words.

Eyre [married name Blythe], Mary (b. before 1603, d. in or after 1633), commissioner of a tapestry map, was the eldest daughter of Anthony Eyre (c.1576–1643×58) of Laughton-en-le-Morthen,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Flakefield, William

Edwin Cannan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 268 words.

Flakefield, William (fl. c. 1670–1700), soldier and linen weaver, was, according to Ure, son of one Wilson of Flakefield, in the parish of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, who...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Hackenbroch, Yvonne Alix

Anthony Philips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 855 words.

Hackenbroch, Yvonne Alix (1912–2012), museum curator and historian of jewellery, was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on 27 April 1912, the second of three daughters of Zacharias Max...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Heriot, George

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 856 words.

Heriot, George (1563–1624), jeweller and philanthropist, was born in Edinburgh on 15 June 1563, the eldest son of George Heriot (1539/40–1610), goldsmith and MP, of Edinburgh and his first...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Miller, Elizabeth Smith

Wendy Gamber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1080 words.

Miller, Elizabeth Smith (20 September 1822–22 May 1911), feminist and designer of the Bloomer costume, was born in Hampton, New York, the daughter of reformer and philanthropist Gerrit...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Murray, Lady Evelyn Stewart-

Jane Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; History. 605 words.

Murray, Lady Evelyn Stewart- (1868–1940), Gaelic folklorist and needlewoman, was born on 17 March 1868 at Blair Castle, Perthshire. She was the third daughter of John James Hugh Henry...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Pereira, Jacob

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 3 words.

See Pereira, Isaac

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Roger, Neil Munro [Bunny]

Raleigh Trevelyan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1340 words.

Roger, Neil Munro [Bunny] (1911–1997), couturier and socialite, was born on 9 June 1911 at 90 North Gate, St Marylebone, London, the second of the three sons of Sir Alexander Roger...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page