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Acton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 346 words.

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

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Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 839 words.

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist, was born on 14 December 1907 at the vicarage in Arnold, a mining parish in Nottinghamshire, the second of the four children...

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Adams, Henry

David R. Contosta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2827 words.

Adams, Henry (16 February 1838–27 March 1918), historian, novelist, and critic, was born Henry Brooks Adams in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Francis Adams, a diplomat,...

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Addison, Charlotte

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Education; UK Politics. 3 words.

See Addison, Joseph

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Andrews, Regina

Ethelene Whitmire.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Social and Cultural History. 1242 words.

Andrews, Regina (21 May 1901–05 February 1993), librarian and dramatist, was born Regina M. Anderson in the Hyde Park section of Chicago, Illinois, to Margaret Simons Anderson, a clubwoman...

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Appiah [née Cripps], Enid Margaret [Peggy]

Nicholas Tucker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 959 words.

Appiah [née Cripps], Enid Margaret [Peggy] (1921–2006), anthologist and charity worker, was born on 21 May 1921 at Filkins, Gloucestershire, the youngest child in the family of three...

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Armitt, Mary Louisa

Eileen Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Literature. 846 words.

Armitt, Mary Louisa (1851–1911), author and founder of the Armitt Library, Ambleside, was born at 19 Melbourne Terrace, Salford, Lancashire, on 24 September 1851. She was the youngest of...

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Armour, Jean

Valentina Bold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Literature. 2424 words.

Armour, Jean (1765–1834), wife of Robert Burns and subject of poetry, was born in Mauchline, Ayrshire, on 25 February 1765, the second of the eleven children of James Armour and his wife,...

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Armstrong, Fiona, (Lady MacGregor of MacGregor)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History. 189 words.

Born Preston, 28 Nov. 1956; d of Robert and Pauline Armstrong; m 1st, 1987, Rodney Potts (marr. diss. 2002); one d; 2nd, 2005, Sir Malcolm Gregor Charles MacGregor of...

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Arnott, John Jacob, (Jake)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Social and Cultural History; Literature; Publishing. 94 words.

Born 11 March 1961; s of Michael MacMillan Arnott and Felicity Arnott (née Hugh-Jones); one s

novelist

Aylesbury Grammar Sch.

Labourer,...

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