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Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer

Ian Bradley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion; Composition. 1535 words.

Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer, was born at 11 Lowndes Street, London, on 10 July 1872, the only son (there were three daughters) of John Hungerford...

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Brydges, James, first duke of Chandos (1674–1744), politician and patron of music

Joan Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Music. 1892 words.

Brydges, James, first duke of Chandos (1674–1744), politician and patron of music, was born at Dewsall, Herefordshire, on 6 January 1674, the eldest son of James Brydges, eighth Baron...

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Halket, George (bap. 1692, d. 1756), Jacobite songwriter and schoolmaster

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Composition; Education. 773 words.

Halket, George (bap. 1692, d. 1756), Jacobite songwriter and schoolmaster, son of James Halket, was baptized in Banff on 6 July 1692. He completed his studies at King's College, Aberdeen,...

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Heath, Sir Edward Richard George [Ted] (1916–2005), prime minister

Douglas Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics; Conducting. 16966 words.

Heath, Sir Edward Richard George [Ted] (1916–2005), prime minister, was born at 1 Holmwood Villas, Albion Road, Broadstairs, Kent, on 9 July 1916, the elder son of William George Heath...

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Lambert, Sir John (1815–1892), civil servant and musicologist

W. A. J. Archbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 829 words.

Lambert, Sir John (1815–1892), civil servant and musicologist, was born on 4 February 1815 at Bridzor, near Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, the youngest surviving son of Daniel Lambert, a...

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Montagu, John, fourth earl of Sandwich (1718–1792), politician and musical patron

N. A. M. Rodger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Music. 4200 words.

Montagu, John, fourth earl of Sandwich (1718–1792), politician and musical patron, was born in London on 13 November 1718, the eldest son of Edward Richard Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke...

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Sackville, Charles, second duke of Dorset (1711–1769), politician and impresario

G. F. R. Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1362 words.

Sackville, Charles, second duke of Dorset (1711–1769), politician and impresario, was born on 6 February 1711 and baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on 25 February, the eldest son...

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Sutch, David Edward [known as Screaming Lord Sutch] (1940–1999), rock singer and politician

Peter Chippindale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Voice. 901 words.

Sutch, David Edward [known as Screaming Lord Sutch] (1940–1999), rock singer and politician, was born on 10 November 1940 at New End Hospital, Hampstead, London, the son of William Joseph...

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