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Blythe, Ernest [Earnán de Blaghd] (1889–1975), politician and theatre director

Brian Maye.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Theatre. 1295 words.

Blythe, Ernest [Earnán de Blaghd] (1889–1975), politician and theatre director, was born on 13 April 1889 in Magheragall, Lisburn, co. Antrim, the eldest child of James and Agnes Blythe. He...

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Bonnor, Charles (d. 1829?), actor and civil servant

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 617 words.

Bonnor, Charles (d. 1829?), actor and civil servant, was the son of a distiller in Bristol. After commencing his working life as apprentice to a coachmaker, he appeared on the Bath stage on...

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Chambers, Sir Edmund Kerchever (1866–1954), theatre historian and civil servant

F. P. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 922 words.

Chambers, Sir Edmund Kerchever (1866–1954), theatre historian and civil servant, was born at West Ilsley, Berkshire, on 16 March 1866. He was the son of the Revd William Chambers (b....

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Clarke, John Smith (1885–1959), politician, lion-tamer, and newspaper editor

Raymond Challinor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Performing Arts; UK Politics. 1062 words.

Clarke, John Smith (1885–1959), politician, lion-tamer, and newspaper editor, was born on 4 February 1885 at 66 Albert Street, Jarrow, co. Durham, the thirteenth child of John Smith Clarke,...

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Collins, Patrick (1859–1943), showman and politician

Vanessa Toulmin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; UK Politics. 1025 words.

Collins, Patrick (1859–1943), showman and politician, was born on 12 May 1859 at 58 Broughton, Chester, the son of John Collins, agricultural labourer (later, general dealer), and his wife,...

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Coppin, George Selth (1819–1906), actor and politician

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics. 1259 words.

Coppin, George Selth (1819–1906), actor and politician, born at Steyning, Sussex, on 8 April 1819, was the only child of George Selth Coppin (1794–1854) and his wife, Elizabeth Jane Jackson...

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Donne, William Bodham (1807–1882), essayist and examiner of plays

Ruth Burridge Lindemann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 862 words.

Donne, William Bodham (1807–1882), essayist and examiner of plays, was born on 29 July 1807 at Mattishall, near East Dereham, Norfolk, the only child of Edward Charles Donne (1777–1819),...

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Frece, Sir (Abraham) Walter de (1870–1935), music-hall entrepreneur and politician

Andrew Crowhurst.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Performing Arts. 786 words.

Frece, Sir (Abraham) Walter de (1870–1935), music-hall entrepreneur and politician, was born on 7 October 1870 at 90 Salisbury Street, Everton, Liverpool, the eldest son of Henry de Frece,...

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Gatti, Sir John Maria Emilio (1872–1929)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Theatre. 3 words.

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Hobart, George, third earl of Buckinghamshire (1731–1804), theatre manager and politician

Matthew Kilburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics. 1533 words.

Hobart, George, third earl of Buckinghamshire (1731–1804), theatre manager and politician, was born in London on 8 September 1731, the eldest of the two sons (there were no daughters) of...

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