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Aga Khan Iv, His Highness Prince Karim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion. 516 words.

granted title His Highness by the Queen, 1957, granted title His Royal Highness by the Shah of Iran, 1959; KBE 2004

Born Genthod, Geneva, 13 Dec. 1936...

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Anderdon, John Lavicount

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 404 words.

Anderdon, John Lavicount (1792–1874), writer on angling and devotional subjects, was born in Bristol on 5 April 1792, the third son of John Proctor Anderdon and his wife, Anne, née Oliver....

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Austin, Henry Wilfred [Bunny]

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1509 words.

Austin, Henry Wilfred [Bunny] (1906–2000), tennis player and evangelist, was born at 11 Crescent Road, South Norwood, Croydon, on 26 August 1906, the son of Wilfred Austin, stock jobber,...

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Bute

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion. 143 words.

Born 26 April 1958; s of 6th Marquess of Bute, KBE and of his 1st wife, Nicola (née Weld-Forester); m 1st, 1984, Carolyn E. R. M. (marr. diss. ...

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Daniel, William Barker

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 668 words.

Daniel, William Barker (1754–1833), Church of England clergyman and writer on field sports, was born in Colchester, the son of William Daniel. Little is known about his early life except...

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Dettori, Lanfranco, (Frankie)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion. 356 words.

Hon. MBE 2000

Born Italy, 15 Dec. 1970; s of Gianfranco Dettori and Maria Dettori (née Nieman); m 1997, Catherine, d of W. R. Allen, qv; two s three ...

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Douglas, John Sholto, ninth marquess of Queensberry

John Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 2778 words.

Douglas, John Sholto, ninth marquess of Queensberry (1844–1900), sportsman and controversialist, was born in Florence on 20 July 1844, the first son of Archibald William Douglas, eighth...

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Ellis, William Webb

K. G. Sheard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1527 words.

Ellis, William Webb (1806–1872), Church of England clergyman and supposed originator of rugby, was born in Salford, Lancashire, on 24 November 1806, the younger of two sons of James Ellis (dnull...

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Freeman, Gage Earle

G. Le G. Norgate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 679 words.

Freeman, Gage Earle (1820–1903), Church of England clergyman and writer on falconry, born on 3 June 1820 at Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the son of Captain Charles Earle Freeman of the 69th...

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Freind, William

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 982 words.

Freind, William (1668/9–1745), Church of England clergyman and lottery winner, was born probably at Croughton, Northamptonshire, where his father, William Freind (1634–1689), was rector;...

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