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Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius]

A. G. Keller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Theology. 1450 words.

Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius] (c. 1520–1566/7?), theologian and military engineer, was perhaps born at Ossana, in the Val di Sole, not far from Trento in Italy, the son of Gerolamo...

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Acworth, Brig. Robert William

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 150 words.

CBE 1986

Born 11 Dec. 1938; s of late Rev. Oswald Roney Acworth and Jean Margaret (née Coupland); m 1967, Elizabeth Mary, e d of late J. N. S. Ridgers; two ...

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Adams, James Williams

H. M. Vibart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 646 words.

Adams, James Williams (1839–1903), army chaplain, born on 24 November 1839 in Cork, was the only son of James O'Brien Adams, magistrate of Cork (d. 1854), and his wife, Elizabeth Williams....

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Armageddon

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Warfare and Defence.

(in the New Testament) the last battle between good and evil before the Day of Judgement; the place where this will be fought. In extended usage, Armageddon means a dramatic and...

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Atherton, Rev. Mgr Richard

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 135 words.

OBE 1989

Born 15 Feb. 1928; s of Richard Atherton and Winifred Mary Atherton (née Hurst)

Chaplain to the Archbishop of Liverpool, 1996–2002

St...

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Bateman, Alys

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 187 words.

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John...

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Beckwith, John Charles

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religion and Education. 794 words.

Beckwith, John Charles (1789–1862), army officer and missionary, was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 2 October 1789. He was the grandson of Major-General John Beckwith, and nephew of the...

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Bennett, Robert

John Morrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Religion. 1494 words.

Bennett, Robert (1605–1683), parliamentarian army officer and religious radical, was born in Hexworthy, Lawhitton, Cornwall, the eldest son of Richard Bennett esquire and his wife, Mary,...

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Bentinck, Lady Norah

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 133 words.

Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of...

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Borthwick, Sir John

Martin Holt Dotterweich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 1002 words.

Borthwick, Sir John (d. 1569), soldier and religious activist, is of obscure origins. He was not, as has been claimed, a son of William, third Lord Borthwick, but became son-in-law of the...

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