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Ashley, (Anthony) Evelyn Melbourne

Reginald Lucas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 1058 words.

Ashley, (Anthony) Evelyn Melbourne (1836–1907), politician and biographer, born in London on 24 July 1836, was the fourth son of Anthony Ashley Cooper, seventh earl of Shaftesbury...

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Bramston, Sir John, the younger

Thomas M. Coakley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 1009 words.

Bramston, Sir John, the younger (1611–1700), politician and autobiographer, was born in the family home in Whitechapel, London, and was baptized on 11 September 1611, eldest son and fourth...

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Delaval [née Livingston], Lady Elizabeth

Margaret J. M. Ezell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Biographical Studies. 1033 words.

Delaval [née Livingston], Lady Elizabeth (1648?–1717), memoirist and Jacobite agent, was the only child of James Livingston, first earl of Newburgh (1621/2–1670), nobleman, and his first...

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Dicconson, William

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Biographical Studies; Social and Cultural History. 1254 words.

Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer, eldest son of Hugh Dicconson (c.1621–1691) of Wrightington Hall near Wigan, and his wife, Agnes (d. 1719), third daughter...

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Gower, (Edward) Frederick Leveson-

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 723 words.

Gower, (Edward) Frederick Leveson- (1819–1907), politician and autobiographer, the third son of Granville Leveson-Gower, first Earl Granville (1773–1846), diplomat, and his wife, Lady...

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Gower, Sir George Granville Leveson-

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; Politics; Biographical Studies. 696 words.

Gower, Sir George Granville Leveson- (1858–1951), autobiographer, politician, and private secretary, was born in London on 19 May 1858, the only child of (Edward) Frederick Leveson-Gower...

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Griffiths [née Rutley], Winifred

Carol Jenkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 924 words.

Griffiths [née Rutley], Winifred (1895–1982), politician's wife and autobiographer, was born at High Street, Overton, near Basingstoke, Hampshire, on 21 May 1895, the second of four...

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Hardy, Francis

David Lammey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 932 words.

Hardy, Francis (1751–1812), politician and biographer, the son of Harry Hardy, was born in Dublin. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 8 July 1766 and graduated BA in 1771. He attended...

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Haydon, Frederick Wordsworth

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Biographical Studies; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 4 words.

See Haydon, Benjamin Robert

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Jenkins, Roy Harris, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead

Anthony Howard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; UK Politics; Biographical Studies. 15620 words.

Jenkins, Roy Harris, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead (1920–2003), politician and author, was born at Greenlands, Snatchwood Road, Abersychan, Monmouthshire, on 11 November 1920, the only child of...

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