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African Charter on Human and People's Rights

Overview page. Subjects: International Law — World History.

A charter adopted by the Organization of African Unity (now the African Union) in 1981 and ratified by 35 of its members. The Charter reaffirms the duty of African states to eliminate...

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Agnew of Lochnaw, Sir Crispin Hamlyn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 295 words.

11th Bt cr 1629

Born 13 May 1944; s of (Sir) Fulque Melville Gerald Noel Agnew of Lochnaw, 10th Bt and Swanzie, d of late Major Esmé Nourse Erskine, CMG, MC; ...

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Agnew, Sir George (Anthony)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 118 words.

7th Bt cr 1895, of Great Stanhope Street, London

Born Rougham, 18 Aug. 1953; yr s of Major Sir (George) Keith Agnew, 5th Bt, TD and Anne Merete Louise Schaffalitzky...

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Alden, John

Mark A. Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 916 words.

Alden, John (1599?–12 September 1687), farmer and magistrate, was one of the original settlers of Plymouth Colony, arriving in New England on the Mayflower in 1620. No definite information...

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Avery, Henry [known as Captain John Avery] (bap. 1659, d. 1696?), pirate

David Cordingly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 428 words.

Avery, Henry [known as Captain John Avery] (bap. 1659, d. 1696?), pirate, the son of John and Anne Evarie, was baptized on 23 August 1659 at Newton Ferrers, near Plymouth. He joined the...

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Barry, Lording (bap. 1580, d. 1629), playwright and pirate

David Kathman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 932 words.

Barry, Lording (bap. 1580, d. 1629), playwright and pirate, was baptized on 17 April 1580 in St Laurence Pountney, St Laurence Pountney Lane, London, the fifth of eleven children of...

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Bedloe, William (1650–1680), informer and adventurer

Alan Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; World History; Travel and Holiday. 2041 words.

Bedloe, William (1650–1680), informer and adventurer, was the second son of Isaac Bedloe (d. 1656). William Bedloe was born in Chepstow on 20 May 1650 and spent his early life both there...

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Blennerhasset, Harman (1764/5–1831), lawyer and settler in America

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 468 words.

Blennerhasset, Harman (1764/5–1831), lawyer and settler in America, born in Hampshire on 8 October 1764 or 1765, was the youngest of the three sons of Conway Blennerhasset of Conway Castle,...

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Blood, Thomas (1617/18–1680), adventurer and spy

Alan Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5588 words.

Blood, Thomas (1617/18–1680), adventurer and spy, was born at Sarney, co. Meath. His early life is obscure, but it was later claimed that his father (who was possibly Neptune Blood) was a...

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Bond, William (d. 1576)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Travel and Holiday. 3 words.

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