Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items for:

Social Sciences x Political Institutions x British History x clear all

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide

Christopher Durston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 841 words.

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide, was probably the son of Michael Barkstead, a London goldsmith, and his wife, Anne,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Beaufort, John, marquess of Dorset and marquess of Somerset (c. 1371–1410), soldier and administrator

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1450 words.

Beaufort, John, marquess of Dorset and marquess of Somerset (c. 1371–1410), soldier and administrator, was the first offspring of the liaison between John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Leighton, Sir Elisha [Ellis] (d. 1685), royalist courtier and government official

D. W. Hayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics; British History; Social and Cultural History. 1656 words.

Leighton, Sir Elisha [Ellis] (d. 1685), royalist courtier and government official, was the third son of the Scottish physician and presbyterian divine Alexander Leighton (c. 1570–1649), and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Phelps, John (b. 1618/19), government official and regicide

C. H. Firth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics; British History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 898 words.

Phelps, John (b. 1618/19), government official and regicide, was the second son of Robert Phelps (d. 1622), gentleman, of Salisbury, and his wife, Sarah. He matriculated from Corpus Christi...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Plantagenet, Arthur, Viscount Lisle (b. before 1472, d. 1542), soldier, diplomat, and administrator

David Grummitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Institutions; Public Administration; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2566 words.

Plantagenet, Arthur, Viscount Lisle (b. before 1472, d. 1542), soldier, diplomat, and administrator, was the illegitimate son of Edward IV (1442–1483).

The identity of Arthur's...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Scheener, Edward Schencker (1789–1853), civil servant and half-brother of Queen Victoria

R. A. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); UK Politics; Political Institutions. 718 words.

Scheener, Edward Schencker (1789–1853), civil servant and half-brother of Queen Victoria, was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on 24 November 1789, the natural son of Edward, duke of Kent, and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Sheridan, Thomas (1646–1712), government official and Jacobite pamphleteer

John Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 925 words.

Sheridan, Thomas (1646–1712), government official and Jacobite pamphleteer, was born at St John's, near Trim, co. Meath, the fourth son of Denis Sheridan, Church of Ireland clergyman, and...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews

Trevor Chalmers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Scottish History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; UK Politics. 997 words.

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the illegitimate son of James IV, king of Scots (1473–1513), and Marion Boyd. His mother, with...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Strode [Stroud], Sir George (1583–1663), royalist administrator

G. G. M-G. Cullum.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 884 words.

Strode [Stroud], Sir George (1583–1663), royalist administrator, was the second son of William Strode, landowner, of Shepton Mallet, Somerset, and Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Geoffrey...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Walcot, Humphrey (1586–1650)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 4 words.

See Walcot, Sir Thomas

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page