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Bresci, Gaetano

Rudolph J. Vecoli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1376 words.

Bresci, Gaetano (11 November 1869–22 May 1901), silk weaver and regicide, was born in Coiano, Italy, the son of Gaspero Bresci, a peasant/artisan, and Maddalena Godi. At age eleven Bresci...

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Churchyard, Thomas

Denis Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1629 words.

Churchyard, Thomas (1798–1865), landscape painter and lawyer, was born on 22 January 1798 at the family home, a butcher's shop, opposite the Horse and Groom in the village of Melton,...

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Fielding, Felix Ferdinand Frederick Raffael

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 5 words.

See Fielding, Newton Smith Limbird

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Gardelle, Théodore

L. H. Cust.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 818 words.

Gardelle, Théodore (1722–1761), murderer and painter, was born in Geneva on 30 November 1722, the son of Elie or Giovino Gardelle of Ravenna. He came of a family of goldsmiths and jewellers...

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Ivie, John

Paul Slack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Metalwork. 834 words.

Ivie, John (c. 1580–1665), magistrate and goldsmith, was born in Wincanton, Somerset, one of at least four sons of Hugh Ivie. He moved to Salisbury before 1600, perhaps as apprentice to his...

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Langston, John Mercer

William Cheek and Aimee Lee Cheek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sculpture and Carving; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1915 words.

Langston, John Mercer (14 December 1829–15 November 1897), African-American political leader and intellectual, was born free in Louisa County, Virginia, the son of Ralph Quarles, a wealthy...

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Taverner, William

Andrew Wyld and Susan Sloman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1063 words.

Taverner, William (1700–1772), lawyer and landscape painter, was born on 25 November 1700 in London, and baptized the same day at St Martin Ludgate, the son of William Taverner (d. 1731),...

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Winston, Charles

G. Le G. Norgate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Art Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1075 words.

Winston, Charles (1814–1864), barrister and stained-glass historian, was born on 10 March 1814 at Lymington, Hampshire, the elder of the two sons of the Revd Benjamin Winston, rector of...

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