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Aldrin, Dr Buzz

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 412 words.

Born Montclair, NJ, USA, 20 Jan. 1930; s of late Col Edwin E. Aldrin, USAF retd, Brielle, NJ, and Marion Aldrin (née Moon); named Edwin Eugene, changed legally to Buzz, ...

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Arbuthnott

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance. 300 words.

KT 1996; CBE 1986; DSC 1945; FRSE 1984

Born 26 Oct. 1924; e s of 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott, CB, CBE, DSO, MC, and Ursula Collingwood (...

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Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; UK Politics. 1396 words.

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour, was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Ashley of Damerham in Hampshire, a cadet of the...

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Attucks, Crispus

Harry M. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; World History; Travel and Holiday. 848 words.

Attucks, Crispus (1723–05 March 1770), probably a sailor, was the first to be killed in the Boston Massacre of 5 March 1770. Generally regarded to have been of mixed ancestry (African,...

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Barclay, Sir Colville Herbert Sanford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Architecture; Art. 169 words.

14th Bt cr 1668

Born 7 May 1913; s of late Rt Hon. Sir Colville Adrian de Rune Barclay, 3rd s of 11th Bt, and Sarita Enriqueta, d of late Herbert Ward; ...

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Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton]

Athol Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1319 words.

Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator, known to the English as the pirate Hob a Barton, was one of three sons of John Barton, sea captain in Leith,...

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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian

Liora Lukitz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5069 words.

Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of...

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Bell, John

Robert Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 576 words.

Bell, John (1691–1780), diplomatist and traveller, the son of Patrick Bell of Antermony, Stirlingshire, and Anabel Stirling of Craigbarnet, was born on his father's estate at Antermony. No...

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Bendall, Vivian Walter Hough

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 161 words.

Born 14 Dec. 1938; s of late Cecil Aubrey Bendall and Olive Alvina Bendall (née Hough); m 1969, Ann Rosalind Jarvis (marr. diss. 1992)

chartered surveyor and valuer...

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Blashford-Snell, Col John Nicholas

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 423 words.

OBE 1996 (MBE 1969)

Born 22 Oct. 1936; s of late Rev. Prebendary Leland John Blashford Snell and Gwendolen Ives Sadler; m 1960, Judith Frances (née Sherman); two ...

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