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Amory, Cleveland

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1300 words.

Amory, Cleveland (02 September 1917–14 October 1998), writer and animal rights advocate, was born in Nahant, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Amory, a textile manufacturer, and his wife,...

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Amos, Henry Brown

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1040 words.

Amos, Henry Brown (1869–1946), campaigner against field sports, is a figure about whose early years nothing is known. Of Scottish descent, he gave up a career as a government official to...

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Badham, Molly Winifred

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 861 words.

Badham, Molly Winifred (1914–2007), zoo proprietor and conservationist, was born on 12 May 1914 at 3 Waterside, Evesham, Worcestershire, the daughter of Arthur James Badham (1889–1965),...

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Beckford, Peter

Adrian N. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 843 words.

Beckford, Peter (1739/40–1811), dog breeder and writer on hunting, was the son of Julines Beckford (1717?–1764) of Steepleton Iwerne, Dorset, and Elizabeth, daughter of Solomon Ashley or...

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Bell, Ernest

Virginia Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Publishing. 765 words.

Bell, Ernest (1851–1933), publisher and animal welfare campaigner, was born on 8 March 1851 at West Croft, England's Lane, Hampstead, Middlesex, the second son of the publisher George Bell...

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Bentinck, Winifred Anna Cavendish- [née Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke], duchess of Portland

Nicholas Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 803 words.

Bentinck, Winifred Anna Cavendish- [née Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke], duchess of Portland (1863–1954), bird protectionist and philanthropist, was born at Murthly Castle, Perthshire, on 7...

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Bergh, Henry

Elizabeth Pleck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1044 words.

Bergh, Henry (29 August 1811?–12 March 1888), animal welfare reformer, was born in New York City, the son of Christian Bergh, a shipbuilder and real estate investor, and Elizabeth Ivers. He...

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Broome, Arthur MacLoughlin [Arthur Eugenius]

Molly Baer Kramer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 842 words.

Broome, Arthur MacLoughlin [Arthur Eugenius] (1779–1837), animal welfare campaigner, was born on 18 February 1779 and baptized in Sidbury, Devon, on 28 August 1785. He was apparently the...

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Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey]

Peter Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literature; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1942 words.

Brophy, Brigid Antonia [married name Brigid Antonia Levey, Lady Levey] (1929–1995), writer and campaigner, was born at 79 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, on 12 June 1929, the second child of...

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Caras, Roger

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Film; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1308 words.

Caras, Roger (24 May 1928–18 February 2001), animal rights activist, Hollywood executive, and naturalist, was born in Methuen, a rural Massachusetts town around thirty miles north of...

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