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Male forename.

St William of Norwich

Said to have been murdered in 1144, supposedly by Jews for ritual purposes; his anti-Semitic cult, resembling that of Little St Hugh,...

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William

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 81 words.

male forename.

St William of Norwich said to have been murdered in 1144, supposedly by Jews for ritual purposes;

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William

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 142 words.

The grubby-kneed, 11-year-old schoolboy William Brown is the hero of an engaging series of 38 books by Richmal Crompton (

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William

Overview page.

Male forename.

St William of Norwich

Said to have been murdered in 1144, supposedly by Jews for ritual purposes; his anti-Semitic cult, resembling that of Little St Hugh,...

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Stannar, William

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 13 words.

English composer, possibly identifiable with william Stonard.

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Pashe, William

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 15 words.

English composer, possibly identifiable with Pasche, william .

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Port William

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

‘William's port’. The village was founded in 1770 by Sir William Maxwell of Monreith.

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West, William

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 17 words.

William West worked in London from 1830 to 1840.

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Thompson, William

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 20 words.

William Thompson was active in London from 1770 to 1784.

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Kelley, William

Valerie A. Gray.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1181 words.

novelist and educator, was born William Melvin Kelley Jr. in New York City, the son of William Melvin Kelley Sr.,

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Chambers, William

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 28 words.

Perhaps the same person as Robert William Chambers, William Chambers exhibited in London at the Royal Academy in 1892 and

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