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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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Attaway, William

Christina Accomando.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 851 words.

William Attaway was born 19 November 1911, in Greenville, Mississippi, to Florence Parry Attaway, a teacher, and William Alexander Attaway,

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Evans, William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 117 words.

Born s of William Hill Evans, MD, Bradford, Yorks; m Matilda, (d 1922) 2nd d of William Turner of Putney and Crawley; one ...

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Hamling, William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 102 words.

Born 10 Aug. 1912; s of William and Charlotte Hamling, Liverpool; m 1940, Olive Victoria, d of William and Henrietta Sophia Fraser, Liverpool; two d...

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Richards, William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 54 words.

CBE 1920

Born 1863; s of William Richards; m 1898, Marion Montgomerie, d of William Lang, Glengorm, Isle of Mull; died 1 Dec. 1939

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Short, William

George Green Shackelford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1072 words.

Short, William (30 September 1759–05 December 1849), diplomat, was born in Surry County, Virginia, the son of William Short IV, a planter, and Elizabeth Skipwith, the daughter of Sir...

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Smith, 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. 29 words.

William Smith studied under W. Pether. He exhibited his work in London in 1774 and 1802.

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Trevillian, 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. 18 words.

William Trevillian’s name appears on a portrait of Cromwell dated 1650.

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Bewick, 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. 26 words.

William Bewick was Thomas Bewick’s brother and ran his workshop after his death.

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Hassel, 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 Hassel engraved some plates after Bompfylde for C. Anstey’s Epistola Familiaris (1776).

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Henshaw, 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. 26 words.

A pupil of Batolozzi, William Henshaw exhibited some portraits at the Royal Academy in London.

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