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Brooke, William Henry (1772)

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. 111 words.

The nephew of Henry Brooke, the author of Fool of Quality, William Henry Brooke exhibited at the Royal Academy

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BROOKE, William - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 23 words.

British (?), 18th century, male.

Painter.

William Brooke exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1779 and 1783.

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BROOKE, F. William - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 32 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Painter. Landscapes.

F. William Brooke exhibited in London at the Suffolk Street Gallery and the New Water-Colour Society from 1886 to 1891.

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BROOKE, John William, Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 37 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 19th century, in England.

Painter.

John William Brooke trained under Sir Hubert V. Herkomer. He exhibited at the Salon des...

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Purdon, Maj.-Gen. Corran William Brooke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 319 words.

CBE 1970; MC 1945; CPM 1982

Born 4 May 1921; s of Maj.-Gen. William Brooke Purdon, DSO, OBE, MC, KHS, and...

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Boothby, Sir Seymour William Brooke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 90 words.

14th Bt cr 1660

Born 6 Feb. 1866; s of Sir Brooke William Robert Boothby, 10th Bt, and Martha Serena, d of Rev. Charles Boothby, Vicar of Sutterton, Lincs; ...

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BROOKE, William Henry (1772 - 1860), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 121 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1772, in Dublin; died 1860, in Chichester.

Painter, illustrator.

The nephew of Henry Brooke, the author of Fool of...

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Brooke, Henry William (1771/2–1842), civil servant

Stephen Conway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions. 527 words.

Brooke, Henry William (1771/2–1842), civil servant, attended none of the leading schools, nor did he go to university, and his origins and much of his career are shrouded in mystery. For...

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Brooke, William Henry (1772–1860), portrait painter and illustrator

Ernest Radford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 576 words.

Brooke, William Henry (1772–1860), portrait painter and illustrator, born possibly in London, was the son of Henry Brooke (1738–1806), a Dublin painter who moved to London in 1761, and his...

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Brooke, William, tenth Baron Cobham (1527–1597), nobleman and diplomat

Julian Lock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 2934 words.

Brooke, William, tenth Baron Cobham (1527–1597), nobleman and diplomat, was born on 1 November 1527, the eldest of seven surviving sons (there were also four daughters) of George Brooke,...

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Brooke, Sir William O'Shaughnessy (1808–1889), doctor and promoter of telegraphy in India

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; Medicine and Health. 800 words.

Brooke, Sir William O'Shaughnessy (1808–1889), doctor and promoter of telegraphy in India, was born William O'Shaughnessy at Limerick in October 1808, the son of Daniel S. O'Shaughnessy of...

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Joyce, William Brooke [known as Lord Haw-Haw] (1906–1946), fascist and propaganda broadcaster

Siân Nicholas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Radio; Politics; Political Theory; Political History. 1315 words.

Joyce, William Brooke [known as Lord Haw-Haw] (1906–1946), fascist and propaganda broadcaster, was born on 24 April 1906 at 1377 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA, the first of three...

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Brooke, Sir William Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 59 words.

KCIE 1895 (CIE 1894)

Born 12 March 1842; s of Thomas Britannicus Brooke, EICS; m 1870, Evelyn, d of John Simons; died 8 July 1924...

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William Brooke Cobham, 7th Lord

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(d. 1597),

Lord Chamberlain (August 1596–March 1597), a descendant of Sir John Oldcastle, Lollard martyr, and model for Shakespeare's Falstaff. The Brooke family's Puritanical...

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Brooke, Edward William (26 Oct. 1919)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 261 words.

(b. Washington, DC, 26 Oct. 1919)

US; US Senator 1967–79 Educated at Howard and Boston Universities, Brooke practised

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Purdon, Maj.-Gen. William Brooke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 136 words.

DSO 1917; OBE 1922, MC; DPH, QUB; MB; BCh; BAO, RUI

Born s of late Richard Purdon, Belfast; m Dorothy Myrtle, d of William Coates, Belfast; one ...

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