Richard Brothers

(1757—1824) self-styled prophet

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Brothers, Richard (1757–1824)

To my Dear Brother, Colonel Richard Lovelace

Brothers, Richard (1757-1824), self-styled prophet

Finleyson [formerly Finlayson], John (1770-1854), disciple of Richard Brothers

On the Death of my dear Brother Mr. Richard Flatman

SENNETT, Richard (1862 - 1947), senior partner Sennett Brothers, Southwark; Knight St John of Jerusalem

MARTIN-BIRD, Richard Dawnay (1910 - 1992), DL; President, Yates Brothers Wine Lodges PLC, Manchester

WOOLLEY, Richard (1916 - 1986), Consultant, Benn Brothers Ltd, 1981–84 (Director, 1956, Deputy Chairman, 1972–76, Chairman, 1976–81)

WORSLEY, Richard (Edward) (1923 - 2013), Chairman: Western Provident Assoc., 1989–96; Electro-Optical Division, Pilkington Brothers, 1984–86 (Chief Executive, 1982–86); Barr and Stroud, 1982–86; Pilkington PE, 1982–86

NORMAN, Mark Richard (1910 - 1994), Managing Director of Lazard Brothers & Co. Ltd, 1960–75; Chairman, Gallaher Ltd, 1963–75; Director of other public companies, 1947–75; Deputy Chairman, National Trust, 1977–80 (Chairman, Finance Committee, 1969–80)

TANGYE, Richard (1833 - 1906), JP; head of the engineering firm of Tangyes, Birmingham, London, Johannesburg, Sydney, etc.; Founder (with his brother, Mr George Tangye) of the Birmingham Art Gallery and Municipal School of Art

BULKELEY, Richard Henry Williams- (1862 - 1942), Hon. Commodore, RNR; Lord-Lieutenant Anglesea since 1896; late Lieut commanding Royal Naval Artillery Vols, Liverpool Brigade; late Colonel commanding Royal Anglesea RE Militia; now Lieut-Col in Army; late Commander Mersey Div. RNVR; Hon. Commodore RNR and late Chairman Admiralty Volunteer Committee; appointed to command Royal Naval Depot at Crystal Palace, 1914; Younger Brother, Trinity House; Commodore RNR; First Officer RNR appointed to this rank; Chairman Quarter Sessions, 1889; retired, 1929

Band of Brothers. Produced by Tom Hanks and Stephen Spielberg; directed by Phil Alden Robinson (part 1, Currahee), Richard Loncraine (part 2, Day of Days), Mikael Salomon (part 3, Carentan, and part 10, Points), David Nutter (part 4, Replacements), Tom Hanks (part 5, Crossroads), David Leland (part 6, Bastogne), David Frankel (part 7, The Breaking Point, and part 9, Why We Fight), and Tony To (part 8, The Patrol); screenplay by Erik Jendresen and Tom Hanks (part 1), John Orloff (part 2), E. Max Frye (part 3), Graham Yost and Bruce C. McKenna (part 4), Erik Jendresen (part 5), Bruce C. McKenna (part 6), Graham Yost (part 7), Erik Bork and Bruce C. McKenna (part 8), John Orloff (part 9), and Erik Jendresen and Erik Bork (part 10). 2001, color; 500 minutes. Distributed by Home Box Office (HBO)


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(1757–1824), naval lieutenant, enthusiast, and a central figure in the London millenarian circles of the 1790s. Known as ‘the Great Prophet of Paddington Street’, he established his reputation in 1794 with the publication of a work entitled A Revealed Knowledge of the Prophecies and Times, Part One, soon followed by Part Two. Brothers was neither a charismatic leader nor the founder of a new sect or cult, but he did encourage his readers to express in writing their own beliefs and dreams. The pamphlets written by his followers and their critics make up a significant body of popular millenarian literature.


From An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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