John Chamberlain

(1553—1628) letter writer

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Ashley-Cooper, Anthony (1869 - 1961), HM Lieut Co. Dorset, 1916–52; Chm. Dorset County Council, 1924–46; late Development Commissioner under the Development Fund Act 1910 (Chairman of the Commission, 1946–48); Younger Brother of Trinity House; Vice-Pres. Royal Choral Soc.; Provincial Grand Master of Dorset, 1902–52; Pres., Shaftesbury Society; late President of the English Church Union, and Member National Church Assembly; late Chairman National Advisory Council to the Ministry of Labour for Juvenile Employment in England and Wales; Bailiff of Egle and Bailiff Grand Cross in the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Brig.-General Commanding 1st South-West Mounted Brigade, 1913–16; served European War, 1914–18; retired with hon. rank of Brig.-Gen.; late Hon. Col North Irish Horse; Lord Chamberlain to the Queen, 1910–22; Commissioner of Congested Districts Board for Ireland, 1902–14; Chancellor of Queen’s Univ. of Belfast till 1923; HM Lieutenant for Co. of Antrim, 1911–16; Grand Officer Legion of Honour

CHAMBERLAIN, Father George Ford (born 1940), Parish Priest, St John the Evangelist, Easingwold, York, since 2008

CHAMBERLAIN, Fernley John (1879 - 1958)

Chamberlain, John (1553–1627)

Chamberlain, John (1553-1628), letter writer

Chamberlain, John (16 Apr. 1927)

Chamberlain, John (16 Apr. 1927)

Chamberlain, John (1903 - 1995), Print Journalists, Literary Critics

Chamberlain, John (1927–2011)

Chamberlain, John (1927–2011)

Chamberlain, John A.

Chamberlain, John A. (16 April 1927)

CHAMBERLAIN, John (born 1927), Sculptor, painter

Chamberlain, John Henry (1831-1883), architect

CHAMBERLAIN, Kevin John (born 1942), barrister; Deputy Legal Adviser, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1990–99

Colville, Charles John (1818 - 1903), PC, Lord Chamberlain to HM Queen Alexandra

DUNSTAFFNAGE, of Angus John Campbell of Dunstaffnage (1888 - 1958), 20th hereditary Captain; Chief of Clan Aonghas an Duine; Hereditary Keeper of Royal Forest of Dalness; Steward of Upper Lochow; Knight of the Order of Malta; Member Royal Bodyguard of Scotland; Privy Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape to the Pope; Vice-Lieutenant of the County of Argyll; JP and Hon. Sheriff-Substitute, Argyll

GINGELL, John (1925 - 2009), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords, and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, 1985–92

John Chamberlain (b. 1927)

John Henry Chamberlain (1831—1883) architect

JOHNSTON, John (Frederick Dame) (1922 - 2006), Comptroller, Lord Chamberlain’s Office, 1981–87 (Assistant Comptroller, 1964–81)

KENYON, John George (1843 - 1914), JP Co. Norfolk; a Knight of St Gregory (Military Division, 1st Class); and a Private Chamberlain to His Holiness Pius X

MACRAE of Feoirlinn, Colin William (1869 - 1952), Vice-Lieutenant of the County of Bute; JP; Lieutenant of Queen’s Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard; KJStJ; Order of Mercy; Chamberlain to the Pope; Order of the Holy Sepulchre; Hon. Colonel 51st A- TR; Hon. Secretary for Scotland, Order of St John of Jerusalem

MONEYPENNY, Frederick (William) (1859 - 1932), Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem, 1921; JP; late City Chamberlain and Private Secretary to Lord Mayor of Belfast

OSGOOD, (Frederic) Stanley (1872 - 1952), late Secretary Lord Chamberlain’s Office; a Serjeant-at-Arms to HM, 1929–39; Officer, Order of St John of Jerusalem

TITMAN, John (Edward Powis) (1926 - 2003), JP; DL; Secretary of the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, 1978–91; Serjeant-at-Arms to the Queen, 1982–91


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(1553–1627), scholar and letter-writer. After fire destroyed Shakespeare's Globe in June 1613, the theatre was rebuilt. A letter which Chamberlain, a Londoner, sent to Alice Carleton establishes that the ‘new’ Globe, the ‘fairest’ playhouse ‘that ever was in England’, had opened its doors by 30 June 1614.

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare studies and criticism.

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