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Abraham the elder Rudhall (1657—1736) bell-founder

Agrippina the Elder (c. 14 bc — 33 ad)

(Alexander) Keith the elder Johnston (1804—1871) geographer and cartographer

Alexander the elder Gil (1565—1635) headmaster

Ambrose the elder Godfrey (1660—1741) chemist

Andrew the elder Duncan (1744—1828) physician

Anne Elder (1918—1976)

Antonio da Sangallo, the Elder (c. 1430—1534)

Arthur the elder Perigal (1784—1847) painter

Baldwin the elder Hamey (1568—1640) physician

Bartholomew the elder Burghersh (c. 1285—1355) magnate and administrator

Betty Elders

Bonaventura Peeters, the elder (d. 1614)

Cato the Elder (234—149 bc)

Charles Elder (1821—1851) history painter

Charles the elder Catton (1728—1798) painter

Claudius the elder Gilbert (c. 1632—1696) Church of Ireland clergyman

Cornelius Scipio Africanus (the elder), Publius

Daniel the elder Bellamy (c. 1687—1773) lawyer and writer

Dean the elder Wolstenholme (1757—1837) animal painter

Dream Of The Elders (Dave Holland album)

Durand of Mende, Guillaume, the Elder (1296)

Ebenezer the elder Henderson (1784—1858) missionary

Edward Elder (1812—1858) headmaster

Edward the Elder (d. 925)

Edward the Elder (c. 870—899)

Edward the elder Forster (1730—1812) merchant and antiquary

Egenolff the elder, Christian (1502—1555)




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A common hedgerow bush (Sambucus nigra; American elder is S. canadensis and grape elder is S. racemosa); the flowers are used to flavour cordials, syrups, fruit jellies, and elderflower wine. The fruit is used for making jelly and wine (elderberry wine). Stems and leaves contain alkaloids that cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea. See also sambuca.

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