William Hughes

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Oscar Wilde (1854—1900) writer


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William Hughes (1803—1861) writer on law and angling

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William Hughes (c. 1588—1663) translator and compiler of legal works

William Hughes (1856—1924) missionary and teacher

William Hughes (c. 1535—1600) bishop of St Asaph

(William) John Hughes Butterfield (1920—2000) medical researcher and university administrator

William Little Hughes (1822—1887) translator and civil servant

William Morris Hughes (1862—1952) prime minister of Australia


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An identity hypothesized by Thomas Tyrwhitt (1730–86) from line 7 of Sonnet 20: ‘A man in hue, all hues in his controlling.’ Oscar Wilde adopts the name for the beautiful ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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