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Cave [married name Altof], Bertha (1881–1951), campaigner

Judith Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online November 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Textiles and Embroidery; Property Law; Property Crime. 1184 words.

Cave [married name Altof], Bertha (1881–1951), campaigner for opening the legal profession to women, was born at Park Lodge, Sundridge, Kent, on 14 November 1881, the daughter and elder of...

Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer

Wendy Hefford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Textiles and Embroidery; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Social and Cultural History. 1695 words.

Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer, is first recorded in 1606. His name does not appear in registers of admissions to Oxford, Cambridge, or the inns of...

Noon, Gulam Kaderbhoy, Baron Noon (1936–2015), entrepreneur and philanthropist

Martin Adeney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Textiles and Embroidery; Business and Management. 1852 words.

Noon, Gulam Kaderbhoy, Baron Noon (1936–2015), entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born in Bombay, India, on 24 January 1936, the third child of Kadherbhoy Ebrahimjee (d. c. 1...

Smith, David (d. 1587), embroiderer and benefactor

Ian W. Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Textiles and Embroidery; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 875 words.

Smith, David (d. 1587), embroiderer and benefactor, is of unknown origins. Having been presumably apprenticed in the Broderers' Company of London, of which he became a prominent member, he...