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Anson [née Yorke], Elizabeth, Lady Anson (1725–1760), political correspondent and political manager

E. H. Chalus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1013 words.

Anson [née Yorke], Elizabeth, Lady Anson (1725–1760), political correspondent and political manager, was born in August 1725, the sixth child and eldest daughter of Philip Yorke,...

Barker, Dame Sara Elizabeth (1904–1973), political agent

Serena Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 720 words.

Barker, Dame Sara Elizabeth (1904–1973), political agent, was born on 15 February 1904 in Siddall, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the daughter of George Barker, grocer, and his wife, Ethel Brier.

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Blain, Sir Herbert Edwin (1870–1942), safety campaigner and political agent

Mike Esbester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1100 words.

Blain, Sir Herbert Edwin (1870–1942), safety campaigner and political agent, was born at 341 Upper Parliament Street, Liverpool, on 14 May 1870, the son of Arbuthnot Harrisson Blain...

Bonham, Francis Robert (1785–1863), political party agent

Norman Gash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 570 words.

Bonham, Francis Robert (1785–1863), political party agent, was born in London on 6 September 1785, he and an older sister Susan being the only surviving children (two sons and a daughter...

Bruce, Robert (d. 1602), political agent and spy

Allan White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1588 words.

Bruce, Robert (d. 1602), political agent and spy, was 'the son of a poor gentleman and a merchant's daughter' (CSP Scot., 1597–1603, 609), and a brother of the laird of Bynnie. He acted for...

Coppock, James (1798–1857), election agent

Albert Nicholson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 438 words.

Coppock, James (1798–1857), election agent, was born at Stockport on 2 September 1798, the eldest son of William Coppock, a mercer of that town. He was educated at the school of the Revd Mr...

Dickinson, William (bap. 1756, d. 1822), antiquary and political manager

Adrian Henstock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1270 words.

Dickinson, William (bap. 1756, d. 1822), antiquary and political manager, was baptized William Dickinson Rastall at St Mary's, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, on 15 June 1756, the only...

Dicsone [Dickson], Alexander (bap. 1558, d. 1603/4), philosophical writer and political agent

Peter Beal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1682 words.

Dicsone [Dickson], Alexander (bap. 1558, d. 1603/4), philosophical writer and political agent, was baptized at Kirkton, Errol, Scotland, in December 1558, as the son of Alexander Dickson...

Frail, John (1804–1879), election agent

Mary S. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 643 words.

Frail, John (1804–1879), election agent, was born on 1 May 1804 at Shrewsbury. A hairdresser by trade, he advanced himself through his own talents for organization, hard work, and venality....

Frost, Gualter [Walter] (bap. 1598, d. 1652), political agent and government official

G. E. Aylmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 564 words.

Frost, Gualter [Walter] (bap. 1598, d. 1652), political agent and government official, came from a modest East Anglian background. He was baptized in Chevington, Suffolk, on 15 January...

Gould, Philip, Baron Gould of Brookwood (1950–2011), political strategist

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1386 words.

Gould, Philip, Baron Gould of Brookwood (1950–2011), political strategist, was born in Wallington, Sutton, Surrey, on 30 March 1950, the son of Wilfred Caleb Gould (1913–1992), a primary...

Gray, William (1751–1845), lawyer and political agent

Alexander Lock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1252 words.

Gray, William (1751–1845), lawyer and political agent, was born on 27 April 1751 at Hedon, near Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the only child of William Gray (1719–1793), linen...

Herle, William (d. 1588/9), political agent

David Lewis Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1071 words.

Herle, William (d. 1588/9), political agent, was the son of Thomas Herle of Montgomery and his wife. His father was a half-brother to Sir Richard Herbert (1468–1539). He had at least one...

Hope, James (1803–1882), lawyer and political agent

J. I. Brash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 993 words.

Hope, James (1803–1882), lawyer and political agent, was born on 28 May 1803, the third son of the Right Honourable Charles Hope of Granton (1763–1851), judge and lord president and lord...

Horn, Alexander [name in religion Maurus] (1762–1820), Benedictine monk and political agent

Mark Dilworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 821 words.

Horn, Alexander [name in religion Maurus] (1762–1820), Benedictine monk and political agent, was born in north-east Scotland on 28 June 1762, the son of Alexander Horn and Jeanette, his...

Horne, Donald (1787–1870), lawyer and political agent

J. I. Brash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 981 words.

Horne, Donald (1787–1870), lawyer and political agent, was born on 20 May 1787 at Stanstill in Caithness, the second son of John Horne (c.1753–1823), of Stirkoke. If, as is likely, he was...

Ingram [née Shepheard, Gibson], Frances, Viscountess Irwin (1734?–1807), landowner and political manager

E. H. Chalus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1303 words.

Ingram [née Shepheard, Gibson], Frances, Viscountess Irwin (1734?–1807), landowner and political manager, may have been born on 8 August 1734, the illegitimate daughter and heir of the...

Keck [née Hamilton], Lady Susanna [Susan] (bap. 1706, d. 1755), political manager

E. H. Chalus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 2051 words.

Keck [née Hamilton], Lady Susanna [Susan] (bap. 1706, d. 1755), political manager, was baptized on 26 September 1706 at Canongate, Edinburgh, the seventh and youngest child of James...

Kirk, Sir John (1832–1922), naturalist and political agent

Michael D. McMullen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 1118 words.

Kirk, Sir John (1832–1922), naturalist and political agent, was born on 19 December 1832 at Barry, Forfarshire, the second of the four children (three sons and one daughter) of John Kirk (dnull...

Lowther [née Thynne], Katherine, Viscountess Lonsdale (1653–1713), electoral patron

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Elections and Electoral Studies. 931 words.

Lowther [née Thynne], Katherine, Viscountess Lonsdale (1653–1713), electoral patron, was born on 21 September 1653 at Caus Castle, Shropshire, the daughter of Sir Henry Frederick Thynne,...