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Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 134 words.

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...

Bancroft, Edward

Gordon E. Kershaw.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 1543 words.

Bancroft, Edward (09 January 1744–08 September 1821), physician, scientist, and spy, was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, the son of Edward Bancroft and Mary Ely, farmers. The elder...

Belk, John Thomas

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 63 words.

Born 9 Nov. 1837; e s of late Thomas Belk of Hartlepool; m 1876, Jane, d of late Edward Williams of Middlesbrough, Yorks; died 9 May 1901...

Bryce

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 34 words.

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...

Carter, Godfrey James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 111 words.

CBE 1984

Born 1 June 1919; s of Captain James Shuckburgh Carter, Grenadier Guards (killed in action, 1918), and Diana Violet Gladys Carter (...

Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer, (Jennie Spencer)

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 116 words.

CI 1885; RRC 1902

Born 1854; d of late Leonard Jerome, New York; m 1st, 1874, Rt. Hon. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, 3rd s...

Clayden, Rt. Hon. Sir (Henry) John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 133 words.

PC 1963; Kt 1958

Born 26 April 1904; s of Harold William and Florence Hilda Clayden; m 1948, Gwendoline Edith Lawrance; died 11 July 1986...

Cohen, Mrs Nathaniel Louis, (Julia Matilda)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 65 words.

Born 6 Sept. 1853; d of Prof. Jacob Waley, MA, Conveyancing Council to the Court of Chancery; m 1873, Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC (d...

Davidson, George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 50 words.

CBE 1927

died 18 Aug. 1928

Denys de la Ronde, Louis

Jay Cassel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Land Forces and Warfare; World History; Maps and Map-making; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1434 words.

Denys de la Ronde, Louis (02 August 1675–25 March 1741), French military officer, explorer, and spy, was born in Quebec City, Canada, the son of Pierre Denys de la Ronde, a landowner and...

Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Physics. 963 words.

Fuchs, Klaus Emil Julius (29 December 1911–28 January 1988), physicist and spy, was born in Russelheim, near Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Emil Fuchs, a Lutheran minister, and Else Wagner....

Galletti di Cadilhac, Countess

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 70 words.

Born 1846; d of 1st Baron Monkswell; m 1873, Count Arturo Galletti di Cadilhac (d 1912), Colonel in the Reserve, and Deputy in Italian Parliament; two s one ...

Gore-Booth, Eva Selina

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 62 words.

Born 2nd d of Sir Henry William Gore-Booth, 5th Bt of Lissadell, Sligo; died 30 June 1926

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Green, Thomas (1679/80–1705), seaman and pirate

Samuel Pyeatt Menefee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1529 words.

Green, Thomas (1679/80–1705), seaman and pirate, of unknown parentage, was brother to John Green, a London attorney. In 1701, when his age was said to be twenty-one, Captain Green,...

Halsey, John (1663?–1709?), privateer turned pirate

James William Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 866 words.

Halsey, John (1663?–1709?), privateer turned pirate, came from Boston, Massachusetts. Nothing is known about his parents or his early life. As commander of the brigantine Charles he...

Hastings

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 41 words.

Born 1842; 3rd d of 2nd Marquess of Anglesey; m 1st, 1864, 4th and last Marquess of Hastings (d 1868); 2nd, 1870, Sir George Chetwynd, 4th Bt; one ...

Hyde, Sir Clarendon (Golding)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 269 words.

Kt 1910

Born 5 Feb. 1858; s of Henry Barry Hyde, FSS, and Mary Anne, d of Golding Bird, Londonderry; m 1886, Laura Adrie (...

Jephson, Harriet Julia, (Lady Jephson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 103 words.

Born d of Archibald Campbell, of Thornhill, Quebec; m Capt. Sir Alfred Jephson, RN (d 1900); no c; died 26 Nov. 1930

a Lady of Grace of the Order of St...

Kay, Katharine Cameron

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 153 words.

RE 1964 (ARE 1920); RSW; FRSA 1950

Born Glasgow; d of Rev. Robert and Margaret Cameron; m 1928, Arthur Kay, HRSA (d 1939...

Kettle, Marguerite Henrietta

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 136 words.

MRCS Eng., LRCP Lond.

Born 1887; d of late Leopold Pam, London and Philippine Furth; m 1918, Prof. Edgar Hartley Kettle, MD, FRCP, FRS (...