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Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; UK Politics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1145 words.

Benson, William (bap. 1682, d. 1754), politician, architect, and literary critic, was baptized on 17 March 1682 at St Leonard's Church, Bromley by Bow, Middlesex; he was the eldest of...

Bruna, Dick

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 162 words.

Born 23 Aug. 1927; s of A. W. Bruna and J. C. C. Erdbrink; m 1953, Irene de Jongh; two s one d; died 16 Feb. 2017...

Cotes, Sara Jeannette, (Mrs Everard Cotes)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 170 words.

Born Brantford, Canada, 22 Dec. 1861; d of Charles Duncan, merchant; m 1890, Everard Cotes; died 22 July 1922

Dunwoody, Gwyneth (Patricia)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 123 words.

Born 12 Dec. 1930; d of late Morgan Phillips and Baroness Phillips; m 1954, Dr John Elliott Orr Dunwoody, CBE (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2006); two s one ...

Maclay, William

Kenneth R. Bowling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; US Politics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1300 words.

Maclay, William (20 July 1737–16 April 1804), surveyor, legislator, and diarist, was born in New Garden Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Maclay and Eleanor Query,...

Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist

Fiona MacCarthy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Political Theory; Art Forms; Literature; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 8082 words.

Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist, was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24 March 1834, eldest surviving son and fourth of the ten children of William...

Shea, Michael Sinclair MacAuslan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 274 words.

CVO 1987 (LVO 1985); DL; PhD

Born 10 May 1938; s of late James Michael Shea and Mary Dalrymple Davidson MacAuslan, North Berwick; m 1968, Mona Grec Stensen, Oslo; two...

Thornton, William

Daniel Preston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Architecture. 1764 words.

Thornton, William (20 May 1759–28 March 1828), architect, civil servant, and essayist, was born on the island of Tortola in the West Indies, the son of William Thornton, a planter, and...

Ward, Mrs Ann Sarita

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 144 words.

Born 4 Aug. 1923; d of Denis Godfrey and Marion Phyllis Godfrey; m Frank Ward (d 1991); two s; died 1 April 2014

non-executive Director, Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham...