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Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; UK Politics. 1396 words.

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour, was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Ashley of Damerham in Hampshire, a cadet of the...

Calvert, George, first Baron Baltimore (1579/80–1632), courtier and colonist in America

John D. Krugler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Social and Cultural History. 2388 words.

Calvert, George, first Baron Baltimore (1579/80–1632), courtier and colonist in America, was born in Kiplin in Catterick parish, Yorkshire, the son of Leonard Calvert (b. c.1550) and Alica...

Curzon, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859–1925), politician, traveller, and viceroy of India

David Gilmour.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 10852 words.

Curzon, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859–1925), politician, traveller, and viceroy of India, was born on 11 January 1859 at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, the second of the...

Dilke, Ashton Wentworth (1850–1883), traveller and politician

Norman MacColl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 955 words.

Dilke, Ashton Wentworth (1850–1883), traveller and politician, was born on 11 August 1850 in London, the younger son of Sir (Charles) Wentworth Dilke, first baronet (1810–1869), and Mary (dnull...

Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 743 words.

Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician, was born on 8 November 1882 in Glanyrafon, Betws Leucu, Cardiganshire, the eldest of the six surviving children of David...

Fenwick, George (c. 1603–1657), colonist in America, army officer, and politician

Walter W. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; World History. 945 words.

Fenwick, George (c. 1603–1657), colonist in America, army officer, and politician, was the son of George Fenwick of Brinkburn, Northumberland, a country squire, and his wife, Dorothy,...

Graham, Robert Bontine Cunninghame (1852–1936), traveller, author, and politician

Cedric Watts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 2629 words.

Graham, Robert Bontine Cunninghame (1852–1936), traveller, author, and politician, was born at 5 Cadogan Place, London, on 24 May 1852, the eldest of the three sons of William Cunninghame...

Guinness, Walter Edward, first Baron Moyne (1880–1944), politician and traveller

Moyne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1590 words.

Guinness, Walter Edward, first Baron Moyne (1880–1944), politician and traveller, was born in Dublin on 29 March 1880 in the house, 80 St Stephen's Green, which was afterwards presented to...

Heap, John Arnfield (1932–2006), polar researcher and civil servant

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; World History; Maps and Map-making; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 824 words.

Heap, John Arnfield (1932–2006), polar researcher and civil servant, was born at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, on 5 February 1932, the only child of David Heap, electrical engineer, and...

Lincoln, Ignatius Timotheus Trebitsch [formerly Ignácz Trebitsch; name in religion Chao Kung] (1879–1943), political adventurer

Bernard Wasserstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; UK Politics. 1058 words.

Lincoln, Ignatius Timotheus Trebitsch [formerly Ignácz Trebitsch; name in religion Chao Kung] (1879–1943), political adventurer, was born in Paks, Hungary, on 4 April 1879, the second son...

Lindsay, Sir Martin Alexander, of Dowhill, first baronet (1905–1981), explorer and politician

W. P. Grieve.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; European History; UK Politics; African History. 932 words.

Lindsay, Sir Martin Alexander, of Dowhill, first baronet (1905–1981), explorer and politician, was born in London on 22 August 1905, the only son and elder child of Lieutenant-Colonel...

Lynch, Henry Finnis Blosse (1862–1913), traveller and politician

Christopher N. B. Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1585 words.

Lynch, Henry Finnis Blosse (1862–1913), traveller and politician, was born in London on 18 April 1862, the son of Thomas Kerr Lynch (1818–1891), traveller and businessman, and his wife,...

Napier, Sir Nathaniel, second baronet (1636/7–1709), traveller and politician

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 859 words.

Napier, Sir Nathaniel, second baronet (1636/7–1709), traveller and politician, was the first son of Sir Gerard Napier, first baronet (bap. 1606, d. 1673), of More Crichel, Dorset, and his...

Percy, Henry Algernon George, Earl Percy (1871–1909), politician and traveller

Marc Brodie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 842 words.

Percy, Henry Algernon George, Earl Percy (1871–1909), politician and traveller, was born at 25 Grosvenor Square, London, on 21 January 1871, the eldest of the six sons of Henry George...

Rich, Sir Nathaniel (c. 1585–1636), colonial investor and politician

Robin J. W. Swales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; World History. 3568 words.

Rich, Sir Nathaniel (c. 1585–1636), colonial investor and politician, was probably born at Leighs in Essex, a son of Richard Rich (d. 1598), landowner, and Jane Machell or Mitchell,...

Shackleton, Edward Arthur Alexander, Baron Shackleton (1911–1994), explorer and politician

Andrew Roth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; UK Politics. 1402 words.

Shackleton, Edward Arthur Alexander, Baron Shackleton (1911–1994), explorer and politician, was born on 15 July 1911, the younger son and youngest of three children of Sir Ernest Henry...

Sykes, Sir Mark, sixth baronet (1879–1919), traveller and politician

Lawrence James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 2475 words.

Sykes, Sir Mark, sixth baronet (1879–1919), traveller and politician, was born on 17 March 1879 in London, the only son of Sir Tatton Sykes, fifth baronet (1826–1913) [see under Sykes, Sir...

Temple, Henry, second Viscount Palmerston (1739–1802), politician and traveller

E. A. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1852 words.

Temple, Henry, second Viscount Palmerston (1739–1802), politician and traveller, was born on 4 December 1739, the only son of Henry Temple (c.1704–1740), joint chief remembrancer of the...

Tennent, Sir James Emerson, first baronet (1804–1869), traveller and politician

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday. 886 words.

Tennent, Sir James Emerson, first baronet (1804–1869), traveller and politician, third son of William Emerson (d. 1821), merchant, of Belfast, and Sarah, youngest daughter of William...

Tooley, Henry (d. 1551), merchant adventurer and burgess

F. Ashburner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1325 words.

Tooley, Henry (d. 1551), merchant adventurer and burgess, about whose early life little is known, is first heard of as a merchant in 1515, but it is likely that he was born in the 1470s,...