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Selby, Charles [real name George Henry Wilson] (c. 1802–1863), actor and playwright

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 586 words.

Selby, Charles [real name George Henry Wilson] (c. 1802–1863), actor and playwright, was in 1832, as Charles Selby, a member of the company at the Strand Theatre, and two years later...

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To Charles Selby, 20 July 1841

Charles Dickens.

Edited by Madeline House and Graham Storey.

in The British Academy/The Pilgrim Edition of the Letters of Charles Dickens, Vol. 2: 1840–1841

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Selby, Lt-Col Charles Westrope

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 94 words.

CBE 1924; DSO 1917; MC

Born 1883; yr s of C. E. M. Selby; died 3 Aug. 1929

Royal Artillery

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McCoy, Kid

Luckett V. Davis.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1311 words.

McCoy, Kid (13 October 1873–18 April 1940), world middleweight boxing champion, was born Norman Selby in Moscow, Indiana, the son of Francis Marion Selby, a farmer, and Mary Campbell Selby....

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Crowther, Eric (John Ronald)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 246 words.

OBE 1977

Born 4 Aug. 1924; s of Stephen Charles Crowther, company secretary, and Olive Beatrix Crowther (née Selby); m 1959, Elke Auguste Ottilie Winkelmann; one ...

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Selby-Bigge, Sir (Lewis) Amherst

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 172 words.

1st Bt cr 1919; KCB, 1913 (CB 1905)

Born 3 April 1860; 2nd s of Charles Selby-Bigge of Linden, Northumberland, and Ightham Mote, Kent; ...

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Selby, Sir Walford Harmood Montague

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 175 words.

KCMG, 1931; CB 1926; CVO 1924 (MVO 1911)

Born 19 May 1881; s of late Charles Edward M. Selby, 48 Sussex Square, Brighton; m...

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Selby, Sir Walford Harmood Montague (1881–1965), diplomatist and author

Peter Neville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1118 words.

Selby, Sir Walford Harmood Montague (1881–1965), diplomatist and author, was born at 18 Alfred Place, Kensington, London, on 19 May 1881, the elder son of Charles Edward Montague Selby, of...

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Bigge, Sir Lewis Amherst Selby-, first baronet (1860–1951), civil servant and author

N. D. Daglish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1159 words.

Bigge, Sir Lewis Amherst Selby-, first baronet (1860–1951), civil servant and author, was born on 3 April 1860 at Oakwood, Kent, the second son of Charles Selby Bigge (1834–1889), landowner...

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Church, Brig. Sir Geoffrey Selby

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 113 words.

2nd Bt cr 1901; CBE 1940; MC

Born 11 Jan. 1887; 2nd s of Sir William Selby Church, Bt, KCB, and Sybil Constance, d of Charles John Bigge, Linden, Northumberland; ...

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Fish, Firemen, and Prize Fighters

Rachel Bryant Davies.

in Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

November 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 7287 words.

Burlesque drama—arguably the most widespread form of theatrical entertainment in nineteenth-century Britain—brought the Iliad and Aeneid to a wider range of spectators than those who...

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Selby, Joe (1893 - 1960), Painter, Sailor

A. J. Jr. Peluso.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1477 words.

deckhand, scowman, sailor, and marine artist, was born in Mobile, Alabama, the son of Nelson Selby and Margaret Hicks, occupations unknown. Nothing more is known of Selby's family, and...

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John Grey Weightman

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1801–72).

English architect. Trained in the offices of Charles Barry and C. R. Cockerell, he commenced practising in Sheffield in c.1832, and was in partnership with Matthew...

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Ferdinando Fairfax

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

[S] (1584–1648). Parliamentary commander in the Civil War. As soon as fighting began in 1642, Fairfax was put in command of Parliament's forces in Yorkshire, his home county. The early...

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Hutchinson, Woods

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health. 990 words.

Hutchinson, Woods (03 January 1862–26 April 1930), physician and author, was born in Selby, Yorkshire, England, the son of Charles Hutchinson and Elizabeth Woods. In 1874 he immigrated with...

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Sir Lewis Amherst Selby Bigge

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Amherst Selby-Bigge was born on 3 April 1860 and died in Lewes on 24 May 1951. The second son of Charles Selby-Bigge of Linden, Northumberland, he was educated at Winchester and Christ...

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Leeds

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The earliest mention of Leeds is in Bede's Ecclesiastical History as the region of Loidis in the 7th cent. It developed with the cloth trade from the 14th cent. onwards, less as a...

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History of International Law, 1648 to 1815

Stephan Verosta.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 15986 words.

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