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Yorke, James (fl. 1640), heraldic writer

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 360 words.

Yorke, James (fl. 1640), heraldic writer, was a blacksmith in the city of Lincoln. Nothing is known of his family. He is remembered for his single folio volume, printed at London in 1640,...

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Yorke, Philip James (1799–1874), chemist and mineralogist

N. G. Coley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 585 words.

Yorke, Philip James (1799–1874), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ely, Cambridgeshire, on 13 October 1799, the eldest son of Philip Yorke, prebendary of Ely (1770–1817), and his wife,...

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Scarlett, Sir James Yorke (1799–1871), army officer

Henry Knollys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1217 words.

Scarlett, Sir James Yorke (1799–1871), army officer, born in London on 1 February 1799, was the second son of James Scarlett, first Baron Abinger (1769–1844), and his first wife, Louisa...

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Bramston, James Yorke (1763–1836), vicar apostolic of the London district

G. Martin Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 860 words.

Bramston, James Yorke (1763–1836), vicar apostolic of the London district, was born on 18 March 1763 at Oundle in Northamptonshire, the elder son of John Bramston, a solicitor, and his...

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Edmund James Yorke. Britain, Northern Rhodesia and the First World War: Forgotten Colonial Crisis.

C. Brad Faught.

in The American Historical Review

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 817 words.

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Law and Legal Cases

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 93 words.

For information onLegal cases in Great Britain, See Grace Allen Case; Holt Decision; James Somerset Case; Jonathan Strong Case; Yorke

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Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799–1873), naval officer and politician

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 688 words.

Yorke, Charles Philip, fourth earl of Hardwicke (1799–1873), naval officer and politician, eldest son of Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke (1768–1831), naval officer, and his first wife, Elizabeth...

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Scarlett, Sir Peter (William Shelley Yorke)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Business Finance. 166 words.

KCMG 1958 (CMG 1949); KCVO 1955

Born 30 March 1905; s of late William James Yorke Scarlett, Fyfield House, Andover; m 1934, Elisabeth, d of late Sir John Dearman...

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Yorke, Robert Langdon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 78 words.

Born 2 Feb. 1887; 2nd s of late James Charles Yorke, Langton, Dwrbach, Pembrokeshire; m 1914, Enid Cicely Nugent, d of late C. F. E. Meares of Bedford; ...

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McCraith, Sir James William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 77 words.

Kt 1918

Born 19 March 1853; s of William McCraith, Kirkcudbrightshire, and Sarah, d of James Yorke, Northamptonshire; m 1876, Maria Elizabeth, d of Thomas and...

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Scarlett, Peter Campbell (1804–1881), diplomatist

C. A. Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 491 words.

Scarlett, Peter Campbell (1804–1881), diplomatist, born in Spring Gardens, London, on 27 November 1804, was the youngest son of James Scarlett, first Baron Abinger (1769–1844), and his...

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Law and Legal Cases

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 93 words.

For information onLegal cases in Great Britain, See Grace Allen Case; Holt Decision; James Somerset Case; Jonathan Strong Case; Yorke and Talbot Opinion.Law and legal cases in the United...

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Yorke and Talbot Opinion

Leyla Keough.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 435 words.

In the early eighteenth century, West Indian plantation owners traveling with their slaves were alarmed by persistent rumors that in England their slaves could become legally freed...

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Great Britain, Blacks in

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 130 words.

For information on:Black British culture: See Great Britain; London, Blacks in: An Interpretation.Racial conflict: See Brixton Riots of 1981; Cardiff, Great Britain; Nottingham and...

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Radiohead

David Buckley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 279 words.

English rock band. Formed in 1988 by Thom Yorke (b Wellingborough, 7 Oct 1968; guitar and lead vocals), Ed(ward John) O'Brien (b Oxford, 15 April 1968; guitar), Colin (Charles)...

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Chippendale family

James Yorke.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; 18th-Century Art. 1552 words.

English family of cabinetmakers. (1) Thomas Chippendale (i) probably learnt his craft in Yorkshire before establishing a cabinetmaking firm in London in the mid-18th century. His fame...

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