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Rokeby, John (d. 1573), ecclesiastical lawyer

David M. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 751 words.

Rokeby, John (d. 1573), ecclesiastical lawyer, was the second son of Ralph Rokeby of Mortham in the parish of Rokeby in the North Riding of Yorkshire and his wife, Margaret, daughter and...

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Rokeby, William (d. 1521), administrator and archbishop of Dublin

D. G. Newcombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 797 words.

Rokeby, William (d. 1521), administrator and archbishop of Dublin, was a Yorkshireman by birth, the son of John and Margaret Rokeby of Kirk Sandall, who both died in 1506. William is...

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Mildmay, Lt-Col Herbert Alexander St John-

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 78 words.

MVO 1911

Born 20 July 1836; s of Capt. George William St John-Mildmay, RN and Mary, d of Peter Baillie, sometime MP, and widow of John Morritt, Rokeby Park; m...null...

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Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Classical Studies. 882 words.

Morritt, John Bacon Sawrey (1771–1843), traveller and classical scholar, was born on 27 October 1771 at Cawood, Yorkshire, the eldest of three sons and a daughter of John Sawrey Morritt,...

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Hotham, Durant (1616/17–1691), biographer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies. 441 words.

Hotham, Durant (1616/17–1691), biographer, was the fifth son of Sir John Hotham (1589–1645) of Scorborough, Yorkshire, and his second wife, Anne Rokeby (d. c.1624). He was educated...

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Robinson, Sir Robert Spencer (1809–1889), naval administrator

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1305 words.

Robinson, Sir Robert Spencer (1809–1889), naval administrator, was born at Welford Park, Berkshire, on 6 January 1809, the sixth and youngest son of Sir John Robinson, baronet (1754–1832),...

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National Art Collections Fund

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

The UK's largest art charity, founded in 1903 to assist public collections to acquire works of art they would not otherwise be able to afford. The founders, who included Roger Fry, shared a...

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Monuments, Museums, Public Markers

James W. Loewen.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 9795 words.

The first known Africans to set foot in North America arrived in the summer of 1526, when five hundred Spaniards brought along one hundred black slaves as they tried to establish a town...

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