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Masham, William (1615/16–1654/5), politician

Sean Kelsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 590 words.

Masham, William (1615/16–1654/5), politician, was the son and heir of Sir William Masham, baronet (c.1592–1656), of Otes, or Oates, in the parish of High Laver, Essex, and his wife,...

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Masham, William George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 19 words.

ISO 1904

Born 1843; died 14 Feb. 1916

late first-class clerk, Board of Education

70 Norwood Hill, SE

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Jackson, William

Nicholas Temperley.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form; Romantic Music. 513 words.

[Jackson of Masham]

(b Masham, Yorks., Jan 9, 1815; d Bradford, April 15, 1866). English composer . He was known as ‘Jackson of Masham’ to distinguish him from William Jackson...

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Henly, William (d. 1779), linen draper and electrical experimenter

Tim Procter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 476 words.

Henly, William (d. 1779), linen draper and electrical experimenter, lived in the Borough, Southwark, London. He was a co-partner of the wife of Thomas Masham, their drapery being in the...

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Aiscough [Ayscough], William (c. 1395–1450), administrator and bishop of Salisbury

Margaret Lucille Kekewich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 875 words.

Aiscough [Ayscough], William (c. 1395–1450), administrator and bishop of Salisbury, was the son of Robert Aiscough, of Potgrange, near Masham, Yorkshire, and brother of Robert, who became...

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Jackson, William (1815–1866), composer and choral conductor

Clive Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 782 words.

Jackson, William (1815–1866), composer and choral conductor, born at Masham, Yorkshire, on 9 January 1815, was the son of John Jackson, a miller, of Tanfield. As a child, encouraged by his...

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Norton, John

Janice Durbin-Dodd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1054 words.

Norton, John (06 May 1606–05 April 1663), Puritan minister, was born in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, the son of William Norton and Alice Browest. Little is known of his...

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1707–1708

Frances Harris.

in The General in Winter

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Social and Cultural History. 15384 words.

The eighth chapter describes the lowest point of the Marlborough-Godolphin partnership. The Allied army in Spain is defeated at Almanza, Sarah is supplanted at court by her poor relation...

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John Locke

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1632–1704)

English philosopher. Locke was born in Wrington, Somerset and educated at Oxford, where he seemed destined for a career in medicine. In 1666 he met Anthony...

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