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* Sir John Seymour ( 1474 – 1536 ), father of Queen Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII of England
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The corporation voted on September 27, 1598, that Quiney should ride to London about the suit to Sir John Fortescue, chancellor of the Exchequer, for discharging of the tax and subsidy.
Lady Greville, daughter of the late Lord Chancellor Bromley and niece of Sir John Fortescue, was offered twenty pounds by the townsmen to make peace ; ;
Sir John Tenniel's illustration of the Caterpillar ( Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ) | Caterpillar for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is noted for its ambiguous central figure, whose head can be viewed as being a human male's face with a pointed nose and pointy chin or being the head end of an actual caterpillar, with the first two right " true " legs visible.
Poirot has been portrayed on radio, on screen, for films and television, by various actors, including John Moffatt, Albert Finney, Sir Peter Ustinov, Sir Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and David Suchet.
George Stubbs, William Blake, John Martin, Francisco Goya, Sir Thomas Lawrence, John Constable, Eugène Delacroix, Sir Edwin landseer, Caspar David Friedrich, JMW Turner
He had an elder brother, John ( the father of Sir John Dermot Turing, 12th Baronet of the Turing Baronets ).
" Eleanor Audeley ", wife of Sir John Davies, is said to have been brought before the High Commission in 1634 for extravagances, stimulated by the discovery that her name could be transposed to " Reveale, O Daniel ", and to have been laughed out of court by another anagram submitted by Sir John Lambe, the dean of the Arches, " Dame Eleanor Davies ", " Never soe mad a ladie ".
Sir Andrew John Wiles, KBE, FRS ( born 11 April 1953 ) is a British mathematician and a Royal Society Research Professor at Oxford University, specializing in number theory.
The English Civil War ( 1642 – 1651 ) provoked a number of examples of this genre, including works by Sir Edmund Ludlow and Sir John Reresby.
* the " Lost Colony " of Roanoke Island: In 1587, Sir Walter Raleigh recruited over 100 men, women and children to journey from England to Roanoke Island on North Carolina's coast and establish the first English settlement in America under the direction of John White as governor.
A colony there would be of great assistance to the British Navy in facilitating attacks on the Spanish possessions in Chile and Peru, as Banks's collaborators, James Matra, Captain Sir George Young and Sir John Call pointed out in written proposals on the subject.
A subsidiary colony was to be founded on Norfolk Island, as recommended by Sir John Call, to take advantage for naval purposes of that island's native flax and timber.
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Admiral Sir Edward Seymour sent reinforcements to Peking, but they were insufficient to defend the Legation.
Jellicoe served as chief of staff to Vice Admiral Sir E. H. Seymour during the Seymour expedition to relieve the legations at Peking in June 1900.
She was one of the first four ships to settle Christchurch, New Zealand ( the other three were Cressy, Sir George Seymour and Charlotte-Jane ).
Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO ( 13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900 ) was an English composer of Irish and Italian ancestry.
Jane Seymour was born at Wulfhall, Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, the daughter of Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth.
After the death of Parr's second husband, Catherine began a relationship with Sir Thomas Seymour, the brother of the late queen Jane Seymour, but the King took a liking to her and she saw it as her duty to accept Henry's proposal over Seymour's.
Thomas Cromwell's son Gregory Cromwell, 1st Baron Cromwell, married Elizabeth Seymour, the sister of Queen Jane Seymour and widow of Sir Anthony Ughtred ( or Oughtred ).
From 1539 to 1707 the park was owned by the Duke of Somerset, Sir Edward Seymour, brother of Queen Jane ; the Thynne family of Longleat, and the family of Sir Henry Gould.
* Lady Anne Seymour ( 1538 – 1588 ), married firstly John Dudley, 2nd Earl of Warwick ; she married secondly Sir Edward Unton, MP, by whom she had issue.
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In 1466 Shabbington was settled on Sir William Lovel, 7th Baron Morley, who in 1474 released the manor to feoffees including Richard Piggott, who in turn transferred it to other feoffees, of whom the principal was Richard Fowler.
Sir John Seymour of Wulfhall in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, KB ( c. 1474 – 21 December 1536 ) was a member of the English gentry and a courtier to King Henry VIII, best known for being the father of the king's third wife, Jane Seymour.
His maternal grandparents were Sir George Darell or Darrell ( died c. 1474 ) and Margaret Stourton ( born c. 1433 ), a daughter of John Stourton, 1st Baron Stourton and Margery or Marjory Wadham.
However, misfortune continued to dog Sir William and in 1474 he was taken prisoner and imprisoned at Hammes.
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* 1937 – Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft, at Rugby, England.
* 1599 – Nine Years ' War: Battle of Curlew Pass – Irish forces led by Hugh Roe O ' Donnell successfully ambush English forces, led by Sir Conyers Clifford, sent to relieve Collooney Castle.
Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO PC ( November 2, 1877 – July 11, 1957 ) was the 48th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims.
* 1969 – British yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston wins the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race and completes the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world.
* 1907 – Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
* 1585 – The expedition organised by Sir Walter Raleigh departs England for Roanoke Island ( now in North Carolina ) to establish the Roanoke Colony.
* Charles Dickens used Selkirk as a simile in Chapter Two of The Pickwick Papers: " Colonel Builder and Sir Thomas Clubber exchanged snuff – boxes, and looked very much like a pair of Alexander Selkirks — ' Monarchs of all they surveyed.
* 1799 – The entire Dutch fleet is captured by British forces under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby and Admiral Sir Charles Mitchell during the Second Coalition of the French Revolutionary Wars.