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...Nathanael Greene, an important continental army general during the American War for Independence, was an example of how the liberalizing aspects of the Enlightenment influenced the educated revolutionary mind. On July 27, 1742, he was born...
...Oastler, Richard Richard Oastler was born in Leeds on 20 December 1789 and died in Harrogate, Yorkshire on 22 August 1861. After early training as an architect, Oastler succeeded his father as steward of the Fixby Hall estate in his native...
...Wakefield, Edward Gibbon Edward Gibbon Wakefield was born in London on 20 March 1796 and died in Wellington, New Zealand on 16 May 1862. He was admitted to Gray’s Inn in 1813, but pursued a career in the diplomatic service. While serving...
...Salisbury, Marquis of, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil was born at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, the family seat, on 3 February 1830 and died there on 22 August 1903. The second surviving son...
...Shaftesbury, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, 1st Earl of Locke, John Anthony Ashley Cooper was born at Wimbourne St Giles in Dorset on 22 July 1621. He died, apart from his family, in Amsterdam on 21 January 1683; a few weeks later his body...
...Sibthorp, Robert Robert Sibthorp was born in Northamptonshire and died in Burton Latimer, also in Northamptonshire, in April 1662. He took the degrees of BD and DD at Lincoln College, Oxford in 1624. Sibthorp was a cleric who married...
...Neville, Henry Henry Neville was the second son of Henry Neville of Billingbear, Berkshire. His marriage to Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Richard Staverton of Heathley Hall, was arranged before he went up to Oxford. He was educated...
...Brady, Robert Robert Brady was born in Denver, Norfolk and died in Cambridge on 19 August 1700. He was educated at Caius College, Cambridge, where he gained a BM in 1653 and received a DM in 1660 on Charles II’s recommendation. By royal...
...Roger Sherman was the only founder to help draft and sign the Declaration and Resolves (1774), the Articles of Association (1774), the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1777–8), the Constitution (1787...
...James Warren was an ardent patriot during the American Revolution and a stalwart Winslow, Penelope Warren, Richard Warren, Mercy Otis Warren, James, Sr. Otis, James, Sr. Otis, James, Jr. Gerry, Mercy Gerry, Elbridge Allyne, Mary Adams, John...