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Sir Abdur Rahim, KCSI (September 1867 – 1952), sometimes spelt Abdul Rahim, was a judge and politician in British India, and a leading member of the Muslim League.
Sir Alfred Hopkinson (28 June 1851 – 11 Nov 1939) was an English lawyer, academic and politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for two three-year periods, separated by nearly thirty years.
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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.
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BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.
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The Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society is an academic journal on the history of science published annually by the Royal Society.
A blackout during war, or in preparation for an expected war, is the practice of collectively minimizing outdoor light, including upwardly directed (or reflected) light.
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.
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The British Museum is a museum dedicated to human history, art, and culture, located in the Bloomsbury area of London.
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A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus.
Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot, GCMG, PC (8 January 1862 – 16 March 1931) was a British knight diplomat, colonial administrator and botanist.
Charles Beilby Stuart-Wortley, 1st Baron Stuart of Wortley PC (15 September 1851 – 24 April 1926), was a British Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 until 1916, shortly before he was raised to the peerage.
The Chiltern Hundreds was an ancient administrative area in Buckinghamshire, England, composed of three "hundreds" and lying partially within the Chiltern Hills.
Christian Science is a set of beliefs and practices belonging to the metaphysical family of new religious movements.
Combined English Universities was a university constituency represented in the United Kingdom Parliament (from 1918 until 1950).
The Combined English Universities by-election of 1926 was held on 8–12 March 1926.
A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion.
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British Liberal politician and statesman.
Douglas Vickers (1861 – 1937) was an English industrialist and politician.
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Education Act 1918 (8 & 9 Geo. V c. 39), often known as the Fisher Act, is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, (16 April 1881 – 23 December 1959), known as Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and as Viscount Halifax from 1934 until 1944, was one of the most senior British Conservative politicians of the 1930s.
Lady Florence Henrietta Darwin (née Fisher, previously Maitland; 31 January 1864 – 5 March 1920), was an English playwright.
Sir Francis "Frank" Darwin,, (16 August 1848 – 19 September 1925), a son of the British naturalist and scientist Charles Darwin, followed his father into botany.
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Frederic William Maitland FBA (28 May 1850 – 19 December 1906) was an English historian and lawyer.
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes, GCSI, GCIE, GBE, KCB, CMG (23 July 1877 – 30 September 1954) was a military officer, British statesman and politician.
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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
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Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher OM, FRS,H.A.L. Fisher: A History of Europe, Volume II: From the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century to 1935, Glasgow: Fontana/Collins, 1984, p. i. PC (21 March 1865 – 18 April 1940) was an English historian, educator, and Liberal politician.
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Sir Henry James Sumner Maine, KCSI (15 August 1822 – 3 February 1888), was a British comparative jurist and historian.
Herbert William Fisher (30 July 1826 – 17 January 1903) was a British historian, best known for his book Considerations on the Origin of the American War (1865).
The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are literary prizes awarded for literature written in the English language.
John Poynder Dickson-Poynder, 1st Baron Islington, GCMG, GBE, DSO, PC (31 October 1866 – 6 December 1936), born John Poynder Dickson and known as Sir John Poynder Dickson(-Poynder) from 1884 to 1910, was a British politician.
Lawrence John Lumley Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland KG, GCSI, GCIE, PC, JP, DL (11 June 1876 – 6 February 1961), styled Lord Dundas until 1892 and Earl of Ronaldshay between 1892 and 1929, was a British Conservative politician.
The Liberal Party was a liberal political party which was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century.
The Lloyd George ministry, a coalition government led by David Lloyd George, came to power in the United Kingdom in December 1916.
The London Library is one of the world's largest independent lending libraries, and one of the UK's leading literary institutions.
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William Martin Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington (12 April 1856 – 19 April 1937), known between 1895 and 1931 as Sir Martin Conway, was an English art critic, politician, cartographer and mountaineer.
Mary Letitia Somerville Bennett (9 January 1913 – 1 November 2005) was a British academic, best known for her tenure as Principal of St Hilda's College, Oxford between 1965 and 1980.
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The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as the National Trust, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Operation Mincemeat was a successful British disinformation plan during the Second World War.
The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is a dynastic order recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.
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Sir Paul Vinogradoff (Па́вел Гаври́лович Виногра́дов, transliterated: Pavel Gavrilovich Vinogradov; 18 November 1854 (O.S.) in Kostroma, Russian Empire – 19 December 1925 in Paris, France) was a highly reputable Russian and British historian and medievalist.
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Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.
Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (Vaughan Williams, Ursula. (1964) R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Oxford University Press. In the preface, Notes on Names (p. xv), says "Ralph's name was pronounced Rafe, any other pronunciation used to infuriate him." 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores.
Members of Parliament (MPs) sitting in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom are technically not permitted to resign their seats.
Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe KG, KP PC (12 January 1858 – 20 June 1945), known as The Lord Houghton from 1885 to 1895 and as The Earl of Crewe from 1895 to 1911, was a British Liberal politician, statesman and writer.
The Royal Commission on Public Servcies in India, also known as the Islington Commission was carried out under the Chairmanship of Lord Islington.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the United Kingdom's amphibious light infantry force, forming part of the Naval Service, along with the Royal Navy.
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The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.
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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Education (frequently shortened to the Education Secretary) is the chief minister of the Department for Education in the United Kingdom government.
Sheffield Hallam is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Nick Clegg, former leader of the Liberal Democrats and former Deputy Prime Minister.
The Sheffield Hallam by-election, 1916 was a parliamentary by-election held for the House of Commons constituency of Sheffield Hallam in the West Riding of Yorkshire on 23 December 1916.
St Thomas' Hospital is a large NHS teaching hospital in Central London.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.
The United Kingdom general election of 1918 was called immediately after the Armistice with Germany which ended World War I, and held on Saturday 14 December 1918.
The United Kingdom general election of 1922 was held on Wednesday 15 November 1922.
The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a research university in the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.
Vanessa Bell (née Stephen; 30 May 1879 – 7 April 1961) was an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury Group and the sister of Virginia Woolf.
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Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century.
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William Ripper (1853-1937) was principal of Sheffield Technical School when it merged with other institutions to create the University of Sheffield and he was acting Vice-Chancellor of the University from 1917 to 1919.
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Winchester College is an independent school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire, England.