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This update adds 17 biographies, accompanied by 3 portrait likenesses. The particular focus is on the first generation of women admitted to the legal profession in the United Kingdom following the passage of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act in 1919. These newly-added lives have been curated by Dr Judith Bourne of St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
Andrew Lambert writes about the group portrait titled Naval Officers of World War I , which contains 22 men who held the rank of admiral in the First World War. It was commissioned in October 1918 and restored in September 2014.