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Davies, (William) Robertson (1913–1995), novelist and university teacher, was born on 28 August 1913 in Elizabeth Street, Thamesville, Ontario, the third of the three sons of (William) Rupert Davies (1879–1967), newspaper publisher and broadcaster, and Florence McKay (1870–1948). His father had arrived in ...

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Massey, (Charles) Vincent (1887–1967), diplomatist and patron of the arts, was born in Toronto, Ontario, on 20 February 1887, the eldest son of Chester Daniel Massey (1850–1926) and his wife, Anna Dobbins Vincent (1859–1903). Raymond Massey, the film actor and director, was his younger brother. The family house, ...

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Medley, John (1804–1892), bishop of Fredericton, was born on 19 December 1804, in Grosvenor Place, London, the home of his father, George Medley (who died while his son was still young), and his wife, Henrietta, who, having greatly influenced her son's choice of vocation, was killed in a carriage accident at ...