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Joe Carstairs (1900–1993) by Brooke, 1925 Getty Images – Brooke

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Carstairs, Joe [formerly Marion Barbara] (1900–1993), heiress and motor-boat racing driver, was born on 1 February 1900 at 115 Park Street, Mayfair, London, the daughter of Albert Joseph Carstairs, a captain in the Royal Irish Rifles, and his wife, (Frances) Evelyn (1872–1921)...

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Ogle, John (c. 1652/3–c. 1692), wit and gambler, was born the youngest son of a gentleman at Ashburton in Devon, although one early nineteenth-century chapbook states Northampton. He was educated at Exeter, where he was trained in the arts of gentlemanly comportment, and he excelled at those equestrian displays of chivalry known to contemporaries as 'riding the great horse'. His father died when he was young, and he inherited nearly ...