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What's new: August 2022

This month’s update adds 48 lives of people who died in 2014, 2015, and 2016, linked to other ODNB lives through family relationships or professional partnerships. They range from science and literature to journalism, sport, and entertainment. Read the introduction here.

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Juliet Camilla Frankland [née Brown] (1929–2013)

Frankland

The mycologist, Juliet Camilla Frankland (1929-2013) undertook ecologically based work at the Merlewood Research Station and other Nature Conservancy sites in Lancashire and Cumbria. Her sister-in-law, the biologist and conservationist, Helga Maud Toynbee Frankland (1920-2015), also worked at the Merlewood and was a founder of the Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

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AUGUST 11, 2022

What's New: August 2022

This month’s update adds 48 lives of people who died in 2014, 2015, and 2016, linked to other ODNB lives through family relationships or professional partnerships. They range from science and literature to journalism, sport, and entertainment. Read the introduction here.

JULY 14, 2022

What's New: July 2022

This month’s update adds collective articles on the 39 earls and barons of Scotland who sealed the Declaration of Arbroath, addressed to Pope John XXII in 1320, and the 40 English and Welsh Roman Catholic Martyrs in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries who were canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1970. In advance of the Commonwealth Games, there are also surveys of the coverage of the Commonwealth in ODNB as well as the c. 700 lives connected with Birmingham, where the games will be staged. Read the introduction here.

JUNE 9, 2022

What's New: June 2022

This month’s update adds the lives of nine women active over three centuries: a leading soprano, an actress and novelist, the author of a moral essay, painters of birds in India and still lifes in Norfolk, a promoter of Devon lace, a reviver of handmade textile crafts, an early film critic, and a documentary film maker.  Read the summary of new content here.