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Ronald Myles Dworkin (1931–2013) by Terence Spencer, c.1978 © Getty Images


Dworkin, Ronald Myles (1931–2013), legal and political philosopher, was born on 11 December 1931 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, the elder son of David Dworkin (1896–1969), curtain manufacturer, and his wife, Madeline, née Taber (1905–1988), both of Russian Jewish descent, his father an immigrant from ...


Harlow, Vincent Todd (1898–1961), historian and constitutional adviser, was born at 17 Alexandra Place, Newcastle, on 14 August 1898, the elder son of Vincent Harlow (1868–1930), a master builder who became a Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Esther Agnes, née Todd (...


Wheatcroft, George Shorrock Ashcombe (1905–1987), solicitor and jurist, was born on 29 October 1905 in Derby, the eldest of three children, a son and two daughters, of Hubert Ashcombe Wheatcroft, solicitor, and his wife, Jane Eccles, daughter of a Liverpool cotton broker. He was educated at ...