Hussey, (John) Walter Atherton (1909–1985), dean of Chichester and patron of the arts, was born at St Matthew's Parade, Northampton, on 15 May 1909, son of Canon John Rowden Hussey (1864–1949), vicar of St Matthew's, Northampton, and his wife, Lilian Mary Atherton (...
Giles C. Watson
Maker: Thomas Hudson
Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist, was born probably at Gopsall Hall, Leicestershire, the son of Charles Jennens (bap. 1662, d. 1747), gentleman and JP, son of the Birmingham ironmaster Humphrey Jennens, and his second wife, Elizabeth Burdett (1667–1707/8)...
Margulies, Alexander (1902–1991), businessman and patron of the arts, was born in Skalat, Galicia, on 1 July 1902, the son of Marcus Mordecai Margulies (1862–1921) and his wife, Fanny, née Feige (1865–1943). The Margulies were descendants of Rabbi Ephraim Zalman Margulies (1760–1828), who was celebrated for his scholarship and wealth. When the First World War broke out the family took up residence in ...
Maker: William Larkin
Russell [née Harington], Lucy, countess of Bedford (bap. 1581, d. 1627), courtier and patron of the arts, was baptized on 25 January 1581 at St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney, Middlesex, the elder daughter of John Harington, first Baron Harington of Exton...
E. B. Stuart
revised by G. Martin Murphy
Talbot, John, sixteenth earl of Shrewsbury and sixteenth earl of Waterford (1791–1852), Roman Catholic layman and patron of the Gothic revival, was born at Grafton Manor, Bromsgrove, on 18 March 1791, the eldest surviving child of John Joseph Talbot (1765–1815), who was the brother of ...