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Blundell, Nicholas (1669–1737), diarist and landowner, was born on 1 September 1669 at Little Crosby Hall, Lancashire, the son of William Blundell (1645–1702) and his wife, Mary (d. 1707), daughter of Rowland Eyre of Hassop in Derbyshire. The eldest of fourteen children, he was educated at home by his grandfather ...

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840–1922) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen (1840–1922), hedonist, poet, and breeder of Arab horses, was born at Petworth House, Sussex, on 17 August 1840, the second son of the three children of Francis Scawen Blunt (1790–1842) of Crabbet Park, Poundhill, and Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex, and his wife, ...

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MacLellan, Angus [Aonghus Beag mac Aonghuis 'ic Eachainn 'ic Dhomhnaill 'ic Chaluim 'ic Dhomhnaill, Aonghus mac 'ill' Fhialain] (1869–1966), storyteller and farm worker, was born at Poll Torain, Loch Eynort, South Uist, Inverness-shire, on 7 July 1869, the youngest son of Angus MacLellan...