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Ayres, Philip (1638–1712), poet and translator, was born at Cottingham, Northamptonshire, and educated at Westminster School under Richard Busby. He is said to have been a member of St John's College, Oxford, but there is no record of his having matriculated at that university. By January 1666 he was attached to ...

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Bawden, Charles Roskelly (1924–2016), historian and Mongolian scholar, was born on 22 April 1924 in Weymouth, Dorset, the son of George Charles Bawden (1891–1963), a schoolmaster who had served in the Royal Marines during the First World War, and his wife ...

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Bulloch, Terence Malcolm [Terry] (1916–2014), air force officer, was born at Montreagh, 1 Belsize Road, Lisburn, co. Antrim, on 19 February 1916, the second son, twinned with a sister, of Samuel Arthur Bulloch, linen merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth (Elsie), née...

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(James) Michael Calvert (1913–1998) by unknown photographer © reserved; News International Syndication; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Calvert, (James) Michael (1913–1998), army officer, was born on 6 March 1913 in Rohtak, near Delhi, India, the youngest son in the family of four sons and two daughters of Hubert Calvert (1875–1961), an officer of the Indian Civil Service, and his wife, ...

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Dame Bridget Cicely D'Oyly Carte (1908–1985) by Jane Bown, 1982 © Jane Bown

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Carte, Dame Bridget Cicely D'Oyly (1908–1985), theatre manager, was born on 25 March 1908 at Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, London, the elder child of Rupert D'Oyly Carte (1876–1948), chairman of the Savoy group of companies and proprietor of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company...

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Chaloner, Robert (1547/8–1621), Church of England clergyman and educational benefactor, was born in Goldsborough, near Knaresborough, West Riding of Yorkshire, the second son of Robert and Ann Chaloner of Llanfyllin (possibly Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire). He was elected to a studentship at Christ Church, Oxford...

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Cocks, (Harry Francis) Lovell (1894–1983), United Reformed minister and theologian, was born on 28 February 1894 at 4 Wesley Villas, New Windsor Street, Uxbridge, the son of Henry Edwin Cocks (1866?–1950), manager of a rope factory, and his wife, Ada Emma Bryant (1866?–1935)...

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Cork, Sir Kenneth Russell (1913–1991), accountant, was born on 21 August 1913 in Finchley, Middlesex, the youngest of the three sons of William Henry Cork (1885–1940), chartered accountant, and his wife, Maud Alice, née Nunn. After leaving Berkhamsted School in 1930, he joined his father's ...