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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919)  

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William Waldorf Astor, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919) by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 1898 Cliveden, The Astor Collection (The National Trust) NTPL / John Bethell

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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor  

John Turner

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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor, was born on 31 March 1848 in New York, the only child of John Jacob Astor (1822–1890), manager of the family estate, and his wife, Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (1825–1887). He was educated privately and at ...

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Morrah, Dermot Michael Macgregor (1896–1974), journalist and herald  

Charles Monteith

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Morrah, Dermot Michael Macgregor (1896–1974), journalist and herald, was born in Ryde, Isle of Wight, on 26 April 1896, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of Herbert Arthur Morrah (1870–1939), a novelist and poet whose career reached its peak early with his election to the presidency of the ...

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Trenchard, John [pseuds. Cato, Diogenes] (1668/9–1723), landowner and publicist  

Marie McMahon

Trenchard, John [pseuds. Cato, Diogenes] (1668/9–1723), landowner and publicist, was the first son of William Trenchard (1640–1710), landowner, of Cutteridge, Wiltshire, and his wife, Ellen, daughter of Sir George Norton of Abbots Leigh, Somerset. His nonconformist, whig father sat for Westbury...