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Osborne Beauclerk, 12th Duke Of St Albans
Osborne de Vere Beauclerk, 12th Duke
Duke
of St Albans (16 October 1874 – 2 March 1964) was a British peer and Army officer. The Duke
Duke
was styled Lord Osborne Beauclerk from 1874 to 1934.Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 Sources 4 References 5 External links 6 AncestryBiography[e
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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Hereditary Peerage
The Hereditary peers form part of the peerage in the United Kingdom. As of 1999, there were about 800 peers holding titles that could be inherited.[1] Not all hereditary titles are titles of the peerage. For instance, baronets and baronetesses may pass on their titles, but they are not peers. Conversely, the holder of a non-hereditary title may belong to the peerage, as with life peers
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DStJ
The Order of St John,[3] formally the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (French: l'ordre très vénérable de l'Hôpital de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem[n 1]) and also known as St John International,[4] is a royal order of chivalry first constituted in 1888 by royal charter from Queen Victoria
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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess Of Lansdowne
Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne
Marquess of Lansdowne
KG GCSI GCMG GCIE PC (14 January 1845 – 3 June 1927) was a British statesman who served successively as the fifth Governor General of Canada, Viceroy of India, Secretary of State for War, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. In 1917, during the First World War, he wrote to the press (the "Lansdowne Letter") vainly advocating a compromise peace
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Peer Of The Realm
A Peer of the Realm is a member of the highest aristocratic social order, outside the ruling dynasty of the kingdom. Notable examples are:a member of the peerage in the British Isles who is a hereditary peer or a life peer the English rendering of a member of a similar order in other monarchies, derived from the French noble style of pair as used inthe French kingdom the crusader state kingdom of Jerusalemnobility proper of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
who enjoyed hereditary paritas: those who would sit by hereditary right in Land Parliaments, or be Royal Electors, enjoy personal immunity, and the right to be judged only by the King's Court or the Court of Peers; also the exclusive right to be granted State or Land dignities and titles
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Greyhound Lines
Greyhound
Greyhound
Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America. The company's first route began in Hibbing, Minnesota
Hibbing, Minnesota
in 1914, and the company adopted the Greyhound
Greyhound
name in 1929. Since October 2007, Greyhound
Greyhound
has been a subsidiary of British transportation company FirstGroup, but continues to be based in Dallas, Texas, where it has been headquartered since 1987
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Free Travel Pass
A free travel pass is the privilege of a certain class of passengers to use a public transport service without paying a fare or presenting a ticket. They may need to present an identification card produced by their employer or other sponsoring organization, or by the transit provider.Contents1 Types of passenger 2 Funding 3 List of examples 4 See alsoTypes of passenger[edit] The following types of passenger sometimes receive free travel on transport services:Students (e.g
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His Grace
His Grace or Her Grace is a style used for various high-ranking personages. It was the style used to address Kings of England until Henry VIII[1] and the King or Queen of Scots up to the Act of Union of 1707, which united the Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
and the Kingdom of England. Today, the style is used when referring to non-royal dukes and duchesses, and archbishops, in the United Kingdom. For example, His Grace The Duke of Devonshire
Duke of Devonshire
in the United Kingdom, or His Grace The Lord Archbishop
Archbishop
of Canterbury; or Your Grace in spoken or written address
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Duke
A duke (male) (British English: /djuːk/[1] or American English: /duːk/[2]) or duchess (female) can either be a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of the nobility, historically of highest rank below the monarch. The title comes from French duc, itself from the Latin dux, 'leader', a term used in republican Rome to refer to a military commander without an official rank (particularly one of Germanic or Celtic origin), and later coming to mean the leading military commander of a province. The title dux survived in the Eastern Roman Empire
Eastern Roman Empire
where it was used in several contexts signifying a rank equivalent to a captain or general. Later on, in the 11th century, the title Megas Doux
Megas Doux
was introduced for the post of commander-in-chief of the entire navy. During the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
the title (as Herzog) signified first among the Germanic monarchies
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Sir Douglas Haig
Field Marshal
Field Marshal
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, KT, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCIE (/heɪɡ/; 19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928), was a senior officer of the British Army. During the First World War
First World War
he commanded the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) on the Western Front from late 1915 until the end of the war
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NY Times
The New York Times
The New York Times
(sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City
New York City
with worldwide influence and readership.[6][7][8] Founded in 1851, the paper has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.[9][10] As of September 2016, it had the largest combined print-and-digital circulation of any daily newspaper in the United States.[11] The New York Times is ranked 18th in the world by circulation. The paper is owned by The New York Times
The New York Times
Company, which is publicly traded but primarily controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure.[12] It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G
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Stanford University
Stanford University
University
(officially Leland Stanford
Leland Stanford
Junior University,[11] colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California. Because of its academic strength, wealth, and proximity to Silicon Valley, Stanford is often cited as one of the world's most prestigious universities.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19] The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford
Jane Stanford
in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford
Leland Stanford
Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford was a former Governor of California
California
and U.S. Senator; he made his fortune as a railroad tycoon
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Donald Adamson
Dr Donald Adamson JP (born 30 March 1939) is a British literary scholar, author and historian.[1] Books which Adamson has written include Blaise Pascal: Mathematician, Physicist, and Thinker about God[2] and The Curriers' Company: A Modern History.[3]Contents1 Biography 2 Honours and fellowships 3 Scope of his writing 4 Philosophy of literature 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Born at Culcheth, Lancashire, he was brought up on his family's farm at Lymm, Cheshire where his mother's Booth family[4] were resident for over 500 years; his maternal uncle, and godfather, was Gerald Loxley.[5] His father's family was of Scottish extraction, having come south from Lanarkshire in the sixteenth century. From 1949 to 1956 he attended Manchester Grammar School where he was taught, amongst others, by Eric James (later Lord James of Rusholme). He became a scholar of Magdalen College, Oxford, and was tutored by Austin Gill and Sir Malcolm Pasley, graduat
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Sir William Osborne, 8th Baronet
Sir William Osborne, 8th Baronet, PC, MP (d. 30 September 1783) was an Irish baronet and politician.Contents1 Biography 2 Marriage and issue 3 See also 4 Sources 5 External linksBiography[edit] The son of Sir John Osborne, 7th Baronet and wife Editha Proby, he succeeded in the baronetcy on 11 April 1743. Osborne served as High Sheriff of County Waterford in 1750 and served as a Member of Parliament in the Irish House of Commons for Carysfort between 1761 and 1768, for Dungarvan between 1768 and 1783 and for Carysfort again in 1783, and was sworn of the Irish Privy Council in 1770. Marriage and issue[edit] Sir William Osborne married (lic. 20 March 1749) Elizabeth Christmas, daughter of Thomas Christmas MP, of Whitfield, Co
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Sir Thomas Osborne, 9th Baronet
Sir Thomas Osborne, 9th Baronet, MP (1757 – 3 June 1821) was an Irish baronet and politician.Contents1 Biography 2 Marriage and issue 3 See also 4 Sources 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] He was the eldest son of Sir William Osborne, 8th Baronet and wife Elizabeth née Christmas.[1] Sir Thomas sat as a Member of Parliament in the Irish House of Commons for Carysfort between 1776 and 1797 and served as High Sheriff of County Waterford in 1795, having succeeded to the baronetcy upon his father's death in 1783.[2] Marriage and issue[edit] Osborne married on 6 April 1816 at St
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