Alfred Blunt Alfred Walter Frank Blunt (24 September 1879–12 June 1957) was a Church of England clergyman who became the second Bishop of Bradford (1931–1955).
Alfred Gatty Alfred Gatty was a Church of England vicar and author.
Alfred Noyes Alfred Noyes CBE (16 September 188025 June 1958) was an English poet, short-story writer and playwright, best known for his ballads, "The Highwayman" and "The Barrel-Organ".
Alfred Woodley Croft Sir Alfred Woodley Croft (1841-1925) was a British educationist and administrator who spent most of his career in India.
Alister Hardy Sir Alister Clavering Hardy, FRS (10 February 1896 – 22 May 1985) was an English marine biologist, expert on zooplankton and marine ecosystems.
Alvar Lidell Tord Alvar Quan Lidell MBE (11 September 1908 – 7 January 1981) was a BBC radio announcer and newsreader.
Ambrose Manaton (1648-1696) Ambrose Manaton (1648–1696) was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1678 and 1696.
Ambrose Manaton (died 1696) Ambrose Manaton (1648–1696) was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1678 and 1696.
Amias Bampfield Amias Bampfield (1560 – 9 February 1626) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1597.
Amy Sackville Amy Sackville (born 1981) is a British writer whose debut novel The Still Point was the winner of the 2010 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.
Amyas Bampfylde Sir Amyas Bampfylde (or "Amias Bampfield" etc.) (1560 – 9 February 1626) was an English Member of Parliament who sat in the House of Commons in 1597.
Andrew Caldecott Sir Andrew Caldecott, GCMG, KBE (Chinese: 郝德傑) (1884–1951) was a British colonial administrator.
Andrew Gilchrist Sir Andrew Graham Gilchrist, (1910–1993) was a Special Operations Executive operative and later a UK ambassador.
Andy Anson Andrew Edward "Andy" Anson (born ) is a British businessman who is the chief executive officer at England 2018 Ltd, the company behind The Football Association's bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Andy Orchard Andrew 'Andy' Orchard, FRSC is a British academic and a leading expert in Old English, Norse and Celtic literature.
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC (22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683), known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from 1621 to 1631, as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from 1...
Anthony Farrar-Hockley General Sir Anthony Heritage Farrar-Hockley (8 April 1924 – 11 March 2006), affectionately known as 'Farrar the Para' , was a British soldier and a military historian who distinguishe...
Arthur Bury Arthur Bury, D.D. (1624-1714?) was an English college head and Anglican theologian of controversial views.
Arthur Duck Arthur Duck, LL.D., (1580 – 16 December 1648) was an English lawyer and Member of Parliament.
Arthur Macarthur-Onslow Francis Arthur Macarthur-Onslow (7 June 1879 – 3 March 1938) was an Australian grazier and real estate investor.
Arthur Maurice Hocart Arthur Maurice Hocart was an anthropologist best known for his eccentric and often far-seeing works on Polynesia, Melanesia and Sri Lanka.
Arthur Motyer Dr. Arthur Motyer (December 15, 1925 - June 23, 2011) was a Canadian educator, playwright and novelist.
Arthur Mourant Arthur Ernest Mourant FRS (April 11, 1904 – August 29, 1994) was a British chemist, hematologist and geneticist who pioneered research into biological anthropology and its distribution, ge...
Arthur Parham The Rt. Rev.Arthur Grom Parham MC was the Anglican Bishop of Reading from 1942 until 1954.
Arthur Peacocke The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE (29 November 1924 – 21 October 2006) was a British theologian and biochemist.
Arthur Upcott The Ven Arthur William Upcott , DD, MA was an Anglican priest and educationalist.
Arthur William Upcott The Ven Arthur William Upcott , DD, MA was an eminent Anglican priest and educationalist in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Arun Midha Arun Daniel Midha, JP, BSCEcon, MBA, PhD (born 24 April 1964) is a British academic, who has sat as a lay member on the General Medical Council and currently sits on the Audience Council Wales ...
Christopher Peacocke Christopher Arthur Bruce Peacocke (born 22 May 1950, son of Arthur Peacocke) is a British philosopher especially known for his work in philosophy of mind and epistemology.
Christopher Reid Christopher Reid, FRSL (born 13 May 1949) is a Hong Kong-born British poet, essayist, cartoonist, and writer.
Claude Wilson Claude William Wilson (9 September 1858 – 29 June 1881) was an English amateur footballer who played in the 1880 FA Cup Final for Oxford University and made two appearances for England.
Constantine Fitzgibbon Robert Louis Constantine Lee-Dillon Fitzgibbon (Massachusetts 8 June 1919 - Dublin 25 March 1983) was a historian and novelist.
Correlli Barnett Correlli Douglas Barnett CBE FRHistS FRSL (born 28 June 1927) is an English military historian, who has also written works of economic history, particularly on the United Kingdom's post-war "ind...
Craig Raine Craig Anthony Raine, FRSL (born 3 December 1944) is an English poet born in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
David Anthony Cooper David Anthony Cooper (1949–2008) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Blackburn Cathedral and Norwich Cathedral.
David Conner (bishop) David John Conner KCVO (born 6 April 1947) is Dean of Windsor (since 1998) and former Bishop to the Forces (2001–2009).
David Feldman (lawyer) David Feldman is the Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge, as well as the author and editor of several books on British law.
David Michael Webb David Michael Webb (born 29 August 1965 in London, England), usually known as David Webb, is a well-known activist and share market analyst in Hong Kong.
David Norgrove David Ronald Norgrove (born 1948) is an English businessman, former chair of The Pensions Regulator and current chair of PensionsFirst, the Family Justice Board and the Low Pay Commission.
David Underdown David E. Underdown (19 August 1925 – 26 September 2009) was a historian of 17th-century English politics and culture and Professor Emeritus at Yale University.
David Vaisey David George Vaisey CBE is a British librarian who was Bodley's Librarian from 1986 until 1996.
David Webb (activist) David Michael Webb (born 29 August 1965 in London, England), usually known as David Webb, is a well-known activist and share market analyst in Hong Kong.
Dick Celeste Richard Frank "Dick" Celeste (born November 11, 1937) is an American politician from Ohio, and a member of the Democratic Party.
Duncan Gordon Blair Duncan Gordon Blair (23 December 1919 – 14 June 2006) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, judge and a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons.
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard was an English anthropologist who was instrumental in the development of social anthropology.
E. O. James The Reverend Professor Edwin Oliver James (1888 – 1972) was an anthropologist in the field of comparative religion.
Ed Condry Edward Francis "Ed" Condry (born 25 April 1953) is the Bishop of Ramsbury in the Diocese of Salisbury and the former Canon Treasurer at Canterbury Cathedral in the Church of England.
Edgar Edmund Estcourt Edgar Edmund Estcourt, M.A. (1816-1884), was canon of St. Chad's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Birmingham.
Edgar F. Codd Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd (August 19, 1923 – April 18, 2003) was an English computer scientist who, while working for IBM, invented the relational model for database management, the theoretical bas...
Edward Burne-Jones Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Baronet (28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) was a British artist and designer closely associated with the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, who wor...
Edward Capel General Thomas Edward Capel (24 March 1770 – 3 February 1855) was an English soldier and sportsman.
Edward Dayman Edward Arthur Dayman, BD, (11 July 1807 – 30 October 1890) was an English clergyman and hymn writer.
Edward Giles Sir Edward Giles (1566–1637) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1597 and 1629.
Edward Griffin (MP) Sir Edward Griffin (1587 – 5 May 1681) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1644.
Edward Habington Edward Habington, Abington, or Abingdon (1553?–1586), was one of the conspirators in the plot formed by Anthony Babington.
Edward Tyrer Edward Tyrer, QPM, CPM (Traditional Chinese: 戴磊華, formerly 邰華 19 September 1917 – 2004) was a senior British colonial police officer who was Commissioner of Police, Hong Kong, from December 1966...
Edwin Emmanuel Bradford The Reverend Edwin Emmanuel Bradford (1860 – 7 February 1944) was an English clergyman and Uranian poet and novelist.
Eifion Roberts Eifion Lewis-Roberts (born 13 February 1981 in St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales) is a Welsh international rugby union player for Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership.
Elisha Crymes Elisha Crymes (c 1614 - March 1690) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1646 and 1661.
Eric Kemp Eric Waldram Kemp (27 April 1915 – 28 November 2009) was a Church of England bishop.
Ernest Hardy Ernest George Hardy (15 January 1852 – 26 October 1925) was a classicist and Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1921 to 1925.
Ernest Wilberforce Ernest Roland Wilberforce (22 January 1840 – 9 September 1907) was an Anglican clergyman and bishop.
Eustace Roskill, Baron Roskill Eustace Wentworth Roskill, Baron Roskill PC, JP (6 February 1911 in London– 4 October 1996 in Reading, Berkshire) was a British lawyer and public servant.
Everard F. im Thurn Sir Everard Ferdinand im Thurn, KCMG, KBE, CB (1852 – October 9, 1932) was an author, explorer, botanist, photographer and British colonial administrator.
Felix Aylmer Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, OBE (21 February 1889 – 2 September 1979) was an English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television.
Francis Albert Marshall Francis Albert Marshall (November 1840, London–28 December 1889, London) was a British playwright.
Francis Bassett Sir Francis Bassett (died 1645), was a sheriff and vice-admiral of Cornwall and the recorder and M.P. of St. Ives.
Francis Maddison Francis Romeril Maddison (1927–2006) was an English historian and Arabist.
Francis Taylor, 1st Baron Maenan William Francis Kyffin Taylor, 1st Baron Maenan GBE, KC, DL, JP (9 July 1854 – 22 September 1951), was a prominent English barrister and judge.
Francis Turville-Petre Francis Adrian Joseph Turville-Petre was a British archaeologist, famous for the discovery of the Homo heidelbergensis fossil Galilee Man in 1926, and for his work at Mount Carmel, in what w...
Francis Underhill The Rt Rev Francis Underhill was an eminent Anglican priest in the first half of the 20th century.
Frank Willan (rower) Frank Willan was an English rower and Militia officer who rowed for Oxford in four winning Boat Race crews and umpired the race between 1889 and 1902.
Frederick Byron, 10th Baron Byron The Reverend Frederick Ernest Charles Byron, 10th Baron Byron (26 March 1861 – 6 June 1949) was an Anglican clergyman, and the tenth Baron Byron, as grandson of Admiral George Anson Byron,...
Frederick Denison Maurice John Frederick Denison Maurice, often known as F. D. Maurice (29 August 1805 – 1 April 1872), was an English theologian and Christian Socialist.
Geoffrey Fisher Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth (5 May 1887 – 15 September 1972) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1945 to 1961.
Geoffrey Hugo Lampe Geoffrey William Hugo Lampe MC was a British theologian and Anglican Priest who dedicated his life to theological teaching and research and was Ely Professor of Divinity at the University of Cam...
Geoffrey Lunt The Rt Rev Geoffrey Charles Lester Lunt (1885–1948) was an eminent Anglican priest in the first half of the 20th century.
Gerald Howat Gerald Howat (12 June 1928 – 10 October 2007), born Gerald Malcolm David Howat, was a British writer on cricket, a historian and a schoolmaster.
Gilbert Hunter Doble Gilbert Hunter Doble (26 November 1880 – 15 April 1945) was an Anglican priest and Cornish historian and hagiographer.
Giles Eyre Sir Giles Eyre (c. 1635–1695) was an English politician and judge.
Graham Robb Graham Macdonald Robb FRSL (born 2 June 1958) is a British writer and historian.
Guillaume Ormond Guillaume Ormond (1896–1971) was a cathedral organist, who served at Truro Cathedral.
Harold Davidson Harold Francis Davidson (14 July 1875 – 30 July 1937), generally known as the Rector of Stiffkey, was a Church of England priest who, after a notorious court case in 1932, was convic...
Herbert Shepherd-Cross Herbert Shepherd-Cross (1 January 1847 - 9 January 1916) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1906.
Herbert Wild Herbert Louis Wild (2 July 1865 – 28 March 1940) was a Bishop in the Church of England.
Hubert Parry Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet (27 February 18487 October 1918) was an English composer, teacher and historian of music.
Humayun Kabir Humayun Zahiruddin Amir-i Kabir or Humayun Kabir (হুমায়ুন কবির; 22 February 1898 – 18 August 1969) was an Indian educationist, politician, writer and philosopher.
Humphrey Nicholls Humphrey Nicholls (1577 - 1643) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629.
Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Vivian Lieutenant General Richard Hussey Vivian, 1st Baron Vivian GCB, GCH, PC (28 July 1775 – 20 August 1842), known as Sir Hussey Vivian from 1815 to 1828 and Sir Hussey Vivian, Bt from 1...
Imogen Stubbs Imogen Stubbs, Lady Nunn (born 20 February 1961) is an English actress and playwright.
Isaac Richards Isaac Richards (11 February 1859 - 10 May 1936) was an Anglican bishop in the 20th century.
J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (3 January 18922 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works T...
Jack Lovelock Dr. John ("Jack") Edward Lovelock, MB ChB, (5 January 1910 – 28 December 1949) was a New Zealand athlete, and the 1936 Olympic champion in the 1500 metres.
James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton General Sir James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton KG (19 June 1606 – 9 March 1649) was a Scottish nobleman and influential political and military leader during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
John Butterfield, Baron Butterfield William John Hughes Butterfield, Baron Butterfield OBE FRCP (28 March 1920 – 22 July 2000) was a leading British medical researcher, clinician and administrator.
John Chichester (d.1669) Sir John III Chichester (1598 - 24 September 1669) of Hall was Member of Parliament for Lostwithiel in Cornwall in 1624.
John Chichester (MP) Sir John Chichester was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1624.
John Cole (academic) John Cole was an Anglican priest and academic administrator at the University of Oxford.
John Cole (Oxford) John Cole was an Anglican priest and academic administrator at the University of Oxford.
John Conant Rev. John Conant D.D. (18 October 1608 – 12 March 1694) was an English clergyman, theologian, and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University.
John Conybeare John Conybeare DD (January 31, 1692 – July 13, 1755) was Bishop of Bristol and one of the most notable theologians of the 18th century.
John de Monins Johnson John de Monins Johnson was an English papyrologist, printer of the Oxford English Dictionary, and collector.
John Dobree Dalgairns John Dobree Dalgairns (21 October 18186 April 1876), English Roman Catholic priest, was born in Guernsey.
John Eliot (statesman) Sir John Eliot (11 April 1592 – 27 November 1632) was an English statesman who was serially imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he eventually died, by King Charles I for advocating the righ...
John Ernle (naval officer) Sir John Ernle, or Ernele, of Burytown, Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, served as a Royal Navy captain in the Third Anglo-Dutch War, and was briefly Member of Parliament for Calne.
John Ford (dramatist) John Ford (1586ca. 1639) was an English playwright and poet of the Jacobean and Caroline eras born in Ilsington in Devon.
John Fortescue (judge) Sir John Fortescue (1394 – c. 1480) was the Chief Justice of the King's Bench of England and the author of De Laudibus Legum Angliæ (Concerning the Praises of the Laws of England, firs...
John Francis Bloxam John Francis Bloxam (1873 – 1928) was an English Uranian author and churchman.
John Hele (died 1605) John Hele was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1601 and 1605.
John Jago John Jago (1684 – after 1724) was a minister in St. John's, Newfoundland.
John King (Rector of Chelsea) John King (1 May 1652, St Columb Major, Cornwall – 30 May 1732, Chelsea, London) was an English churchman, patron of the Church of Pertenhall in Bedfordshire.
John Knapp John Walter Knapp was an English cricketer.
John Kufuor John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born 8 December 1938) was the second President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana (2001–2009) and Chairperson of the African Union (2007–2008).
John Lane (metallurgist) Dr John Lane (c. October 1678 – 1741) was an 18th-century doctor and metallurgist, who is said to have experimented with making metallic zinc, probably without result.
John Laws (judge) Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws (born 10 May 1945), styled The Rt Hon.
John Leighfield John P. Leighfield CBE is a British IT industry businessman and chairman of RM plc.
John Macbride (professor) John David Macbride (28 June 1778 – 24 January 1868) was an academic at the University of Oxford in the 19th century, John David Macbride, the son of John MacBride (a naval officer and politici...
John Maynard (MP) Sir John Maynard KS (1602 – 9 October 1690) was an English lawyer and politician, prominent under the reigns of Charles I, the Commonwealth, Charles II, James II and William III.
John Maynard (politician) Sir John Maynard KS (1602 – 9 October 1690) was an English lawyer and politician, prominent under the reigns of Charles I, the Commonwealth, Charles II, James II and William III.
John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon (born 4 November 1901 at Bideford (Devon); died 18 September 1977) was an English ancient historian.
John Poulett, 2nd Baron Poulett John Poulett, 2nd Baron Poulett (1615 – 15 September 1665), of Hinton St George in Somerset, was an English peer and Member of Parliament who fought on the Royalist side during the English Civil War.
John Prideaux John Prideaux D.D. (7 September 1578 – 29 July 1650) was an English academic and Bishop of Worcester.
John Quelch John Anthony Quelch CBE (born August 8, 1951) is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.
John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor and Viscount Bodmin PC, known as The Lord Robartes between 1634 and 1679, was an English politician, who fought for the Parliamentary cause during the Eng...
John Russell (dog breeder) John ("Jack") Russell (December 21, 1795 – April 28, 1883), "The Sporting Parson" was an enthusiastic hunter and dog breeder as well as an ordained minister.
John Russell (parson) John "Jack" Russell (21 December 1795 – 28 April 1883), known as "The Sporting Parson", was an enthusiastic hunter and dog breeder as well as an ordained cleric.
John Samuel Enys John Samuel Enys (21 September 1796 – 29 May 1872) was a British mining engineer and scientist who wrote several important papers on the "duty" of steam engines and other types of power delivery...
John Sparke John Sparke was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629.
John Sparke (died 1640) John Sparke (c 1574–1640) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1628 to 1629.
John Stansfeld John Stedwell Stansfeld (1854–1939) was a doctor and Anglican priest in Oxford, England.
John Treffry John Treffry was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1622.
John Waddon (1649–1695) John Waddon (18 January 1649 - 25 August 1695) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England in from 1689 to 1690.
John Waddon (died 1695) John Waddon (c 1649 - 25 August 1695) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England in from 1689 to 1690.
Lawrence Turner Henry Frederic Lawrence Turner (30 December 1908 – 17 December 1977) was a British politician.
Leo d'Almada e Castro Leonardo Horácio d'Almada e Castro Jr., CBE, QC, JP (Hong Kong, 28 May 1904 – 1996) was a barrister and prominent leader of the Portuguese community in Hong Kong.
Leonard Watkins Leonard Watkins (7 December, 1859-7 February, 1901) was a Welsh international rugby union half-back who played club rugby for Cardiff Rugby Football Club and international rugby for Wales.
Lewis Richard Farnell Lewis Richard Farnell FBA was a classical scholar and Oxford academic, where he served as Vice-Chancellor from 1920 to 1923.
Liaquat Ali Khan Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan (Næʍābzādāh Liāqat Alī Khān, 1 October 1895 – 16 October 1951), often simply referred as Liaquat, was one of the leading Founding Fathers
Magdi Wahba Magdi Wahba (1925–1991) was an Egyptian university professor, Johnsonian scholar, and lexicographer.
Mark Allen (businessman) Sir Mark John Spurgeon Allen CMG (born 3 July 1950) is a British former spy, turned businessman and academic lecturer.
Mark Dalby (John) Mark (Meredith) Dalby (1938-11 February 2013) was Archdeacon of Rochdale from 1991 to 2000.
Mark Labbett The Chase is a British game show broadcast on ITV and hosted by Bradley Walsh.
Martin Amis Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist.
Martin Le Quesne Sir Martin Le Quesne KCMG (10 June 1917 – 3 April 2004) was a British diplomat, ambassador to Mali and Algeria and high commissioner to Nigeria.
Martin Starkie Martin Starkie (1922–2010) was an English actor, writer and director for theatre, radio and television.
Matthew Hancock Matthew John David Hancock (born 2 October 1978) is a British Conservative Party politician who was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Suffolk at the general election in May 2010.
Maurice Harland Maurice Henry Harland was a 20th-century Anglican bishop, his most significant appointment being Bishop of Durham from 1956 to 1966.
Max Gluckman (Herman) Max Gluckman (26 January 1911 – 13 April 1975) was a South African and British social anthropologist.
Michael Cardew Michael Cardew, OBE (1901–1983), was an English studio potter who worked in West Africa for twenty years.
Montague Eliot, 8th Earl of St Germans Montague Charles Eliot, 8th Earl of St Germans, KCVO, OBE (13 May 1870 – 19 September 1960), styled The Honourable Montague Eliot from 1923 to 1942, was a British peer and courtier.
N. T. Wright Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a retired Anglican bishop and a leading New Testament scholar.
Nanamoli Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli Bhikkhu, born Osbert John S Moore (June 25, 1905 – March 8, 1960), was a British Theravada Buddhist monk and Pali scholar.
Nathaniel Holmes Nathaniel Holmes or Homes (1599–1678) was an English Independent theologian and preacher.
Ned Sherrin Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE (18 February 1931 – 1 October 2007) was an English broadcaster, author and stage director.
Nevill Coghill Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill (19 April 1899 – 6 November 1980) was a British literary scholar, known especially for his modern English version of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Nicholas Byfield Nicholas Byfield was an English clergyman, a leading preacher of the reign of James I.
Nicholas Duck Nicholas Duck (1570 – 28 August 1628), was an English lawyer.
Nicholas Fitzherbert Nicholas Fitzherbert (1550 – 6 November 1612) was an English recusant gentleman who served as secretary to Cardinal William Allen and was found guilty of treason due to his Catholicism.
Nicholas Hyde Sir Nicholas Hyde (c.1572–25 August 1631) was Lord Chief Justice of England.
Patrick Donner Sir Patrick William Donner (4 December 1904 – 19 August 1988) was a British Member of Parliament (MP) and a member of the influential Finland-Swedish Donner family.
Patrick Mercer Patrick John Mercer, OBE (born 26 June 1956) is a British politician, representing the constituency of Newark in Parliament as an Independent MP. He was elected as a Conservative in the 2001 gen...
Paul Heelas Paul Lauchlan Faux Heelas (born 1946) is a British sociologist and anthropologist.
Paul Seymour (mathematician) Paul D. Seymour (born July 26, 1950) is currently a professor at Princeton University; half in the department of mathematics and half in the program in applied and computational math.
Peter Courtenay Peter Courtenay (c. 1432 – 23 September 1492) was Bishop of Exeter and Bishop of Winchester, and also had a successful political career during the tumultuous years of the Wars of the Roses.
Peter Truscott, Baron Truscott Peter Derek Truscott, Baron Truscott (born 20 March 1959 in Newton Abbot, Devon) is a British petroleum and mining consultant, independent member of the House of Lords ...
Philip Pullman Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is a British writer.
Phillip Whitehead Phillip Whitehead, (30 May 1937 – 31 December 2005) was a British Labour politician, television producer and writer.
Pierre Audi Pierre Audi (born 1957 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a French-Lebanese theatre director and artistic director.
Qian Zhongshu Qian Zhongshu (November 21, 1910 – December 19, 1998) was a Chinese literary scholar and writer, known for his wit and erudition.
R. D. Blackmore Richard Doddridge Blackmore (7 June 1825 – 20 January 1900), referred to most commonly as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth...
Rabindra Kumar Das Gupta Rabindra Kumar Das Gupta was a Bengali Indian scholar of Bengali and English literature and a social and cultural commentator.
Ralegh Radford Courtenay Arthur Ralegh Radford (7 November 1900, Hillingdon, Middlesex — 27 January 1999, Uffculme, Devon) was an English archaeologist and historian who pioneered the exploration of the...
Ralph Button Ralph Button (died 1680) was an English academic and clergyman, Gresham Professor of Geometry, canon of Christ Church, Oxford under the Commonwealth, and later a nonconformist schoolmaster.
Ralph Molyneux Combe Sir Ralph Molyneux Combe (2 December 1872–16 February 1946) was a British barrister and colonial judge.
Raymond Kendall Raymond Edward Kendall (born 5 October 1933), QPM is a British law enforcement officer and former Interpol Secretary-General.
Raymond Raikes Raymond Montgomery Raikes (13 September 1910 – 2 October 1998) was a British classics theatre producer, director and broadcaster.
Reeta Chakrabarti Reeta Chakrabarti (born 12 December 1964) is education correspondent for BBC News.
Reginald Talbot (priest) Reginald Thomas Talbot (1862 - 29 March 1935) was an Anglican priest in the first part of the 20th century.
Robert Gordon Robertson (Robert) Gordon Robertson, (May 19, 1917 – January 15, 2013) was Commissioner of the Northwest Territories from November 15, 1953 to July 12, 1963 who, having been sworn in at the age of 36, re...
Robert J. C. Young Robert J. C. Young FBA is a British postcolonial theorist, cultural critic, and historian.
Robert Milman The Rt Rev Robert Milman DD MA was an eminent Anglican priest in the second half of the 19th century.
Robert Trefusis Robert Edward Trefusis was the first suffragan Bishop of Crediton from 1897 to 1930.
Robin Bush (historian) Robin James Edwin Bush (12 March 1943 – 22 June 2010) was the resident historian for the first nine series of Channel 4's archaeology series Time Team, appearing in 39 episodes between 1994 ...
Robin Cormack Professor Robin Sinclair Cormack, PhD, FSA (born 27 September 1938) is a British classicist and art historian, specializing in Byzantine art.
Roger Bannister Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE (born 23 March 1929) is an English former athlete, doctor and academic, who ran the first sub-four-minute mile.
Roger Pearson (linguist) Roger Pearson is a professor of French at the University of Oxford and a fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford.
Roper Lethbridge Sir Roper Lethbridge C.I.E (23 December 1840 – 15 February 1919) was a British academic and civil servant in India and a Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 t...
Russell Harty Russell Harty (5 September 1934 – 8 June 1988) was a British television presenter of arts programmes and chat shows.
S. E. Cottam The Reverend Samuel Elsworth Cottam, M.A. (1863-1943) was an English poet and priest.
Samuel Harvey Reynolds Samuel Harvey Reynolds (1831 – 7 February 1897) was the first pupil of Radley College and later became a renowned divine, journalist and man of letters.
Samuel Trelawny Samuel Trelawny (1630 – 1666) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1666.
Samuel Wesley (poet) Samuel Wesley (17 December 1662 – 5 April 1735) was a clergyman of the Church of England, as well as a poet and a writer of controversial prose.
Sir Gabriel Goldney, 2nd Baronet Sir Gabriel Prior Goldney, 2nd Baronet of Beechfield and Bradenstoke Priory (4 August 1843 – 4 May 1925) was the first son of Gabriel Goldney, Conservative MP for Chippenham.
Sir Thomas Carew, 1st Baronet Sir Thomas Carew, 1st Baronet (1632 - September 1673) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1661 to 1674.
Sirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa Sirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa Al-Hassan (سرالختم الخليفة الحسن, January 1, 1919, Ed Dueim - February 18, 2006) was a Sudanese politician, ambassador and an elite educator.
Solomon Lee Van Meter, Jr. Solomon Lee Van Meter, Jr. (April 8, 1888 - November 3, 1937) was an American inventor, famous for inventing the first successful backpack Parachute.
Stainton Moses William Stainton Moses (1839-1892) was an English cleric and medium.
Stanley Johnson (writer) Stanley Patrick Johnson (born 18 August 1940) is a British politician and author, and a noted expert on environmental and population issues.
Stansfield Turner Stansfield M. Turner (born December 1, 1923) is a retired United States Navy admiral and former Director of Central Intelligence and President of the Naval War College.
Stephen Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint Stephen Keith Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint (born 7 November 1948) is a British Conservative politician, former Minister of State for Trade and Investment, and former Group Chairman of HS...
Stephen Weston (antiquary) The Reverend Stephen Weston, BD, FRS, FSA (1747–1830) was an English antiquarian, clergyman and man of letters.
Sydney Brenner Sydney Brenner, CH FRS (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston.
Sydney Kentridge Sir Sydney Kentridge KCMG, QC (born 5 November 1922) is a South African-born former lawyer, judge and member of the English Bar.
T. G. H. James Thomas Garnet Henry James, CBE, FBA was a British egyptologist, epigrapher and museum curator best known for his career long association with the British Museum, serving with the Department of ...
T. J. Binyon Timothy John Binyon (18 February 1936 – 7 October 2004) was an English scholar and crime writer.
Tanfield Vachell Tanfield Vachell (1602–1658) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1645 and 1653.
Tariq Ali Tariq Ali (Punjabi, born 21 October 1943) is a British Pakistani writer, journalist, and filmmaker.
Thomas Bampfield Thomas Bampfield or Bampfylde (c 1623 - 8 October 1693) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1660.
Thomas Bell (Anglican priest) The Very Reverend Thomas Bell, Rector of the Vale Church, Dean of Guernsey, and Canon of Winchester Cathedral was an eminent Anglican priest in the latter part of the 19th and the early part of ...
Thomas Bell (dean) The Very Reverend Thomas Bell was an eminent Anglican priest in the latter part of the 19th and the early part of the 20t centuries.
Thomas Bradley (priest) Thomas Bradley was born in 1596 or 1597, the son of Henry Bradley of Wokingham in Berkshire and his wife, Barbara daughter of Walter Lane of Reading in the same county.
Thomas Chapman (bishop) Thomas Alfred Chapman (1867 - 1949) was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the first half of the twentieth century.
Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1 August 1630 – 17 October 1673) was an English statesman and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1672 when he was created B...
Thomas Dacres (younger) Thomas Dacres (1609–1668) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1646 to 1648.
Thomas Herle Thomas Herle was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1659 and 1679.
Thomas Holland (translator) Thomas Holland (1539, Ludlow, Shropshire – 17 March 1612) was an English Calvinist scholar and theologian, and one of the translators of the King James Version of the Bible.
Thomas Nabbes Thomas Nabbes (1605 - 6 April 1641) was an English dramatist.
Thomas Nossiter Thomas Johnson Nossiter (Tom Nossiter) (December 24, 1937 in Stockton-on-Tees – January 12, 2004) was Professor of Government at the London School of Economics from 1989 until 1994.
Thomas Phinn Thomas Phinn a British barrister and Liberal Party politician who held various positions in the Admiralty of the United Kingdom in the mid-nineteenth century.
Thomas Reynell Thomas Reynell (13 September 1625 – 1698) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1689.
Timothy Garton Ash Timothy Garton Ash, CMG (born 12 July 1955) is a British historian, author and commentator.
Toby O'Brien Edward Donough "Toby" O'Brien (21 November 1909 – 9 January 1979) was an Anglo-Irish journalist and public relations expert who spearheaded Britain's efforts to counter Nazi Germany propaganda d...
Tubby Clayton The Reverend Philip Thomas Byard Clayton CH (known as "Tubby Clayton") (12 December 1885 – 16 December 1972) was an Anglican clergyman and the founder of Toc H.
W. A. B. Coolidge William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge (August 28, 1850 – May 8, 1926) was an American historian, theologian and mountaineer.
W. L. Warren Wilfred Lewis Warren was an historian of medieval England.
Walter Baldwin Spencer Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer KCMG (23 June 1860 – 14 July 1929) was an English-Australian biologist and anthropologist.
Walter Luttrell Colonel Sir Geoffrey Walter Fownes Luttrell KCVO MC JP (2 October 1919 – 3 April 2007) was an English landowner in Somerset and a soldier who distinguished himself during the Second World War.
Walter Moyle Walter Moyle (1672–1721) was an English politician and political writer, an advocate of classical republicanism.
Walter Moyle (MP) Sir Walter Moyle (9 March 1627 – 19 September 1701) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1656 and 1660.
Walter Styles Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Walter Styles (4 April 1889 – 5 October 1965), known as Walter Styles, was a British soldier and Member of Parliament.
Walter Trengof Walter Trengof was an English medieval churchman and university Chancellor.
Wellwood Herries Maxwell Wellwood Herries Maxwell was a Scottish Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1874.
Will Self William Woodard "Will" Self (born 26 September 1961) is an English author, journalist and television personality.
William Ellison-Macartney Sir William Grey Ellison-Macartney, KCMG (7 June 1852 – 4 December 1924) was a British politician, who also served as the Governor of the Australian states of Tasmania and Western Australia.
William Foord-Kelcey William Foord-Kelcey OBE (21 April 1854 – 3 January 1922) was an English barrister, academic and cricketer who played first class cricket for Oxford University from 1874 to 1875, for Ken...
William Gifford William Gifford (April 1756 – 31 December 1826) was an English critic, editor and poet, famous as a satirist and controversialist.
William Gould The Rev. William Gould A.M. (1715 - 16 Mar 1799) was an English cleric and naturalist.
William Morris William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English artist, writer, textile designer and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and English Arts and Crafts Movement.
William Noy William Noy (1577 – 9 August 1634) was a noted British jurist.
William Petre Sir William Petre (died 1572) was a secretary of state to Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. Educated as a lawyer at Oxford, he became a public servant, probably through the influe...
William Piercy Austin William Piercy Austin (7 November 1807 – 9 November 1892) was the inaugural and long serving Bishop of Guyana from 1842 until his death.
William Reade William Reade (sometimes Rede; died 1385) was a medieval Bishop of Chichester.
William Strode William Strode (1598–1645) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1624 and 1645.
William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot PC (16 May 1710 – 27 April 1782), known as the Lord Talbot from 1737 to 1761, was a British politician.
William Tyringham Sir William Tyringham (1618 - 1685) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1679.
William Upton Richards William Upton Richards (April 29, 1811-June 16, 1873) was a prominent Tractarian priest in the Church of England who served mostly notably the vicar of All Saints, Margaret Street from 1859-73.
Willoughby Allen Willoughby Charles Allen (7 October 1867-10 February 1953) was an Anglican priest in the early 20th century.
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Lewis John Wynford Vaughan-Thomas CBE (15 August 1908 – 4 February 1987) was a Welsh newspaper journalist and radio and television broadcaster.