Alexander M. Thompson Alexander Mattock Thompson (9 May 1861 – 25 March 1948), sometimes credited as A. M. Thompson, was a German-born English journalist and dramatist.
Alfred Gregory Alfred Gregory (12 February 1913 – 9 February 2010), FBIPP, Hon.
Alfred of Sareshel Alfred of Sarashel, also known as Alfred the Philosopher, Alfred the Englishman or Alfredus Anglicus, was born in England some time in the 12th century and died in the 13th ce...
Alistair Taylor James Alistair Taylor (21 June 1935 – 9 June 2004) was the English personal assistant of Brian Epstein who accompanied him to the Cavern Club when he first saw The Beatles play on 9 Novemb...
Ancilla Dent Sister Ancilla Dent, OSB (born 3 June 1933) is an English Roman Catholic nun, ecological activist, and writer.
Andrew Ashworth Andrew Ashworth CBE QC (Hon) DCL was the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford from 1997 to 2012, a Fellow of All Souls College, and was formerly Chairman of the Sentenci...
Andy Serkis Andrew Clement "Andy" Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English film actor, director and author.
Angela Lambert Angela Lambert (née Angela Maria Helps) (April 14, 1940 – September 26, 2007) was a British journalist, art critic and author, best known for the novel A Rather English Marriage, and h...
Ann Bridge Ann Bridge (11 September 1889 – 9 March 1974) is the pseudonym of Lady Mary Ann Dolling (Sanders) O'Malley, also known as Cottie Sanders.
Anna Maria Falconbridge Anna Maria (Horwood) Falconbridge was the first English woman to give a narrative account of experiences in Africa.
Anna Pavord Anna Pavord (*20 September 1940 Abergavenny) is the gardening correspondent for The Independent and the author of a number of books on plants and gardening.
Anna Swanwick Anna Swanwick (22 June 1813 – 2 November 1899) was an English author and feminist.
Arthur Gay Payne Arthur Gay Payne, who also wrote under the pseudonym Phillis Browne (7 February 1840, Camberwell - 1 April 1894, Penzance) was an English sports editor and writer on cookery.
Arthur Geoffrey Dickens Arthur Geoffrey Dickens FBA (6 July 1910 – 31 July 2001) was an English academic and author.
Arthur Moule Arthur Evans Moule (1836–1918) was an English missionary to China.
Ashley Morrison Ashley Malcolm Morrison (born 23 June 1964) is a commentator, broadcaster, MC, writer, and documentary maker.
Aylmer and Louise Maude Aylmer Maude (28 March 1858 – 25 August 1938) and Louise Maude (1855–1939) were English translators of Tolstoy's works, and Aylmer Maude also wrote his friend Tolstoy's biography.
Baruch Harold Wood Baruch Harold Wood MSc OBE (13 July 1909 – 4 April 1989), generally known as B. H. Wood, was an English chess player, editor and author.
Bear Grylls Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter.
Benedict Allen Benedict Colin Allen FRGS (born 1 March 1960) is a British writer, traveller and adventurer known for his technique of immersion among indigenous peoples from whom he acquires skills for hazard...
Benjamin Bartlett Benjamin Bartlett (1714–1787), was an English numismatical and topographical writer.
Benjamin Disraeli Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and dandy who twice served as Prime Mi...
Bennet Allen Bennet Allen (fl. 1761–1782) was an English miscellaneous writer.
Bernard Barton Bernard Barton (1784–1849) was known as the Quaker poet.
Bernard Hollowood Albert Bernard Hollowood (3 June 1910 – 28 March 1981) was an English writer, cartoonist and economist.
Bernard Joy Bernard Joy (29 October 1911 – 18 July 1984) was an English footballer and journalist.
Bertrand Russell Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British nobleman, philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic.
Bill Heine Bill Heine is a radio broadcaster and writer based in Oxford, England.
Bill Wyman Bill Wyman (born William George Perks; 24 October 1936) is an English musician best known as the bassist for the English rock and roll band the Rolling Stones from 1962 until 1993.
Blake Morrison Philip Blake Morrison (born 8 October 1950) is a British poet and author who has published in a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres.
Brian Hinton Brian Hinton, MBE (born 21 September 1950) is an English poet and musicologist.
Brian Lane (pilot) Squadron Leader Brian "Sandy" Lane DFC, was a British Battle of Britain fighter pilot and author.
Brian Lane (RAF officer) Squadron Leader Brian "Sandy" Lane DFC (18 June 1917 – 13 December 1942), was a British Battle of Britain fighter pilot and author.
Brian Redhead Brian Leonard Redhead (28 December 1929 – 23 January 1994) was a British author, journalist and broadcaster.
Brian Sibley Brian Sibley (born 14 July 1949) is an English writer.
C. Northcote Parkinson Cyril Northcote Parkinson (30 July 1909 – 9 March 1993) was a British naval historian and author of some sixty books, the most famous of which was his bestseller Parkinson's Law, which led h...
C. V. Durell Clement Vavasor Durell (born 6 June 1882, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, died South Africa, 10 December 1968) was an English schoolmaster who wrote mathematical textbooks.
C. Walter Hodges Cyril Walter Hodges (18 March 1909 – 26 November 2004) was an English artist and writer best known for illustrating children's books and for helping recreate Elizabethan theatre.
Cass Pennant Carol "Cass" Pennant (born 3 March 1958), is an English writer and former football hooligan.
Cedric Charles Dickens Cedric David Charles Dickens (24 September 1916 – 11 February 2006) was an author and businessman, and the last surviving great-grandson of British author Charles Dickens and steward of his lite...
Charles James Apperley Charles James Apperley (1777 – 19 May 1843), English sportsman and sporting writer, better known as Nimrod, the pseudonym under which he published his works on the chase and on the turf, w...
Charles Kay Ogden Charles Kay Ogden (1 June 1889 – 21 March 1957) was an English linguist, philosopher, and writer.
Daniel Farson Daniel Negley Farson (8 January 1927 – 27 November 1997) was a British writer and broadcaster, strongly identified with the early days of commercial television in the UK, when his sharp, i...
Dave McAleer Dave McAleer is the main contributor for the Virgin Book of British Hit Albums and the Virgin Book of Top 40 Charts.
Dave Rimmer Dave Rimmer is a music journalist and critic who has written books and articles about a number of pop and rock artists.
David Baboulene David Baboulene, is an English story consultant, author of humorous travel books, Children's Illustrated stories and academic works on story principles.
David Bellamy David James Bellamy OBE (born 18 January 1933) is an English author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist.
David Boyd Haycock David Boyd Haycock (born 1968 in Banbury, Oxfordshire) is a British writer of non-fiction.
David Bull David Richard Bull (born 9 May 1969) is an English doctor, author, and host and commentator on a variety of British and US television programmes, such as Sugar Dome,the BBC's Watchdog, '...
David Cornthwaite Dave Cornthwaite, (born David Cornthwaite, 25 October 1979) is an English adventurer, writer and filmmaker.
David Daniell (author) David Daniell is an English literary scholar and editor of specialist books, mainly about William Tyndale and his translations of the Bible.
David Diringer David Diringer (1900 – 1975) was a British linguist, palaeographer and writer.
David Garnett David Garnett (9 March 1892 – 17 February 1981) was a British writer and publisher.
David Jenkinson David Jenkinson (6 August 1934 – 27 April 2004) was a railway modeller and historian, who had a particular interest in the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) and was president of the LMS...
Denis Mahon Sir John Denis Mahon, CH, CBE (8 November 1910 – 24 April 2011) was a British collector and historian of Italian art.
Denis Owen Denis Frank Owen was a British ecologist, naturalist, author, broadcaster and teacher.
Diana Mitford Diana Mitford, The Hon. Lady Mosley (née Freeman-Mitford; 17 June 191011 August 2003) was one of Britain's noted Mitford sisters.
Digby Anderson Dr. Digby C. Anderson is the founder and former director (until 2004) of the Social Affairs Unit, a public policy organization/economic think-tank created in 1980.
Donald Jack Donald Lamont Jack (6 December 1924 – 2 June 2003) was a Canadian novelist and playwright.
Doris Langley Moore Doris Langley Moore OBE also known as Doris Langley-Levy Moore, was one of the first important female fashion historians.
Dougal Robertson Dougal Robertson (1924–1992) was a Scottish author and sailor born in Edinburgh.
Drusilla Modjeska Drusilla Modjeska (born 17 October 1946) is a contemporary Australian writer and editor.
Duncan McNair Duncan McNair, KHS (born 2 November 1955) is a commercial and corporate litigation lawyer and author, the youngest of seven children of Squadron Leader Robin McNair and his wife, Estelle (née To...
Dylan Morgan John Dylan Morgan (3 May 1946 – 5 March 2011) was a physicist, hypnotherapist and author.
E. C. Vivian Evelyn Charles Henry Vivian was the pseudonym of Charles Henry Cannell, a British editor and writer of fantasy and supernatural, detective novels and stories.
E. P. Thompson Edward Palmer "E. P." Thompson (3 February 1924 – 28 August 1993) was a British historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner.
E. V. Lucas Edward Verrall Lucas, CH (11/12 June 1868 – 26 June 1938) was a famous English humorist, essayist, playwright, biographer, publisher, poet, novelist, short story writer and editor.
Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards Michael Edwards (born 5 December 1963), better known as Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, is a British skier who in 1988 became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping.
Edith Ellis Edith Mary Oldham Ellis (née Lees; 1861–1916) was a British writer and women's rights activist.
Edmond Hoyle Edmond Hoyle (1672 – August 29, 1769) was a writer best known for his works on the rules and play of card games.
Edward Andrade Edward Neville da Costa Andrade FRS (27 December 1887 – 6 June 1971) was an English physicist, writer, and poet.
Edward B. Titchener Edward Bradford Titchener D.Sc., Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D. (January 11, 1867 – August 3, 1927) was a British psychologist who studied under Wilhelm Wundt for several years. Titchener is best known for...
Edward Baldwyn Edward Baldwyn was an English clergyman and pamphleteer.
Edward Clifford Edward Clifford (1844–1907) was an English artist and author born in Bristol.
Edward Clodd Edward Clodd (1 July 1840, Margate, Kent – 16 March 1930) was an English banker, writer and anthropologist.
Edward Dicey Edward James Stephen Dicey (15 May 1832 – 7 July 1911) was an English writer, journalist, and editor.
Edward Freeborough Edward Freeborough was the co-author, with Charles Ranken, of Chess Openings Ancient and Modern, one of the first important opening treatises in the English language and a precursor of Mod...
Edward Harold Begbie Edward Harold Begbie (1871–1929), also known as Harold Begbie, was an English author and journalist who published nearly 50 books and poems and contributed to periodicals.
Edward Hodge General Sir Edward Cooper Hodge GCB (19 April 1810 – 10 December 1894) was a British Army officer.
Edward Jesse Edward Jesse (January 14, 1780 – March 28, 1868), English writer on natural history, was born at Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire, where his father was vicar of the parish.
Edward Maitland Edward Maitland (27 October 1824 - 2 October 1897) was an English humanitarian writer.
Edward Phillips Edward Phillips (August 1630 – ca. 1696), was an English author.
Eleazar Albin Eleazar Albin was an English naturalist and watercolourist illustrator who wrote and illustrated a number of books including A Natural History of English Insects, A Natural History of Bird...
Eliza Cook Eliza Cook (24 December 1818 – 23 September 1889) was an English author, Chartist poet and writer born in London Road, Southwark.
Eliza Sharples Eliza Sharples (1803—1852) was the first female freethought lecturer in England.
Elizabeth Clare Scurfield Elizabeth Scurfield a sinologist, is the world’s leading published author for books on learning how to speak, read, and write Chinese.
Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff (3 November 1814 – 20 March 1897) was a pioneer in the movement for the higher education of women and the development of the Froebelian principles in England.
Emma Dunn Emma Dunn (26 February 1875 – 14 December 1966) was an English-born actress and writer.
Emmanuel Cooper Emmanuel Cooper OBE (193821 January 2012) was a British studio potter and writer on arts and crafts.
Ernest Law Ernest Philip Alphonso Law CB CVO (26 August 1854–25 February 1930) was an English historian and barrister.
Ernest Sackville Turner Ernest Sackville Turner was a freelance journalist and author who published 20 books, and contributed to the English weekly satirical magazine Punch for more than 50 years.
Evelyn George Martin Commander Evelyn George Martin RNR OBE (22 March 1881 – 27 April 1945) was a sailor, writer and cricketer.
Evelyn Martin (cricketer) Commander Evelyn George Martin RNR OBE (22 March 1881 – 27 April 1945) was a sailor, writer and cricketer.
Favell Lee Mortimer Favell Lee Mortimer, born Favell Lee Bevan (July 14, 1802 – 22 August 1878) was an English Evangelical author of educational books for children.
Felix Dodds Felix Dodds is an author, futurist and activist.
Florence L. Barclay Florence Louisa Barclay (2 December 1862 – 10 March 1921) was an English romance novelist and short story writer.
Francis French Francis French (born 1970) is a book and magazine author from Manchester, England, specializing in space flight history.
Francis G. Rayer Francis George Rayer (1921-1981) was a British science fiction writer and technical journalist.
Francis George Fowler Francis George Fowler (1871–1918), familiarly known as F.G. Fowler, was an English writer on English language, grammar and usage.
Francis Neilson Francis Neilson (26 January 1867 – 13 April 1961), was an accomplished actor, playwright, stage director, political figure (former Member of the British House of Commons) avid lecturer, an...
Fred Harrison (author) Fred Harrison (born 1944) is a British author, economic commentator and corporate policy advisor, notable for his stances on land reform and belief that an over reliance on land, property and mo...
Fred J Speakman Fred J Speakman (born in Essex) was an English naturalist and author.
Frederic Mullally Frederic Mullally (born 25 February 1918 in London) is an English journalist, public relations executive, and novelist.
G. H. Diggle Geoffrey Harber Diggle was a British chess player and writer.
Garry Nelson Garry Paul Nelson is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Southend United, Swindon Town, Plymouth Argyle, Brighton & Hove Albion, Charlton Athletic and Torquay Unit...
Garry Thomson Robert Howard Garry Thomson CBE, was a conservator and a Buddhist.
Gavin Lyall Gavin Tudor Lyall (9 May 1932 – 18 January 2003) was an English author of espionage thrillers.
Geoff Dyer Geoff Dyer (born 5 June 1958) is an English writer.
Geoff Simons Geoffrey Leslie Simons (23 November 1939 - 31 August 2011) was a British freelance writer.
Geoffrey Ashe Geoffrey Thomas Leslie Ashe MBE (born 29 March 1923) is a British cultural historian, a writer of non-fiction books and novels.
Geoffrey Fenton Sir Geoffrey Fenton was an English writer, Privy Councillor, and Principal Secretary of State in Ireland.
Geoffrey Wellum Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC (born 4 August 1921), is a British Battle of Britain fighter pilot and author.
George Barnsby George J. Barnsby (–11 April 2010) was an English author and Socialist scholar.
George Claridge Druce George Claridge Druce, MA, LLD, JP, FRS, FLS (23 May 1850 – 29 February 1932) was an English botanist and a Mayor of Oxford.
George Daniels (watchmaker) George Daniels, CBE, DSc, FBHI, FSA (19 August 1926 – 21 October 2011) was considered by many the best horologist in the world during his lifetime and was famous for creating the co-axial escap...
George Dyer (poet) George Dyer (1755–1841) was an English classicist and a prolific writer.
George Fenwicke George Fenwicke, B.D. (1690–1760) was an English clergyman and religious writer.
George Francis Hill Sir George Francis Hill KCB (1867–1948) was the Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum (1931–1936).
George Frederick Abbott George Frederick Abbott (born 1874, died 13 March 1947 at Tunbridge Wells) was an English war correspondent and author.
George Greenwood Sir Granville George Greenwood (3 January 1850 – 27 October 1928), usually known as George Greenwood or G. G. Greenwood, was a British lawyer, politician, cricketer, animal welfare r...
Henry Tuke Henry Tuke (1755–1814) co-operated with his father in the reforms at the Retreat asylum in York, England.
Henry Valentine Knaggs Henry Valentine Knaggs was an English doctor and author who was a notable practitioner of nature cure methods.
Herbert Paul Herbert Woodfield Paul was an English writer and Liberal MP.
Herman Merivale Herman Merivale CB (8 November 1806 – 8 February 1874) was an English civil servant and historian.
Horace Alexander Horace Gundry Alexander (18 April 1889 – 30 September 1989) was a British Quaker teacher and writer, pacifist and ornithologist.
Howard Staunton Howard Staunton (1810 – 22 June 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851, largely as a result of his 1843 vi...
Hugh B. Cave Hugh Barnett Cave (11 July 1910 – 27 June 2004) was a prolific writer of pulp fiction who also excelled in other genres.
Isaac D'Israeli Isaac D'Israeli (11 May 1766 – 19 January 1848) was a British writer, scholar and man of letters.
J. M. J. Fletcher The Reverend James Michael John Fletcher MA (Cantab.) (29 September 1852-23 February 1940), was an English clergyman of the Church of England, author and historian.
J. P. Carswell John Patrick Carswell CB FRSL (30 May 1918 - 12 November 1997) was an English civil servant and author who served as Secretary of the British Academy from 1978 to 1983.
J. P. Wearing John Peter Wearing (born c. 1945) is an English-born American author and professor, who has written numerous books and articles about nineteenth and twentieth-century drama and theater, includin...
Jack Hargreaves Jack Hargreaves OBE (London 31 December 1911 – 15 March 1994) was an English television presenter and writer.
James Adams (philologist) James Adams (1737 – 7 December 1802) was an English Jesuit, commenced his noviciate at Watton, 7 September 1756; afterwards taught the belles-lettres at St. Omer.
James Essinger James Essinger (born 5 September 1957) is a freelance writer and British author of numerous financial and business management books, but may be best known for his book about the evolution of Eng...
James Hayward James Hayward is the pen name of James Nice (born 6 January 1966 in Essex), English writer on military, modern art and post-punk musical history.
James Hinton James Hinton (baptized 26 November 1822 – died 16 December 1875) was an English surgeon and author.
James I. C. Boyd James Ian Craig Boyd (31 July 1921 – 20 February 2009) was an English author and narrow gauge railway historian.
James Janeway James Janeway (1636–1674) was a Puritan minister and author who, after John Bunyan, had the widest and longest popularity as the author of works read by English-speaking children.
James Joll James Bysse Joll FBA (21 June 1918 – 12 July 1994) was a British historian and university lecturer whose works included The Origins of the First World War and Europe Since 1870.
James Laver James Laver, CBE, FRSA (14 March 1899 – 3 June 1975) was an English author, critic, art historian, and museum curator who acted as Keeper of Prints, Drawings and Paintings for the Victoria and A...
James Marriott (author) James Patrick Blackden Marriott (6 September 1972 — 28 July 2012) was an English film critic and writer of fiction and non-fiction.
James May James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist.
Jean Aitchison Jean Aitchison (born Jean Margaret Aitchison, 1938) is a Professor of Language and Communication in the Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow ...
Jeremy Mallinson Jeremy J. C. Mallinson OBE is a conservationist associated with the Durell Wildlife Park and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
Jeremy Taylor Jeremy Taylor (15 August 1613 – 13 August 1667) was a cleric in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.
Jeremy Wade Jeremy John Wade (born 23 March 1956) is a British television presenter and author of books on angling.
Jim Williams (author) Jim Williams is the given name of the British lawyer, commercial consultant and writer, who has also written under the pen names Richard Hugo and Alexander Mollin.
Joanna Lumley Joanna Lamond Lumley, OBE FRGS (born 1 May 1946) is an English actress, voice-over artist, former model and author, who starred in the British television series Absolutely Fabulous as Edina ...
John Aikin John Aikin (15 January 1747 – 7 December 1822) was an English doctor and writer.
John Alderson (police officer) John Cottingham Alderson CBE QPM (28 May 1922 – 7 October 2011) was a senior British police officer and expert on police and penal affairs.
John Amaechi John Uzoma Ekwugha Amaechi, OBE (born November 26, 1970) is an English retired basketball player who currently works as an educator and broadcaster in Europe and the United States.
John Andrews (writer) John Malcolm Andrews (born 21 August 1936) is an English antiques author and journalist, crime writer, engineering businessman and author – as John Malcolm – of the Tim Simpson series of art cri...
John Angelo Jackson John Angelo Jackson (March 21, 1921 – July 2, 2005) was an English mountaineer, explorer and educationalist.
John B. Willett John Willett is a U.S.-based professor of education, specializing in the teaching, development and application of quantitative methods.
John Burton (conservationist) John A. Burton is a co-founder with Bruce Coleman, David R Pedley and Dr Gerard Bertrand of the nonprofit environmental organization World Land Trust, and has been its CEO since it was founded a...
John Dunton John Dunton (4 May 1659 – 1733) was an English bookseller and author.
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 Helvin John Helvin (born John Guiry; 9 December 1963) is an English artist, author and magician.
John Henry Clarke John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath.
John Herbert White John Herbert White (22 February 1880 – 18 November 1920, London, England) was co-author with Richard Clewin Griffith of the first three editions of the famous chess opening treatise Modern Che...
John Hill (author) John Hill, called because of his Swedish honours, "Sir" John Hill, was an English author and botanist.
John Hill (botanist) John Hill (c. 1716 – 21 November 1775), called because of his Swedish honours, "Sir" John Hill, was an English author and botanist.
John Howard Hinton John Howard Hinton (23 March 1791 – 11 December 1873) was an English author and Baptist minister who published, along with many other works, The History and Topography of the United States of ...
John Hunwick John Owen Hunwick (Born 1936, Chard, Somerset, England) is a noted professor, author, Africanist.
John Ingamells John Anderson Stuart Ingamells (12 November 1934 – 19 November 2013) was a British art historian and writer, and former director of the Wallace Collection.
John Jones (Ironmaster) John Jones (22 February 1835—18 July 1897), and his brothers William Highfield Jones and Joseph Jones, were successful industrialists, benefactors and politicians.
John Jones (ironmaster) John Jones (22 February 1835—18 July 1897), and his brothers William Highfield Jones and Joseph Jones, were successful industrialists, benefactors and politicians.
John King Davis John King Davis, CBE was an English-born Australian explorer and navigator notable for his work captaining exploration ships in Antarctic waters as well as for establishing meteorological statio...
John Ling John de Courcy Ling CBE (14 October 1933 – 10 November 2005) was a British diplomat, farmer, politician and writer.
John Major Sir John Major, (born 29 March 1943) is a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.
John P. Matthew John P. Matthew is an Indian English writer, short story writer, songwriter, poet and blogger.
John Pory John Pory (1572–1636) was an English government administrator, traveller, and author of the Jacobean and Caroline eras; he is widely considered to have been the first news correspondent in Engli...
John Radford (wine writer) John Radford, born in Nottingham on 1 December 1946, died on 19 October 2012, was a British writer and broadcaster in the field of wine and food, with an emphasis on Spain.
John Rastell John Rastell (or Rastall) (circa 1475 – 1536) was an English printer, author, member of parliament, and barrister.
John Relly Beard John Relly Beard was an English Unitarian minister who wrote more than thirty books in his lifetime.
John Ross Dix John Dix or John Ross was a British writer and poet in Great Britain and America.
John Roycroft Arthur John Roycroft (born 25 July 1929, London) is an English chess endgame study composer and author.
John Scott-Taggart Wing-Commander John Scott-Taggart OBE, MC (1897 – 1979) was a British radio engineer who served with distinction in both World Wars, applying his technical expertise firstly in radio, and t...
John Seaward John Seaward (January 1786 - March 26, 1858) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.
John Terry (clergyman) John Terry (c.1555–1625) was a Church of England clergyman and anti-Catholic controversialist.
John Van der Kiste John Van der Kiste, British author, was born in Wendover, Buckinghamshire, on September 15, 1954, son of Wing Commander Guy Van der Kiste.
John Winter Jones John Winter Jones (16 June 1805 – 7 September 1881) was an English librarian.
John Wisker John Wisker (30 May 1846, Kingston upon Hull, England – 18 January 1884, Richmond, Victoria) was an English chess player and journalist.
John Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden, CBE (26 February 1906, Swindon, Wiltshire – 18 January 1985, Guildford, Surrey) was a British educationalist probably best remembered for chairing the ...
Jon Hotten Jon Hotten (born in Aldershot, Hampshire, 7 January 1965) is an English author and journalist.
Jon Raven Jon Raven is an English author and musician.
Jon Speelman Jonathan Simon "Jon" Speelman (born 2 October 1956) is an English Grandmaster chess player, mathematician and chess writer.
Jonathan Bowen Jonathan P. Bowen FBCS FRSA (born 1956) is a British computer scientist.
Jonathan Clements Jonathan Clements (born 9 July 1971) is a British author and scriptwriter.
Jonathan Fryer Jonathan Fryer (born 5 June 1950) is a British writer, broadcaster, lecturer and Liberal Democrat politician.
Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy (born 1933 in Edinburgh) is a British author, known for biographies, including one of Alfred Kinsey, and books of social history on the British nanny and public school system.
Jonathan Hancock Jonathan Bruce Hancock is the Founder of The Junior Memory Championship.
Jonathan Skinner Jonathan Skinner is a British author, journalist, and Baptist minister.
Jorian Jenks Jorian Edward Forwood Jenks was an English farmer, environmentalism pioneer and fascist.
Joseph Berington Joseph Berington (16 January 1743 – 1 December 1827) was one of the prominent British Catholic writers of his day.
Julian Hodgson Julian Michael Hodgson (born 25 July 1963) is a British International Grandmaster and former British Champion of chess.
Juliana Berners Juliana Berners, O.S.B., (or Barnes or Bernes) (born 1388?), English writer on heraldry, hawking and hunting, is said to have been prioress of the Priory of St. Mary of Sopwell, near...
Julie Ann Amos Julie Ann Amos is a British management consultant, author and ghost writer.
Julie Mundy Julie Mundy is a British writer who focuses on 20th century history and pop culture, most notably Elvis Presley.
Kallistos Ware Kallistos Ware (born Timothy Ware on 11 September 1934) is an English bishop within the Eastern Orthodox Church under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and one of the best-know...
Kate Mosse Katharine Louise Mosse OBE (born 20 October 1961) is an English novelist, non fiction and short story writer and broadcaster.
Kate Saunders Kate Saunders (born 1960) is an English author, actress and journalist.
Kathryn Wolfe Kathryn Wolfe is an English television director, author and university lecturer.
Keith Hawkins Keith "The Camel" Hawkins (born 1967) is an English professional poker player, based in Middleton Tyas, North Yorkshire.
Kevin Brown (historian) Kevin Brown (born 1961) has been Trust Archivist and Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum Curator at St Mary's NHS Trust, subsequently Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, since 1989, having se...
Kiran Khalap Kiran Khalap (born 1958) is a brand consultant, author and founder of Chlorophyll brand & communications consultancy that was setup in Mumbai, India 1999.
Korban Blake Korban Blake is a British multi-genre author whose work includes science fiction, horror and apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, and a non-fiction survivalism guide, as well as poetry, and...
Leonard William King Leonard William King, M.A., F.S.A. (8 December 1869 – 20 August 1919) was an English archaeologist and Assyriologist educated at Rugby School and King's College in Cambridge.
Lesley Blanch Lesley Blanch, MBE, FRSL (June 6, 1904, London – May 7, 2007, Garavan near Menton, France) was an English writer, historian and traveller.
Lesley Jackson Lesley Jackson is a London-based design curator, historian and author specialising in twentieth century design.
Leslie Audus Leslie John Audus (9 December 19115 May 2011) was a British botanist and Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve survivor of the Japanese internment camps of World War II. He cultured yeast to feed a...
Leslie Dunkling Leslie Dunkling is an author known for his authoritative work on names books, ranging from names people choose for their children to names of pubs.
Lewis Melville Lewis Saul Benjamin, (pen name, Lewis Melville) (1874–1932) was an English author, born in London, England and educated privately in England and Germany.
Lucinda Hawksley Lucinda Anne Dickens Hawksley is a British biographer, author and lecturer.
Lynne Truss Lynne Truss (born 31 May 1955,) is an English writer and journalist, best known for her popular book Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation.
Macdonald Hastings Douglas Edward Macdonald Hastings (1909 – 4 October 1982) was a British journalist, author and war correspondent.
Marcel Knobil Marcel Knobil, born 1963, is an author, writer, editor, publisher and brand consultant.
Marchmont Nedham Marchmont Nedham, also Marchamont or Needham (1620 – November 1678) was a writer, publisher, and political commentator of the middle seventeenth century.
Marcus Binney Marcus Binney, CBE (b. 21 September 1944) is a British architectural historian and author.
Margaret Gelling Margaret Joy Gelling, OBE (née Midgley, 29 November 1924 – 24 April 2009) was an English toponymist, known for her extensive studies of English place names.
Margaret Gowing Margaret Mary Gowing, FBA, FRS, CBE, was an English historian.
Margaret Jourdain Margaret Jourdain (c. 1876–1951) was a prominent writer on English furniture and decoration.
Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (née Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013), was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative...
Maria Georgina Grey Maria Georgina Grey (1816–1906), was an educationist and writer in the United Kingdom who promoted women’s education and was one of the founders of the organisation that became Girls' Day ...
Marjorie Graves (Frances) Marjorie Graves (17 September 1884 - 17 November 1961) was a British civil servant, Conservative politician and writer.
Mark Arnold-Forster Mark Arnold-Forster, DSO, DSC (16 April 1920 – 25 December 1981) was an English journalist and author.
Mary Bennett Mary Letitia Somerville Bennett (9 January 1913 – 1 November 2005) was a British academic, best known for her tenure as Principal of St Hilda's College, Oxford between 1965 and 1980.
Mary Cowden Clarke Mary Victoria Cowden Clarke (née Novello) (22 June 1809 – 12 January 1898) was an English author.
Mary Delany Mary Delany (née Granville) (14 May 1700 – 15 April 1788) was an English Bluestocking, artist, and letter-writer; equally famous for her "paper-mosaicks" and her lively correspondence.
Mary Portas Mary Portas (born 28 May 1960), is an English retail expert and broadcaster, best known for her retail and business related television shows, and most recently for her appointment by the Britis...
Mary Wollstonecraft Mary Wollstonecraft (27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an eighteenth-century English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights.
Mason Jackson Mason Jackson (25 May 1819 – 28 December 1903) was an English engraver.
Matt Hanson Matt Hanson (born September 17, 1971) is an author, film producer, and film director, specializing in digital art.
Nigel Short Nigel David Short MBE (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
Nigel Short (chess grandmaster) Nigel David Short MBE (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
Noel Malcolm Sir Noel Robert Malcolm FBA FRSL (born 26 December 1956) is an English historian and journalist.
Norman J. Warren Norman John Warren is an English film director best known for such 1970s horror films as Satan's Slave, Prey and Terror.
Octavia Hill Octavia Hill (3 December 1838 – 13 August 1912) was an English social reformer, whose main concern was the welfare of the inhabitants of cities, especially London, in the second half of the nin...
Olivia Coolidge Margaret Olivia Ensor Coolidge (October 16, 1908 − December 10, 2006) was a British and American writer and educator.
Pam Rhodes Pam Rhodes (born 22 September 1950 in Gillingham, Kent) is an English television presenter best known for presenting the BBC television long-running religious series Songs of Praise.
Pascoe Grenfell Hill Pascoe Grenfell Hill (1804–1882) was a priest in the Church of England and an author.
Patrick Nuttgens Patrick John Nuttgens CBE (March 2, 1930 – March 15, 2004) was an English architect and academic.
Patrick Whitefield Patrick Whitefield is a British permaculture teacher, designer, and consulting editor for Permaculture Magazine.
Paul Beard Paul Beard (14 October 1904 - 9 June 2002) was an English author and was the president of the College of Psychic Studies.
Paul Beard (spiritualist) Paul Beard (14 October 1904 - 9 June 2002) was an English author and was the president of the College of Psychic Studies.
Paul Devereux Paul Devereux (born 1945) is an author, researcher, lecturer, broadcaster, artist and photographer based in England.
Paul Greengrass Paul Greengrass (born 13 August 1955) is an English film director, screenwriter and former journalist.
Peter Atkins Peter William Atkins FRSC (born 10 August 1940) is a British chemist and former Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Lincoln College.
Peter Beckford (hunter) Sir Peter Beckford (1740–1811), was a British landowner, huntsman, writer, collector and the patron of the composer and pianist Muzio Clementi.
Peter Boardman Peter Boardman (25 December 1950 – 17 May 1982) was a British mountaineer and author.
Peter Gurney Peter Gurney (9 March 1938 - 2 July 2006) was an author and campaigner for the rights and welfare of guinea pigs.
Peter Laslett Peter Laslett (18 December 1915 – 8 November 2001) was an English historian.
Peter Wright Peter Maurice Wright (9 August 191627 April 1995) was an English scientist and former MI5 counterintelligence officer, noted for writing the controversial book Spycatcher, which became an in...
Philip Ardagh Philip Ardagh (born 11 September 1961, London) is an English children's author, primarily known for the Eddie Dickens series of books.
Philip Bagwell Philip Bagwell (16 February 1914 – 17 February 2006) was a prolific and widely respected British labour and transport historian.
Philip Graves Philip Perceval Graves (25 February 1876 – 3 June 1953) was an Irish journalist and writer.
Philip Hoare Philip Hoare (born Patrick Moore, 1958, Southampton) is the author of seven works of non-fiction: Serious Pleasures: The Life of Stephen Tennant (1990) and Noël Coward: A Biography...
Ralph Strode Ralph Strode, English schoolman, was probably a native of the West Midlands.
Ray Wyre Ray Wyre was a British criminologist and pioneer in the treatment of sex offenders.
Raymond Tallis Raymond C. Tallis F.Med.Sci., F.R.C.P., F.R.S.A. (born 1946 in Liverpool) is a polymath from Great Britain.
Raynor Johnson Raynor Carey Johnson (1901–1987) was an English physicist and author.
Reader Bullard Sir Reader William Bullard KCB KCMG CIE (5 December 1885 – 24 May 1976) was a British diplomat and author.
Reginald Arkell Reginald Arkell (1882–1959) was a British script writer and comic novelist who wrote many musical plays for the London theatre.
Reginald Scot Reginald Scot (or Scott) ( – 9 October 1599) was an English country gentleman and Member of Parliament, now remembered as the author of The Discoverie of Witchcraft, which was pub...
Rich Wilson (journalist) Rich Wilson is a UK-based freelance rock writer and author contributing feature articles and reviews since 1998 to such publications as Classic Rock magazine, Metal Hammer, Record Collector, Roc...
Richard Bird (computer scientist) Prof. Richard Simpson Bird (born 1943, London) is a Supernumerary Fellow of Computation at Lincoln College, Oxford, England, and former director of the Oxford University Computing Laboratory (no...
Richard Bornat Richard Bornat (born 1944), is a noted British author and researcher in the field of computer science.
Richard Garrett (author) Richard Garrett (15 January 1920 – 29 July 2008) is an English author and an ex-prisoner of war.
Richard Grey (archdeacon) Richard Grey D.D. (1694–1771) was an English churchman and author, archdeacon of Bedford from 1757.
Richard Grey (priest) Richard Grey D.D. (6 April 1696 – 28 February 1771) was an English churchman and author, archdeacon of Bedford from 1757.
Richard Griffith (chess player) Richard Clewin Griffith (22 July 1872, London – 11 December 1955, Hendon, London) was an English chess player, author and editor.
Richard Gunn (writer) Richard Gunn (born 28 May 1971) is a freelance British author, journalist and photographer with several transport-related books to his credit, as writer, editor or contributor.
Richard Hammond Richard Mark Hammond (born 19 December 1969) is an English presenter, writer, and journalist.
Richard Jebb Richard Jebb (1874–25 June 1953) was an English journalist and author in the field of Empire and colonial nationalism.
Richard Jones (economist) Richard Jones (1790, Tunbridge Wells – 20 January 1855, Hertford Heath) was an English economist who criticised the theoretical views of David Ricardo and T. R. Malthus on economic rent and popu...
Richard Lancelyn Green Richard Lancelyn Green was a British scholar of Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes, generally considered the world's foremost scholar of these topics.
Richard Larn Richard James Vincent Larn, OBE (born 1931) is a retired Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy, a businessman and maritime history writer who is widely regarded as one of Britain's leading histo...
Richard Leonard Richard (Dick) Lawrence Leonard (born 12 December 1930) is a British writer and journalist, writing as Dick Leonard, and also a former British Labour politician.
Richard Lovell Edgeworth Richard Lovell Edgeworth (31 May 1744 – 13 June 1817) was an Anglo-Irish politician, writer and inventor.
Richard Mayson (writer) Richard Mayson (born 1961) is a British author and expert on fortified wines and the wines of Iberia.
Richard Middleton (clergyman) Richard Middleton (died 1641) was a Church of England clergyman and writer who served as Archdeacon of Cardigan and chaplain to Charles, Prince of Wales (later King Charles I).
Richard Middleton (priest) Richard Middleton was a Church of England clergyman and writer who served as Archdeacon of Cardigan and chaplain to Charles, Prince of Wales.
Richard O'Brien (economist) Richard O'Brien (born 19 November 1950, Banbury, Oxfordshire) is an English economist, futurist, author and co-founding partner of Outsights, an independent scenario planning consultancy based i...
Robert Henderson (writer) Robert Henderson (born 1947) is a British writer who has caused public controversy with his views on racial issues and his letters to the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Rodney Dale Rodney A.M. Dale (born 1933) is an English author, editor, publisher, and a co-founder and former member of Cambridge Consultants Ltd. He has also written principally on non-fiction topics (bio...
Roger Ascham Roger Ascham (1515 – 30 December 1568) was an English scholar and didactic writer, famous for his prose style, his promotion of the vernacular, and his theories of education.
Sarah Trimmer Sarah Trimmer (née Kirby; 6 January 1741 – 15 December 1810) was a writer and critic of 18th-century British children's literature, as well as an educational reformer.
Shirley Hibberd James Shirley Hibberd (1825–1890) was one of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian era.
Sid G. Hedges Sidney George Hedges (25 March 1897-1974) was a British author of books and articles on swimming, games and hobbies for young people.
Simon Digby (oriental scholar) Professor Simon Everard Digby MA (17 October 1932 – 10 January 2010) was an English oriental scholar, translator, writer and collector who was awarded the Burton Medal of the Royal Asiatic...
Simon Garfield Simon Frank Garfield (born 19 March 1960) is a British journalist and non-fiction author.
Sir Herbert Croft, 5th Baronet Sir Herbert Croft, 5th Baronet (1 November 1751 – 26 April 1816), English author best known for his novel Love and Madness.
Sir John Woodroffe Sir John George Woodroffe (1865–1936), also known by his pseudonym Arthur Avalon, was a British Orientalist whose work helped to unleash in the West a deep and wide interest in Hind...
Sobieski Stuarts John Sobieski Stuart and Charles Edward Stuart were names used by John Carter Allen and Charles Manning Allen, two 19th-century English brothers who are best known for their role in Scotti...
Stephen Potter Stephen Meredith Potter (1 February 1900 – 2 December 1969) was a British author best known for his mocking self-help books and their film and television derivatives.
Steve Turner (writer) Steve Turner is an English music journalist, biographer and poet, who grew up in Northamptonshire, England.
Stuart Maconie Stuart Maconie (born 13 August 1961) is an English radio DJ and television presenter, writer, journalist, and critic working in the field of pop music and popular culture.
Susan Hampshire Susan Hampshire, Lady Kulukundis, OBE (born 12 May 1937) is a three-time Emmy award winning English actress, best known for her many television and film roles.
Susannah Constantine Susannah F Constantine (born 3 June 1962 in Hammersmith, London) is an English fashion journalist, advisor, television presenter, author and designer.
Susie Dent Susie Dent (born in Woking, Surrey) is an English lexicographer.
T. F. Thiselton-Dyer The Reverend Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer, MA, Oxon (25 July 1848 – 14 July 1923) was a son of William George Thiselton-Dyer, physician and of Catherine Jane, née Firminger.
Talbot Mundy Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) (April 23, 1879 – August 5, 1940) was an English writer.
Terry Nutkins Terence Paul "Terry" Nutkins (12 August 1946 – 6 September 2012) was an English naturalist, television presenter and author.
Terry Sanderson (writer) Terry Sanderson (born 1946) is a leading UK secularist and gay rights activist, author and journalist.
The Secret Footballer The Secret Footballer is the pseudonym of an alleged Premier League footballer who contributes articles to The Guardian newspaper and has authored two books, I Am The Secret Footballer a...
Thomas Browne Sir Thomas Browne (19 October 1605 – 19 October 1682) was an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, re...
Thomas Chippendale Thomas Chippendale (probably born at Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, baptised at Otley - November 1779) was a London cabinet-maker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, ...
Thomas De Quincey Thomas Penson De Quincey (15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).
Thomas de Quincey Thomas Penson De Quincey was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.
Thomas Elyot Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490 – 26 March 1546) was an English diplomat and scholar.
Thomas Frognall Dibdin Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776 – 18 November 1847), English bibliographer, born at Calcutta, was the son of Thomas Dibdin, the sailor brother of Charles Dibdin.
Thomas Girdlestone Thomas Girdlestone (born Holt, Norfolk, 1758, died 25 June 1822) was an English physician and writer.
Thomas Harman A Caveat or Warning for Common Cursitors, vulgarly called vagabonds was first published in 1566 by Thomas Harman, and although no copies of that edition survive, it must have been pop...
Thomas Heywood Thomas Heywood (early 1570s – 16 August 1641) was a prominent English playwright, actor, and author whose peak period of activity falls between late Elizabethan and early Jacobean theatre.
Thomas Jonathan Wooler The publisher Thomas Jonathan Wooler (1786–29 October 1853) was active in the Radical movement of early 19th century Britain, best known for his satirical journal The Black Dwarf.
Thomas Joseph Hutchinson Thomas Joseph Hutchinson was an Anglo-Irish explorer, born at Stonyford County Kilkenny Ireland.
Thomas More Sir Thomas More (7 February 14786 July 1535), known to Roman Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist.
Thomas Robert Malthus The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (13 February 1766 – 23 December 1834) was an English cleric and scholar, influential in the fields of political economy and demography.
Thomas Seccombe Thomas Seccombe (1866—1923) was a miscellaneous English writer and, from 1891 to 1901, assistant editor of the Dictionary of National Biography, in which he wrote over 700 entries.
Thomas Tanner (writer) Thomas Tanner (1630–1682) was an English clergyman and writer, the author of The Entrance of Mazzarini (Oxford, 1657-58).
Thomas Vincent Thomas Vincent (May 1634 – 15 October 1678) was an English Puritan minister and author.
Thomas Wilson (rhetorician) Thomas Wilson (1524–1581) was an English diplomat, judge, and privy councillor in the government of Elizabeth I. He is now remembered for his Logique (1551) and The Arte of Rhetorique (1...
Thorold Coade Thorold Francis Coade (1897-1963) was a British school teacher and headmaster.
Tim Hunkin Tim Hunkin is an English engineer, cartoonist, writer, and artist living in Suffolk, England.
Tim Vigors Wing Commander Timothy Ashmead Vigors, DFC, (22 March 1921 - 14 November 2003) was a British RAF fighter pilot and flying ace during the Battle of Britain and in the Far East.
Tony Benn Anthony Neil Wedgwood "Tony" Benn, PC (born 3 April 1925), formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 50 years and a Cabi...
Tony Buzan Anthony "Tony" Peter Buzan (born 2 June 1942) is an English author and educational consultant.
Tracey Cox Tracey Cox (born 1961) is an English non fiction author who specializes in books on dating, sex and relationships.
Tracy Borman Tracy Borman is a historian and author from Scothern, United Kingdom.
Trinny Woodall Sarah-Jane "Trinny" Woodall (born 8 February 1964 in Marylebone, London) is an English fashion advisor and designer, television presenter and author.
Ursula Graham Bower Ursula Violet Graham Bower MBE (later known as U. V. G. Betts) (15 May 1914 – 12 November 1988), was one of the pioneer anthropologists in the Naga Hills between 1937–1946 and a gue...
Valerie Austin Valerie Austin (born 10 August 1948, in Blackpool, Lancashire) is an English hypnotherapist, trainer, lecturer, author and journalist.
Walter Blith Walter Blith (1605–1654) was an English writer on husbandry and an official under the Commonwealth.
Walter Hadwen Walter Robert Hadwen MD MRCS MRCP (3 August 1854, Woolwich - 27 December 1932) was a Gloucester GP and pharmaceutical chemist, president of the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BU...
Walter James, 4th Baron Northbourne Walter Ernest Christopher James, 4th Baron Northbourne (18 January 1896 – 17 June 1982), was an English agriculturalist, author and rower who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.
Walter Map Walter Map (born 1140, died c. 1208–1210) was a medieval writer of works written in Latin.
Whiteley Turner Whiteley Turner (born 1866 at Higgin Chamber, Yorkshire, England; died 20 February 1921) was a mill worker, shopkeeper and author.
Wilkie Collins William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889) was an English novelist, playwright, and author of short stories.
William Adolf Baillie Grohman William Adolph Baillie Grohman (1851–1921) was an Anglo-Austrian author of works on the Tyrol and the history of hunting, a big game sportsman, and a Kootenay pioneer.
William Carpenter (1797-1874) William Carpenter, born in 1797 at St James, Westminster, London, England, died on April 21, 1874 at Islington, London, was a 19th Century theological and political writer, journalist, and editor.
William Chappell (dancer) William Chappell (27 September 19071 January 1994) was a British dancer, ballet designer and director.
William Chappell (writer) William Chappell (20 November 1809 – 20 August 1888) was an English writer on music, a partner in the London musical firms of Chappell & Co. and later, Cramer & Co.
William Charles Ellis Sir William Charles Ellis (1780–1839) was the superintendent of the West Riding Pauper Asylum.
William Harrison (clergyman) William Harrison (18 April 1534 – 24 April 1593) was an English clergyman, whose Description of England was produced as part of the publishing venture of a group of London stationers who pro...
William Harrison (priest) William Harrison was an English clergyman, whose Description of England was produced as part of the publishing venture of a group of London stationers who produced Raphael Holinshed's Chro...
William Henry Kelson William Henry Kelson FRCS FZS (15 August 1862 – 24 January 1940) was an English physician and writer, President of the Hunterian Society, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and of the...
William Highfield Jones Wolverhampton-born William Highfield Jones JP (7 January 1829-25 March 1903) was a successful industrialist, local politician, author and benefactor who, with two of his brothers, built one of t...
William Hone William Hone (3 June 1780 – 8 November 1842) was an English writer, satirist and bookseller.
William John Conybeare William John Conybeare (1 August 1815 – 1857) was an English vicar, essayist and novelist.
William Leonard Courtney William Leonard Courtney (1850 – 1 November 1928) was an English author, born at Poona, India, and educated at Oxford.
William Macpherson Major General Sir William Grant Macpherson KCMG, CB (1858 - October 1927) was the colonel-commandant of the Royal Army Medical Corps, and the author of its official history.
William Mitchell Acworth Sir William Mitchell Acworth KCSI (22 November 1850 - 2 April 1925) was a British railway economist, barrister and politician.
William S. Baring-Gould William Stuart Baring-Gould (1913–1967) was a noted Sherlock Holmes scholar, best known as the author of the influential 1962 fictional biography, Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A life...
William Simpson Potter William Simpson Potter (21 January 1805–16 January 1879) was a minor 19th-century English author.
William Winterbotham Rev. William Winterbotham (December 15, 1763 - March 31, 1829) was a British Baptist minister and a political prisoner.