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Abercromby, Sir Ralph

Abercromby, Sir Ralph (1734–1801), soldier, was born at Menstrie, Clackmannan, Scotland, and baptised 26 October 1734, son of George Abercromby, lawyer and landowner, and Mary Abercromby (née Dundas). He studied law in Edinburgh and Leipzig before entering the British army at the…

Campbell, Sir Cecil James Henry

Campbell, Sir Cecil James Henry (1891–1952), company director, sportsman, and soldier, was born 4 May 1891, the second son of James Henry Mussen Campbell (qv), 1st Baron Glenavy, and his wife Emily (née McCullough).…

Guinness, Walter Edward

Guinness, Walter Edward (1880–1944), 1st Baron Moyne , soldier, politician, traveller, and anthropologist, was born 29 March 1880 in Dublin, third son of Edward Cecil Guinness (qv), 1st earl of Iveagh, and Adelaide Maria Guinness…

Maxwell, Arthur Kenlis

This is a co-subject for the entry on Maxwell, Somerset Henry. View the original entry.

Pelagius

Pelagius (p. 350–p. 418), theologian and heresiarch, was born sometime after the middle of the fourth century, probably in south-western Britain. The description of his contemporary Jerome (Comm. in Hieremiam, III, Praef.) suggests that he was of the Irish…

Walshe, Joseph Patrick

Walshe, Joseph Patrick (1886–1956), diplomat, was born 2 October 1886 in Killenaule, Co. Tipperary, fifth among six children of James Walshe (1835–1900), hotelier, retailer, farmer, and nationalist county councillor for Tipperary South Riding (1899–1900), and Frances Ellen (‘…