John Downes

John Downes may refer to:

  • John Downes (regicide) (1609–c. 1666), English commissioner convicted of regicide of Charles I of England at the restoration of Charles II
  • John Downes (prompter) (died c. 1712), English theatre prompter for most of the Restoration period, 1660–1700
  • John Downes (naval officer) (1786–1854), American Commodore and ship captain in the United States Navy
  • John Downes (sailor) (1870–1943), British Olympic sailing gold medalist in 1908
  • John K. Downes, Canadian politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, 1922–1927

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Emma Groves - Campaign To Ban Plastic Bullets
... United Campaign Against Plastic Bullets after the killing of John Downes in August 1984 ... John Downes was shot dead during a street disturbance ... was Nigel Hegarty, the police officer who killed John Downes ...
Hannington, Northamptonshire - Ancient History of Hannington and The Church of St Peter and St Paul
... The person responsible for this was the Rector, John Downes ... It was John Downe’s wife Lucy who founded the school in Hannington in 1871, and this school building still exists and is used as the Village Hall ... A portrait of Lucy Downes hangs in the building to this day, having been donated by the family in the 1970s ...
John Downes (prompter)
... John Downes (died ca ... Downes first enters the theatrical record in 1664, when he was registered by the Lord Chamberlain as a member of William Davenant's troupe under the patronage ... He is the subject of a number of the Tatler in this letter from Downes (presumably written by Steele), gives a brief account of Downes's life ...

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