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... John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English science fiction writer who usually used the pen name John Wyndham, although he also used other ...
... five baronetcies created for persons with the surname Baird, three in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia and two in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom ... The Baird Baronets of Newbyth (created in 1660, 1680 and 1809) and of Sauchtonhall (created in 1695) are all descended from Andrew Baird who acquired lands at Auchmedden ... The main line, Baird of Auchmedden expired on the death in 1777 of Sir William Baird whose Auchmedden estate was forfeit and sold following his involvement in the Jacobite Rising of 1745 ...
1369 – 6 July 1415), often referred to in English as John Hus or John Huss, was a Czech priest, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles University in Prague ... After John Wycliffe, the theorist of ecclesiastical Reformation, Hus is considered the first Church reformer (living prior to Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli) ...
1830) March 13 – Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Baronet, Irish nobility (d. 1863) March 18 – John C. 1861) July 26 – John Field, Irish composer (d ...
... Sir John Baird of Newbyth, 2nd Baronet (13 October 1686 – 30 September 1745) was a Scottish politician ... He was the oldest son of Sir William Baird, 1st Baronet and his first wife Helen Gilmour, daughter of Sir John Gilmour ... Baird entered the British House of Commons in 1715, sitting as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Edinburghshire until 1722 ...
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