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Beginnings of British biography

Isaac Taylor

Beginnings of British biography

being the lives of one hundred persons eminentin British story.

by Isaac Taylor

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Published by J. Harris and Son in London, UK .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13783845M

Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August – 19 May ) was a British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer. He was renowned for his role in the Arab Revolt and the Sinai and Palestine Campaign against the Ottoman Empire during the First World breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned.   The book is marketed as a 1-hour read that covers the entirety of Victoria's life. This isn't exactly accurate. First, Victoria was the longest reigning Monarch in England to date, which makes condensing her life into a 1-hour read impractical/5().

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Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, to Alice Kipling (née MacDonald) and John Lockwood Kipling. Alice (one of the four noted MacDonald sisters) was a vivacious woman, of whom Lord Dufferin would say, "Dullness and Mrs Kipling cannot exist in the same room." John Lockwood Kipling, a sculptor and pottery designer, was the Principal. Roald Dahl Short Biography - Famous British Children's Book Author He was born in He wrote stories for both adults and children. He is the son of a fam.


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