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Sir George Farwell
Farwell, Sir George (1845-1915), English Judge, Was Born At Codsall, Staffs., On Dec. 22, 1845. He Was Educated At Rugby And At Balliol College, Oxford, And Was Called To The Bar In 1871. In 1891 He Became A Q.c. And In 1895 A Bencher Of Lincoln's Inn, While In 1899 ...

Sir George Findlay
Findlay, Sir George (1829-1893), English Railway Manager, Was Born At Rainhill, Lancashire, On May 18, 1829. He Was Originally A Stonemason, Rose To Be In Charge Of Railway Con Struction Operations On The Shrewsbury And Hereford Line, And Eventually (188o) To The Position Of General Manager Of The L.n.w. Railway. ...

Sir James Eyre
Eyre, Sir James , English Judge, Was Edu Cated At Winchester College And At St. John's College, Oxford. He Was Called To The Bar At Gray's Inn In 1755 And Was Appointed Recorder Of London In 1763. He Was Counsel For The Plaintiff In The Case Of Wilkes V. Wood, ...

Sir John Ambrose Fleming
Fleming, Sir John Ambrose ), English Physicist, Was Born At Lancaster On Nov. 29, 1849. He Studied At London And Cambridge, And Held The Posts Of Lecturer In Applied Mechanics, Cambridge, And Professor Of Electrical Engineering, University College, London (1885-1926). Fleming Is A Pioneer In The Applications Of Electrical Science. ...

Sir John Falstaff
Falstaff, Sir John, A Character In Shakespeare's Henry Iv. And Merry Wives. In The Original Draft Of Henry Iv Part I. He Bore The Name Of The Lollard Martyr, Oldcastle, Which Was Changed In Deference, It Would Seem, To Protests From The Fam Ily. Shakespeare Substituted The Name Of Sir ...

Sir John Fastolf
Fastolf, Sir John (d. 1459), English Soldier, In Some Part The Prototype Of Shakespeare's Falstaff, Was The Son Of A Norfolk Gentleman, John Fastolf Of Caister And Is Said To Have Been Squire To Thomas Mowbray, Duke Of Norfolk, Before 1398. He Served With Thomas Of Lancaster In Ireland During ...

Sir John Fenwick
Fenwick, Sir John (c. 1645-1697), English Conspira Tor, Son Of Sir William Fenwick, Was A Strong Partisan Of King James Ii., And On The Accession Of William Iii. Began At Once To Plot Against The New King, For Which He Underwent A Short Im Prisonment In 1689. He Publicly Insulted ...

Sir John Floyer
Floyer, Sir John , English Physician And Author, Was Born At Hinters In Staffordshire, And Was Educated At Oxford. He Practised In Lichfield, And It Was By His Advice That Dr. Johnson, When A Child, Was Taken By His Mother To Be Touched By Queen Anne For The King's Evil. ...

Sir John Fortescue
Fortescue, Sir John (c. 1394–c. 1476), English Lawyer, The Second Son Of Sir John Fortescue, Of An Ancient Devonshire Family, Was Born At Norris, Near South Brent, In Somersetshire, And Educated At Exeter College, Oxford. In 1430 He Was Made A King's Sergeant-at-law, And In 1442 Chief Justice Of The ...

Sir John Fortescue_2
Fortescue, Sir John (c. 1531-1607), English States Man, Was The Eldest Son Of Sir Adrian Fortescue (executed In , And Of His Second Wife, Anne Reade Or Rede. Through His Father's Mother, Alice, Daughter Of Sir Geoffrey Boleyn, He Was Connected With Queen Elizabeth. He Directed The Princess Eliza Beth's ...

Sir Johnston Forbes Robertson
Forbes-robertson, Sir Johnston English Actor, Was Born On Jan. 16, 1853, The Son Of John Forbes Robertson Of Aberdeen, An Art Critic. He Was Educated At Charter House, And Studied At The Royal Academy Schools, But In 1874 He Turned To The Theatre, Making His First Appearance In London As ...

Sir Joseph Fayrer
Fayrer, Sir Joseph, Bart. English Physician, Born In Plymouth On Dec. 6, 1824, Was A Member Of The Indian Medical Service, And On His Return To England Acted As President Of The Medical Board Of The India Office From 1874 To 1895. In 1896 He Was Created A Baronet. Sir ...

Sir Joshua Girling Fitch
Fitch, Sir Joshua Girling English Educationist, Second Son Of Thomas Fitch, Of A Colchester Family, Was Born In Southwark, London, In 1824. He Entered The Educa Tion Inspectorate In 1863, And From 1885 To 1894 Was Chief In Spector Of Training Colleges. Fitch Was A Strong Advocate Of The Higher ...

Sir Luke Fildes
Fildes, Sir Luke (1844-1927), English Painter, Was Born At Liverpool, And Trained In The South Kensington And Royal Academy Schools. His "the Casual Ward" (1874), Is At Royal Holloway College; "the Doctor" (1891), Is In The National Gallery Of British Art (tate Gallery), London. He Painted A Number Of Pictures ...

Sir Richard Fanshawe
Fanshawe, Sir Richard, Bart., Cr. 165o (1608 1666), English Poet And Ambassador, Translator Of Camoens, Son Of Sir Henry Fanshawe, Remembrancer Of The Exchequer, Of Ware Park, Hertfordshire, And Of Elizabeth, Daughter Of Thomas Smith Or Smythe, Was Educated In Cripplegate By The Famous School Master, Thomas Farnaby, And At ...

Sir Robert Filmer
Filmer, Sir Robert (d. 1653), English Political Writer, Champion Of The "divine Right" Of Kings, Was Born At East Sutton, Kent, And Educated At Trinity College, Cambridge. He Was An Ardent Supporter Of The King's Party, And His House Is Said To Have Been Sacked Ten Times During The Civil ...

Sir Samuel Ferguson
Ferguson, Sir Samuel (1810-1886), Irish Poet And Antiquary, Was Born At Belfast. He Was Educated At Trinity Col Lege, Dublin, Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1838, And Was Made Q.c. In 1859, But In 1867 Retired From Practice Upon His Appoint Ment As Deputy-keeper Of The Irish Records. ...

Sir Sandford Fleming
Fleming, Sir Sandford (1827-1915), Canadian En Gineer And Publicist, Was Born At Kirkcaldy, Scotland, On Jan. 7, 1827, But In 1845 Emigrated To Canada, Where He Was From 1867 To 1880 Chief Engineer Of The Dominion Government. Under His Control Were Constructed The Intercolonial Railway And Much Of The Canadian ...

Sir Thomas Fleming
Fleming, Sir Thomas English Judge, Was Born At Newport, Isle Of Wight, And Was Called To The Bar At Lincoln's Inn In 1574. He Sat In Parliament From 1584 To 1601. He Was Recorder Of London , Solicitor-general (1595), Chief Baron Of The Exchequer (1604), And Chief Justice Of The ...

Sir William Fairbairn
Fairbairn, Sir William, Bart. (1789-1874), Scot Tish Engineer, Was Born On Feb. 19, 1789 At Kelso, Roxburghshire, Where His Father Was A Farm-bailiff. In 1803 He Obtained Work At Three Shillings A Week As A Mason's Labourer On The Bridge Then Being Built By John Rennie At Kelso; But Within ...

Sir William Fergusson
Fergusson, Sir William, Bart. (1808-1877), Brit Ish Surgeon, Was Born At Prestonpans, East Lothian, On March 20, 1808. He Was A Pupil At Edinburgh Of The Anatomist Robert Knox (1791-1862) Whose Demonstrator He Was Appointed At The Age Of Twenty. In 1836 He Succeeded Robert Liston As Surgeon To The ...

Sir William Fitzwilliam
Fitzwilliam, Sir William Lord Deputy Of Ireland, Was The Eldest Son Of Sir William Fitzwilliam (d. 1576) Of Milton, Northamptonshire, Where He Was Born. In He Became Vice-treasurer Of Ireland And A Member Of The Irish House Of Commons; And Between This Date And 1571 He Was (during The Absences ...

Sir William Henry Flower
Flower, Sir William Henry Eng Lish Biologist, Was Born At Stratford-on-avon On Nov. 3o, 1831. He Took His M.b. At London In 1851, And Went Out To The Crimea As Assistant-surgeon. On His Return He Became A Member Of The Surgical Staff Of The Middlesex Hospital, London, And In I ...

Sophie Feucheres
Feucheres, Sophie, Baronne De (1795-184o), Anglo French Adventuress, Was Born At St. Helens, Isle Of Wight, In 1795, The Daughter Of A Drunken Fisherman Named Dawes. She Grew Up In The Workhouse, Went Up To London As A Servant, And Became The Mistress Of The Duc De Bourbon, Afterwards Prince ...

Stephen Johnson Field
Field, Stephen Johnson American Jurist, Was Born At Haddam (conn.), On Nov. 4, 1816. In 1837 He Graduated From Williams College. He Then Studied Law, And In 1841 Was Admitted To The New York Bar. He Practised In New York Until 1849, When He Removed To California. In 185o He ...

Stone Or
Stone) Or For Their Play Of Iridescent Colours (see Labradorite And Aventurine). ...

Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone Scott Ish Novelist, Born In Edinburgh On Sept. 7, 1782, Was The Daughter Of James Ferrier, At One Time One Of The Clerks Of The Court Of Session With Sir Walter Scott. Susan Ferrier's First Novel, Marriage (1818), Was Begun In Concert With A Friend, Miss Clavering, ...

Tariff
Tariff.) Size And Efficiency As A Productive Mainte Nance Of A High Standard Of Production Is Very Generally Associated In Continental Agriculture With Farming In Small Units, And The Ad Vocates Of The Extension Of The Small-holding Movement In This Country Base Their Case Very Largely On This Fact. Figures ...

Teofilo Folengo
Folengo, Teofilo Otherwise Known As Marlino Coccajo Or Cocajo, One Of The Principal Italian Macaronic Poets, Was Born Of Noble Parentage At Cipada Near Mantua On Nov. 8, 1491. At Sixteen He Entered The Monastery Of Monte Casino Near Brescia, And Eighteen Months Afterwards He Became A Professed Member Of ...

The Amateur Football Association
The Amateur Football Association When A Large Number Of The Amateur Clubs, Including Nearly All The Old Boys' Clubs, Seceded From The Football Association In 1907, They Unwisely Retained The Old Name With The Addition Of The Word "amateur," Thus Beginning Their New Career By Causing Confusion. They Instituted An ...

The Early Fatimites
The Early Fatimites The Invitation To The Mandi Was Premature, For Ziyadatallah Had Sent A Powerful Army To Oppose Al-shi`i, Which, Making Constantine Its Headquarters, Had Driven Al-shi`i Into The Moun Tains: After Six Months Al-shi'i Secured An Opportunity For Attacking It, And Won A Complete Victory. Early In 906 ...

The Federal Reserve System
Federal Reserve System, The, A United States Banking System Which Began Operation On Nov. 16, 1914. The System Consists Of 12 Federal Reserve Banks, 25 Branches, Two Agencies, And A Government Supervisory Body In Washington Known As The Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System. The 12 Reserve Banks ...

The Football Association
The Football Association Ever Since Its Formation In 1863, The Football Association Has Shown A Talent For Organization. In 1905 It Turned Itself Into A Limited Liability Company, Although No Dividends May Be Paid To The Shareholders Nor May The Directors Be Paid For Their Services, And Has Managed Its ...

The Football Leagues
The Football Leagues When, In 1888, Mr. William Mcgregor, Known Afterwards As The "father Of The League," Wrote A Letter To Certain Clubs Sug Gesting That They Should Band Themselves Together And Arrange To Play Out-and-home Matches With Each Other, He Cannot Even Have Dreamed That The Seed Which He ...

The Four Rugby Unions
The Four Rugby Unions How They Were Founded.—when The Rugby Union Was Formed In 1871 It Received The Support Of Both English And Scottish Clubs, But The Scottish Clubs Had Already Become Strong Enough To Challenge England To Play An International Match, Which Took Place In Edinburgh In March 1871. ...

The Letter F Of
The Letter F Of The Alphabet. This Letter Corresponds To The Sixth Letter Of The Greek, Etruscan And Latin Alphabets, Known To The Greeks As Digamma. The Sound Represented By The Letter In Greek Was A Bilabial Spirant Simi Lar To English W. This Sound Had Disappeared Early From The ...

The Programme Of The
The Programme Of The Fascists The Programme Of The Fascists Differs From Those Of Other Parties, As It Represents For Its Members Not Only A Rule Of Political Conduct, But Also A Moral Code. The Programme States That "the Nation Is Not Merely The Sum Total Of Living Individuals, Nor ...

The Usa Federal Trade
Federal Trade Commission, The (u.s.a.) This Was Created By Federal Legislative Enactment In 1914 In Response To A Demand On The Part Of The Public That The Growth Of Monopoly In The United States Should Be Checked. Ever Since Colonial Days, "special Privilege" In One Form Or Another Has Organized ...

Theobald Fischer
Fischer, Theobald (1846-1910), German Geographer, Was Born At Kirchsteitz, Thuringia, On Oct. 31, 1846. He Was Edu Cated At The Universities Of Heidelberg And Halle, And Visited Many Parts Of Europe In The Pursuit Of Geographical Study, But Especially The Mediterranean Lands, Including North Africa (atlas Lands). The "mediterranean Region" ...

Theodor Fliedner
Fliedner, Theodor (180o-1864), German Protestant Divine And Philanthropist, Was Born On Jan. 21, 1800, At Epstein (near Wiesbaden), And Studied At Giessen, Gottingen And Herborn. In 1821 He Became Pastor Of The Protestant Church At Kaisers Werth, On The Rhine. During A Visit To England In 1823 He Made The ...

Theodor Fontane
Fontane, Theodor (1819-1898), German Poet And Novelist, Was Born At Neu-ruppin On Dec. 3o, 1819. He Made Repeated Visits To England, Interesting Himself In Old English Ballads, And As The First Fruits Of His Tours Published Ein Sommer In London (1854) ; Aus England, Studien And Briefe (186o) And Jenseit ...

Third Book Of Ezra
Ezra, Third Book Of (z Esdras). This "book" Is Variously Called I Esdras (greek, Old Latin And Syriac Versions, And The English Bible From 156o Onwards) ; 2 Esdras (latin Vul Gate) ; 3 Esdras (ethiopic Version And Some Greek Mss.) ; The Greek Ezra (or Esdras), From The Mistaken ...

Thomas De Mahy Favras
Favras, Thomas De Mahy, Marquis De (1744 1790), French Royalist, Was Born On March 26, 1744, At Blois. In 1772 He Became First Lieutenant Of The Swiss Guards Of The Count Of Provence (afterwards Louis Xviii.) . He Retired In And Married In 1776 Victoria Hedwig Caroline, Princess Of Anhalt-bernburg-schaumburg, ...

Thomas Erskine May Farnborough
Farnborough, Thomas Erskine May, Baron (1815-1886), Clerk Of The British House Of Commons And His Torian, Was Born In London On Feb. 8, 1815, And Was Called To The Bar At The Middle Temple In 1838. His Treatise On The Law, Privilege, Proceedings And Usage Of Parliament (1844) Is A ...

Thomas Faed
Faed, Thomas (1826-190o), British Painter, Born In Kirkcudbrightshire, Studied At The School Of Design, Edinburgh, Was A Member Of The Royal Scottish Academy, And Became R.a. In 1864. Three Of His Pictures, "the Silken Gown," "faults On Both Sides" And "the Highland Mother," Are In The National Gallery Of British ...

Thomas Fairfax Fairfax Of
Fairfax Of Cameron, Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Baron (1612-1671), Parliamentary General And Commander In-chief During The English Civil War, The Eldest Son Of The 2nd Lord, Was Born At Denton, Near Otley, Yorkshire, On Jan. 17, 1612. He Studied At St. John's College, Cambridge (1626-29), And Then Served As A Volunteer ...

Thomas Fitzherbert
Fitzherbert, Thomas (1552-1640), English Jesuit, Was Born At Swynnerton, Staffordshire, And Educated At Oxford. In London, He Became A Member Of The Association Founded In 158o To Assist The Jesuits Campion And Parsons. In 1582 He With Drew To The Continent, Where He Was Active In The Cause Of Mary, ...

Thomas Flatman
Flatman, Thomas (1637-1688), Poet And Miniature Painter, Was Educated At Winchester (1649-54) And New College, Oxford (1654-56) . He Left Oxford Without A Degree In 1657, Having Been Made Fellow Of His College In The Previous Year. In 1666 He Was Created M.a. Of Cambridge By The King's Letters. As ...

Thomas Ford
Ford, Thomas (c. 158o-1648), English Musician, Of Whose Life Little More Is Known Than That He Was Attached To The Court Of Prince Henry, Son Of James I. His Works Consist Chiefly Of Exquisite "ayres," Some Of Which May Be Ranked With The Best Of Dowland. They Are Set Either ...

Thomas Henry Farrer Farrer
Farrer, Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron (1819-1899) , English Civil Servant And Statistician, The Son Of A Solicitor, Was Born In London On June 24, 1819, And Was Edu Cated At Eton And Balliol College, Oxford. He Was Called To The Bar At Lincoln's Inn In 1844, But Retired From ...

Timothy Flint
Flint, Timothy (1780-1840), American Clergyman And Writer, Was Born Of Puritan Stock In Reading, Mass., July 23, 1780. He Graduated At Harvard In 1800, And After A Rather Troubled Career As Congregational Minister In Lunenberg (mass.), He Became A Home Missionary. He Was Also For A Short Period A Teacher ...

Tion Tariff Reformtariffs
Tion ; Tariff Reform ; Tariffs ; Imperial Preference ; Guarding Of Industry ; Customs ; Custom House; Customs ...

Titus Quinctius Flamininus
Flamininus, Titus Quinctius (c. 228-174 B.c.), Roman General And Statesman. He Was Military Tribune Under M. Claudius Marcellus, The Conqueror Of Syracuse. In 199 He Was Quaestor, And Consul The Next Year. Flamininus Was One Of The First And Most Successful Of The Rising School Of Roman Statesmen, The Opponents ...

Trade Tropical Agricultureirrigation
Trade ; Tropical Agriculture ; Irrigation.) Great Famines.—amongst The Great Famines Of History May Be Named The Following : B.c. 436 Famine At Rome, When Thousands Of Starving People Threw Themselves Into The Tiber. ...

Types Of Flour
Types Of Flour Sell-rising Flour.—in Recent Years Millers Have Added The Chemical Reagents Necessary To The Evolution Of Carbon Dioxide Gas Directly To Their Flour. The Proportion Of The Alkaline Body, Bicarbonate Of Soda, Is Generally T% Of The Flour. Theoretically, A Quantity Of The Acid Body Should Be Used ...

United States Fisheries
United States Fisheries The United States Fisheries Supporting A Large Manufacturing Trade Are Prosecuted On The Seaboard Of The Atlantic And Pacific Oceans, In The Great Lakes And In Many Prolific Rivers. Their Range Extends From Alaska South-eastwards To Florida And Over Some Thing More Than Ioo° Of Longitude. Although ...

United States
United States The Attempt To Make General The Employment Of The "direct Method," In The Teaching Of Foreign Modern Languages In The United States Had Begun To Subside Before 1909, When It Became Clear That The Method Was Looked On Askance In The Best High Schools And Preparatory Schools, And ...

Van Eyck
Eyck, Van, The Name Of A Family Of Flemish Painters In Whose Works The Rise And Mature Development Of Art In Western Flanders Are Represented. Though Bred In The Valley Of The Meuse, They Established Their Professional Domicile In Ghent And In Bruges; And There, By Skill And Inventive Genius, ...

Via Flaminia
Flaminia, Via, The Chief Ancient Northward High Road Of Italy, Made By C. Flaminius (22o B.c.) . Augustus, When He Instituted A General Restoration Of The Roads Of Italy, Which He Assigned For The Purpose Among Various Senators, Reserved The Flaminia For Himself, And Rebuilt All The Bridges Except The ...

Vincenzo Da Filicaja
Filicaja, Vincenzo Da (1642-1707), Italian Was Born At Florence On Dec. 3o, 1642. He Studied Under The Jesuits At Florence, And Then In The University Of Pisa. He Then Returned To Florence, Married Anna Capponi, And Devoted Him Self To Literary Pursuits. His Rhetorical Genius Was Fired By The Deliverance ...

Vincenzo Foppa
Foppa, Vincenzo Italian Painter, Was Born Near Brescia. He Settled In Pavia Towards 1456, And Was The Head Of A Lombard School Of Painting Which Subsisted Up To The Advent Of Leonardo Da Vinci. In 1489 He Returned To Brescia. Among His Noted Works Are A Fresco In The Brera ...

Wheat
Wheat Wheat As Raw Material.—the Embryo Or Germ From Which The New Plant Originates Forms From I% To 2% Of The Wheat Berry. The Endosperm Is The Food Upon Which The Young Plant Lives Till It Is Able To Obtain Its Sustenance From The Soil And Air. The Endosperm In ...

Wilhelm Filchner
Filchner, Wilhelm (1877— ), German Traveller, Was Born At Munich On Sept. 13, 1877. He Was Educated At The Prussian War Academy, Entered The Army And Was For Some Time Attached To The General Staff. He Travelled In The Pamir Region In 1900; Was Head Of The German China-tibet Expedition ...

William Clyde Fitch
Fitch, William Clyde (1865-1909), American Play Wright, Was Born On May 2, 1865, In Elmira, N.y., And Graduated From Amherst College In 1886. An Interest In Literature, Already Formed, Led Him To Establish Himself In New York City, Where He Began Writing Short Stories For Various Magazines. His Best Known ...

William Edward Forster
Forster, William Edward British Statesman, Was Born Of Quaker Parents At Bradpole In Dorsetshire On July 11, 1818, And Educated At The Friends' School At Totten Ham. Becoming A Woollen Manufacturer At Bradford, Yorkshire (whence After His Marriage He Moved To Burley-in-wharfedale), He Became Known As A Practical Philanthropist. In ...

William Faithorne
Faithorne, William (1626 Or 1627-1691), English Painter And Engraver, Was Born In London And Was Apprenticed To Robert Peake, A Painter And Printseller. On The Outbreak Of The Civil War He Accompanied His Master Into The King's Service, And Being Made Prisoner At Basinghouse, He Was Confined For Some Time ...

William Falconer
Falconer, William (1732-1769), British Poet, Was Born In Edinburgh, The Son Of A Wig-maker. He Went To Sea, And At The Age Of 18 Was Second Mate On The "britannia" When She Was Wrecked Off Cape Colonna. Falconer Was One Of The Three Saved. The Voyage Was The Subject Of ...

William Farr
Farr, William (1807-5883), English Statistician, Was Born At Kenley, In Shropshire, On Nov. 30, 1807. He Studied Medicine In Paris And London, But Only Practised For Five Years. In 1837 He Obtained A Post In The Registrar-general's Office. For The Censuses Of X851 And 1861 He Acted As Assistant-commissioner; For ...

William Finden
Finden, William (1787-1852), English Line Engraver, Was Born In 1787. He Served His Apprenticeship To One James Mitan, But Appears To Have Owed Far More To The Influence Of James Heath. His First Employment On His Own Account Was En Graving Illustrations For Books, And Among The Most Noteworthy Of ...

William Fitz Osbern
Fitz-osbern, William, Earl Of Hereford (d. Io71), Was An Intimate Friend Of William The Conqueror, And The Prin Cipal Agent In Preparing For The Invasion Of England. He Was The Son Of Osbern The Seneschal, One Of William's Guardians During His Minority, Who Had Been Murdered By The Young Duke's ...

William Fitz Osbert
Fitz Osbert, William (d. 1196), Was A Londoner Who Had Served In The Third Crusade, And On His Return Took Up The Cause Of The Poorer Citizens Against The Magnates Who Mo Nopolized The Government Of London. He Complained In Par Ticular Of The Unfair Assessments Of The "aids" For ...

William Fleetwood
Fleetwood, William English Divine, Was Born In The Tower Of London On New Year's Day 1656. He Was Educated At Eton And King's College, Cambridge. About The Time Of The Revolution He Took Orders, And Became Bishop Of St. Asaph (1708), Then Of Ely (1714). He Died At Tottenham On ...

William George Fargo
Fargo, William George Pioneer American Expressman, Was Born In Pompey (n.y.), On May 20, 1818. He Became A Freight Agent For The Auburn And Syracuse Railway Co. In 1841, And Express Messenger Between Albany And Buffalo A Year Later, And In 1843 A Resident Agent In Buffalo. In 1844 He ...

William Henry Fitton
Fitton, William Henry British Geologist, Was Born In Dublin In Jan. 1780. Educated At Trinity College, In That City, And At Edinburgh University, He Took A Medical Practice At Northampton In 1812, And For Some Years The Duties Of His Profession Engrossed His Time. In 182o He Settled In London ...

William Jermyn Florence
Florence, William Jermyn (1831-1891), Ameri Can Actor, Of Irish Descent, Whose Real Name Was Bernard Conlin, Was Born On July 26, 1831, At Albany, N.y., And First Attracted Attention As An Actor At Brougham's Lyceum In 1851. Two Years Later He Married Mrs. Malvina Pray Littell (d. 1906), In Associa ...

William Pitt Fessenden
Fessenden, William Pitt American Statesman And Financier, Was Born In Boscawen, N.h., On Oct. 16, 1806. After Graduating At Bowdoin College In 1823, He Studied Law, And In 1827 Was Admitted To The Bar, Eventually Settling In Portland, Me., Where For Two Years He Was Associated In Practice With His ...

William Stevens Fielding
Fielding, William Stevens , Cana Dian Journalist And Statesman, Was Born In Halifax, Nova Scotia, On Nov. 24, 1848. From 1864 To 1884 He Was One Of The Staff Of The Morning Chronicle, The Chief Liberal Paper Of The Province, And Worked At All Departments Of Newspaper Life. In 1882 ...

William Ventris Field Field
Field, William Ventris Field, Baron (1813 19o7), English Judge, Was Born At Fielden, Bedfordshire, On Aug. 21, 1813. He Was Called To The Bar At The Inner Temple In 185o, After Having Practised For Some Time As A Special Pleader. He Had For Some Time Been The Leader Of The ...

William
William, 2nd Earl ), English Statesman, Was The Son Of The 1st Earl (u.k. Peerage), Who Died In 1756. The English Family Of Fitzwilliam Claimed Descent From A Natural Son Of Wil Liam The Conqueror, And Among Its Earlier Members Were A Sir William Fitzwillam (146o-1534), Sheriff Of London, Who ...