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This listing page belongs to Wikipedia:WikiProject Dictionary of National Biography, spun out of the “missing article” project, and is concerned with checking whether Wikipedia has articles for all those listed in the Dictionary of National Biography (DNB), a 63-volume British biographical dictionary published 1885-1900 and now in the public domain. This page relates to volume 59 running from name Wakeman to name Watkins.

Scope of the subproject

It is envisaged that the following work will be done:

  • Checks made that links on this page point to a wikipedia article about the same person;
  • Addition of new articles for all red-links based on DNB text;
  • Checking whether blue-linked articles would benefit from additional text from DNB.

Listings are posted as bulleted lists, with footnotes taken from the DNB summaries published in 1904. The listings and notes are taken from scanned text that is often corrupt and in need of correction. Not all the entries on the list correspond to actual DNB articles; some are “redirects” and there are a few articles devoted to families rather than individuals.

If you are engaged in this work you will probably find quite a number of unreferenced articles among the blue links. You are also encouraged to mention the DNB as a reference on such articles whenever they correspond to the summary, as part of the broader campaign for good sourcing. A suggested template is {{DNB}}.

Locating the full text

DNB text is now available on Wikisource for all first edition articles, on the page s:Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Vol 59 Wakeman - Watkins. Names here are not inverted, as they are in the original: Joe Bloggs would be found at Wikisource s:Bloggs, Joe (DNB00). The text for the first supplement is available too: NB that this Epitome listing includes those supplement articles also.

List maintenance and protocols

List maintenance tasks are to check and manipulate links in the list with piping or descriptive parenthetical disambiguators, and to mark list entries with templates to denote their status; whilst as far as possible retaining the original DNB names:

  • piping: [[Charles Abbot]] -> [[Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester|Charles Abbot]]
  • descriptive parenthetical disambiguators [[Charles Abbot]] -> [[Charles Abbot (botanist)]]
  • both combined [[Charles Abbot]] -> [[Charles Abbot (botanist)|Charles Abbot]]

The work involves:

  • Checking that bluelinks link to the correct person; if so, {{tick}} them. If not, try to find the correct article and pipe or disambiguate the link.
  • Check whether redlinks can be linked to an article by piping or disambiguation.
  • Create articles based on the DNB text for redlinks for which no wikipedia article can be found
  • Check whether existing blue-linked articles could benefit from an input of DNB text (e.g. the article is a stub), and if so, update the article from DNB

A number of templates are provided to mark-up entries:

  • {{mnl}} the link runs to a wrong person; - produces the text: [link currently leads to a wrong person]. It is preferable to amend the link by adding a disambiguator to make it red, if an article for the correct person cannot be found
  • {{dn}} the link runs to a dab page - produces the text [disambiguation needed]. It is preferable to amend the link by adding a disambiguator to make it red, if an article for the correct person cannot be found
  • {{tick}} the link has been checked and runs to the correct person - YesY
  • {{tick}} {{tick}} the text of the linked article has been checked against DNB text and would not benefit from additional DNB text - YesY YesY
  • {{tick}} {{cross}} the text of the linked article looks short enough to suggest it would benefit from additional DNB text - YesY N

Note that before creating new articles based on DNB text you should undertake searches to check that the article's subject does not already have an article. It is easily possible that the disambiguation used in this page is not the disambiguation used in an existing wikipedia article. Equally, feel free to improve upon the disambiguation used in redlinks on this page by amending them.

Supplement articles

Because of the provenance of the listing, a number of the original articles will not in fact be in the announced volume, but in one of the three supplement volumes published in 1901. Since the DNB did not include articles about living people, this will be the case whenever the date of death is after the publication date of the attributed volume. In due course there will be a separate listing.

General thoughts

This project is intended as a new generation in “merging encyclopedias”, as well as being one of the most ambitious attempted. For general ideas of where we are, and some justification of the approach being taken, see the essay Wikipedia:Merging encyclopedias.




















  1. ^ Sir George Wakeman (fl. 1668–1688), physician : a Roman catholic: studied at St. Omcr and Pa via. and probably at Paris; imprisoned as a royalist, e. 169; created baronet. 1661: appointed physician to Queen Catherine, 1670: accused by Titus Oates of planning to poison Charles II, 1678; acquitted, 1679: went abroad; returned to London before 1686.
  2. ^ John Wakeman alias Wiche (d. 1549), first bishop of Gloucester; known as John Wiche; a Benedictine; possibly B.D. Oxford, 1511; possibly of Evesham Abbey, 1513; prior and, 1534, abbot of Tewkesbury; surrendered Tewkesbury to Henry VIII, 1539; took the name Wakeman; bishop of Gloucester, 1541-9.
  3. ^ John Wakering (d. 1426), bishop of Norwich; incumbent of St. Ik-n. London, 1389-96; dark in chancery. 1395; chancellor of the county of Lancaster, 1399; master of the rolls, 1405-15; archdeacon of Canterbury, 1409; keeper of the privy seal, 1415; consecrated Constance, 1416-18; persecuted the ployed in state affairs, 1423-6.
  4. ^ Thomas Wakley dical ntc 1M5-17: practised surgery 181K; seriously injured and his house burned, probably by the Thistlewood gang. 1WO: became acquainted with William Cobbett (q. v.): founded the - to nport mlical *" and bospit.* land in New South Wales, 1831. outh Australia* Association, 1834 (colony founded, 1836); Lonaoa agent of the New Zealand Land Compauy,. SSiU; eripSed to Wellington, New Zeaand,1853: published political pamphlets.
  5. ^ Edward Jerningham Wakefield (1820-1879), colonist; son of Edward Gibbon Wakefield; visited Canada, 1838, and New Zealand, 18S9-44; published notes of his New Zealand experiences, 1845; settled n cjotim in hwpitAl appointment*: : rtvognld autboriTto medlea wt Middlesex. 18S9-J; exposed ::.:
  6. ^ John Richard Walbran (181T-186* shire antiquary: wine merchant to Ripon: mayor of llipou, 5H: superintended the excavations at Founteine Abbey; published Yorkshire guide-books and local toru~. 1-11 I.
  7. ^ Walburga or Walpurga (d. 779?). of English birth; sister of Willi!d; abbess of Heidenheim, c. 761. C lix - 9 1
  8. ^ Walcher (d. 1080), bishop of Durham ; native of Lorraine; secular priot; connected with Liege; consecrated bishop of Durham, 1071; replaced secular priests by monk-; in his irrcat churches; benefactor of Jarrow and Wearmouth monasteries: administered Waltham Abbey; acted as Earl of Northumberland, 1074; won popular hatred, owing to the tyranny of his favourite officers; murdered in a tumult.
  9. ^ Humphrey Walcot (1586–1650), royalist; high sheriff of Shropshire, 1631.
  10. ^ Sir Thomas Walcot (1629–1685), judge; son of Humphrey Walcot; barrister, Middle Temple, 1653: practised in the court of the marches of Wales; recorder of Bewdley, 1671-85; a justice in North Wales, 1676, and chief-justice there, 1681; M.P., Ludlow, 1679-1681; knighted, 1681; justice of the king's bench, 1683.
  11. ^ Mackenzie Edward Walcott (1821-1880 ), ecclesioloorist; at Winchester School, 1837-40; M.A, Exeter College, Oxford, 1847: B.D., 1866; curate in and near London, 1845-53; minister of Berkeley chapel, Mayfair, London, 1867-70; precentor of Ohichester, 18631880; wrote much on churches and cathedrals, 1847-79.
  12. ^ Robert Waldby (d. 1398), archbishop of York; a Yorkshireman; Austin friar: accompanied the Black Prince toGascony, 1355: D.D. Toulouse; envoy to Spain, 1383: bishop of Aire, Gascon, 1387; archbishop of Dublin, 1390-6; chancellor of Ireland, 1392-3; bishop of Ohichester, February 1396; archbishop of York, 1397-8.
  13. ^ Waldigrave Sm EDWARD (1517?-1561), politician: inherited Borloy, Essex, 1543; granted church lands, 1548; in the service of Princess Mary; imprisoned for suffering mass in her household, 1551-2; M.P., Wiltshire, 1553, Somerset, 1554, Essex, 1558; privy councillor and master of the great wardrobe, 1553; knighted, 1553; granted crown lands, 1553, 1557; chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, 1557-8; recusant prisoner in the Tower of London, 1558-61.
  14. ^ Frances Elizabeth Anne Waldegrave, Waldkguavk Oocntkhs (1821–1879), daughter of John Brahain; married firstly, 1839; married secondly, 1840, George Edward, seventh earl Waldegrave (d. 1846); inherited his estates, 1846: married thirdly, 1847, George Granville Harcourt (d. 1861), of Nunehnrn; became a leader in London society, establishing a salon, which was much frequented by the chiefs of the liberal party: restored Strawberry Hill; married fourthly, 1863,Chichester Fortescue, afterwards Baron Carlingford
  15. ^ George Granvillk Waldegrave , second Baron Radstock (1786–1857), eldest son of William Waldegrave, first baron Radstock; served in the navy, 1798-1815; captain, 1807; O.B., 1815; rear-admiral, 1841; vice-admiral, 1851.
  16. ^ Henry Waldegrave , first BARON WAI.DKORAVK (d. 1689), of Chewton, Somerset; fourth baronet; a Roman catholic; married Henrietta, natural daughter of James II, 1684; created Baron Waldegrave, 1686; comptroller of the household, 1687; withdrew to Paris, 1688.
  17. ^ James Waldegrave , first EARL WAIJKGRAVE (1685-1741), succeeded his father, Henry Waldegrave, first baron Waldegrave, 1689; educated in France; embraced protestantism, 1719: a lord of the bedchamber, 1723; envoy to Paris, 1725; ambassador at Vienna, 17271730, and Paris, 1730-40; created Earl Waldegrave, 1729; K.G., 1738; his correspondence (1728-39) in the British Musoum.
  18. ^ James Waldegrave , second EARL (1716–1763), educated at Eton: succeeded his father, James Waldegrav* first earl Waldegrave; lord of the bedchamber, 1743: chief confidant of George II, 1743-60: governor of the Prince of Wales (afterwards George III), 1752-6; premier, 8-12 June 1757; K.G., 1757; his memoirs published, 1821.
  19. ^ John Waldegrave , third EARL WALTIX:HAVK id. 1784), econd sou of James Waldegrave, first earl Waldegrave; distinguished himself at St. Ma!o, 1758, and Minden, 1759: succeeded to the earldom, April 17G3; lieutenant-general, 1772.
  20. ^ Waldegrave or WALGRAVE. Sm RICH AH D (d. 1402), of Smallbridge; M.I, Suffolk, in most parliaments from 1376 to 1390; speaker of the House of Commons, 1381-2.
  21. ^ Robert Waldegrave (1554?-1601), puritan printer; printer's apprentice in London, 1568; free of the StationersCompany, 157G; issued his first publication, 1578; his press destroyed for issuing John Odall's treatise against episcopacy, 1588; imprisoned, autumn, 1588; printed at East Molesey John Penry-i q. v.l first Marprelatc tract, 1588; moved his press to Fawsley, 1588, and to Coventry, 1589; visited La Rochellc, 1590; published many books at Edinburgh, 1590-1603: king's printer in Scotland, 1591; returned to London, 1603.
  22. ^ Samuel Waldegrave (1817–1869), bishop of Carlisle: second son of the eighth Earl Waldegrave; a double-first at Oxford, 1839; fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1839-45; M.A., 1842; D.D. by diploma, 1860; rector of Barford St. Martin, 1844; Bampton lecturer, 1854: canon of Salisbury, 1857; bishop of Carlisle, 1860-9; published sermons and charges.
  23. ^ Sir William Waldegrave (. 1689), physician; M.D. Padua, 1 659; a Roman catholic; physician to Mary Beatrice, queen of James II.
  24. ^ William Waldegrave , first BARON RAOSTOCK (1753-1825), admiral; second son of John Walilegrave, third earl t Waldeprave; served at sea, 1706-83, 1790, 1793-1802; lieutenant, 1772; captain, 1776; rearadmiral, 1794; third in command at St. Vincent, 1797: created Baron Radstock in the Irish peerage, 1800; admiral, 1802; G.C.B., 1815.
  25. ^ Barons Howard Pr Walden . See GRIFFIN (formerly WHITWKLL), JOHN GRIFFIN, 1719-1797; ELLIS, CHARLES AUGUSTUS, 1799-1868.
  26. ^ Roger Walden (d. 1406), archbishop of Canterbury; incumbent of St. Helier's, Jersey, 1371; resident chiefly in Jersey till 1386; held benefices also in Yorkshire, 1374, Leicestershire, Westmoreland, 1385, and Essex, 1391; held prebends in Lincoln, Salisbury, Lichfield, Exeter, and St. Paul's, London; treasurer of Calais, 1387-92; rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn, London, 1391: secretary to Richard II; lord high treasurer, 1395-8: dean of York, c. 1395; archbishop of Canterbury iurinir Arundel's exile, 1398; prisoner in the Tower of London, 1400; bishop of London, 1405-6.
  27. ^ Thomas Walden (d. 1430).
  28. ^ Waldhere or Waldheri (fl. 705), bishop of London, 693; dead before 716. The grant to Peterborough attested by him and Archbishop Theodore is a forgery.
  29. ^ Charlotte Ann Waldie , afterwards Mrs Eaton (1788–1859), visited Brussels, 1815: published a Narrative of her Waterloo experiences, 1817, a description of Rome, 1820, and two novels; married Stephen Eaton, 1822.
  30. ^ Jane Waldie , afterwards Mrs. Watts (1793-1826), landscape-painter: published Sketches of her 1816-17 continental tour; married Captain George Augustus Watts, 1820.
  31. ^ Waldric (d. 1112).
  32. ^ Francis Godolphin Waldron (1744–1818), writer and actor; occurs occasionally as acting in London, from 1769: brought out some feeble comedies and adaptations, 1773-1804; published a history of the English stage, 1800; edited collections of scarce tracts and some biographical collections.
  33. ^ George Waldron (1690–1730?), author; educated at Queen's College, Oxford; revenue officer in Man: published speeches and occasional poems, 1716-23; his Description of the Isle of Man published, 1731.
  34. ^ Sir Charles Wale (1763–1845), general ; entered the army, 1779; lieutenant at Gibraltar, 1781-2: lieutenant-colonel, 1798; served in the West Indies, 1810-15; major-general, 1811; K.C.B., 1815; general, 1838.
  35. ^ Wale n:KD!:niOK ntt-18f8).ioWter: ii.i n,; oiiuniui l r of lutive bone, 1868; killed in action.
  36. ^ Wale A M U F.I, (,. 1786), historical paint. of Fran.-i- H.iyman: exhibited,! 760- 7: professor of Mnpecttff to the Uoyal Academy, 1768, ami Ubnaian,
  37. ^ Hum Waledeh l'HUKV I.K (rf. 1330?). occurs as kitn. ! rk. in charge of estate*, from 1290; submitted t Edward r- fixation ot the dmr, 1297; baron of the exchequer, 13U8-7: acted occasionally as justice, 13O9-14; steward of Wlwlnor park crown estates, 132o; baron of the exchequer. 13 I. till death.
  38. ^ Walerand Unr.Kinv. U73X judw : partisan and household officer of Henry III: frfimtly employed as custodian of manor* and cwtlw, 1246-62: sbcri icestershlre, 1246, of Kent, 1231: justlclar, 1251-8: noneM-!,:I! of Oasoony, 1252: in attendance on Henry III in Oasoony, 1253-4: envoy to Pope Alexander IV, ISM, to Germany, 1256. to France. 1257 and IMS: juntictar. ISM: warden of the Cinque ports, 1262; declared by the barons one of Henry III 1 - evil iMiiiiwllon. 1263: fought on Henry Ill's side, 12G4: n- anh-1 by* of lands, 1249: envoy to the Wi-l-li, 1267: justiciar, 1268-71: one of Prince Edward's trustees, 1270.
  39. ^ James Wales (1747–1795), painter; painted portraits and landscapes at Aberbeen; exhibited portraits in London. 1783-91: resided in India, painting *: of native prince* and sketching architectural it-main*, 1791-5. 1810: briffadler-gcueral and governor o: 1830: his ooUccUoo of
  40. ^ Owen of Wales (d. 1378).
  41. ^ William Wales ( 1731?-1798), mathematician : astronomical observer to the EodMtrt Bay transit of Venus expedition. 1769. and to Jam- Cook second, 1772-4, and third. 1776-s U.S.. 1776; mathe matical master ut ChristV U.Hpital, London, e. 1781-98; published astronomical and statistical pajer.
  42. ^ Jacob Waley (1818–1873), legal writer ; educated in London: barrister. Lincoln 1 * Inn. 1842; an eminent conveyancer: a leading member of the Jewish community: professor of political economy, University College, London, 1854-66.
  43. ^ Simon Waley Waley (1827–1875), amateur musician: stock-xch:uige broker; a leading member of the London Jews; published inu-ic and notes of travel.
  44. ^ Waleys or WALENSIS.
  45. ^ Waley 8, WALEIS, WALLEIS, or GALEYS.Lk Henry (t. 1302?), mayor of London: sheriff of London, 1270: mayor of Bordeaux, 1275: knighted, e. 1281: mayor of London, 1273-4, 1281-4, and 1298: while ui office was severe airainst disturbers of tire peace and against short-weight bakera and millers: M.P.. tondon, 1283; often abroad on Edward I'a business, 1288-97; owned much property in London.
  46. ^ Cornelius Walford (1827–1885), writer on insurance; solicitor's clerk; insurance agent at Withaui, 1848: barrister, Middle Temple, I860; director of various banking and insurance societiw in London. 1SCO-H5: published standard works on Insurance, 1857-78, and collections concerning famines, fairs, gilds, 1877-84.
  47. ^ Edward Walford (1823–1897), compil. r : M l.olar of Ifcilliol College, Oxford, 1841; M.A., 1H17: ordained, 1846; embraced RomaiiUm: joumalist in London. 1858-69: edital numerous biographical, genealogical, and topographical works, 1855-94.
  48. ^ Thomas Walford (1752–1833),antiqnary ; major of militia, 1797: FAA 1788: publUlied The Scientific Tourist containing descriptions of aiicieut monuments, 1818. lx.
  49. ^ Edward John Walhouse afterwards Littleton, John, first Baron Hatherton (1791–1863). See Littleton.
  50. ^ Peter Walkden (1684–1769), prcsbyterian minUter: native of Lancashire; M.A. In Scotland; pastor in Yorksh're, 17UM. and LaniM.-iiirv, 1711-41, and t i -69. His diary for 1726 and 1729-30 has been printed.
  51. ^ Walkelin or Walchelin (f. 1098), bishop of Wlnchestar; appointed Mabop, 1070, by his MnaMM. tfst Conqueror; onsiiooaMfuUy proposed sub*UtuUn secular ,,,:., ". -..,! A:.......T:...-.- -., chatter new cathedral. 1079-93; destroyed UN old Baxoa .:.. QlaMajatf a ftftjai.1 i. -.:.- !... 1087-8.
  52. ^ Adam Walker (1731 r-lftSlXaothor and I native of Westmoreland: sHMauirht: teacher In the north: baoanw a trai physios: settled in London; employed at Kton and WinChester: publb-hol tract* on ventilation and note* of his lecture*.
  53. ^ Alexander Walker , first baronrt (1764-1W1). brigadier-general: served in the Bombay army, 1780-89; uit. 1788: capuin, 17V7: political agent in uaroda. !-" H: Uentenant-colonel. 1808; returned to England, n* 18SS oriental manuscript* praservvi la the Bodleian.
  54. ^ Walker Bin ANDREW BARCLAY (18*4-1881). benefactor of Liverpool: a wealthy brewer; mayor of Li V.TI-M. 1x73 i. 1*75-7: birlt Liverpool art gallery and the laboratories of Liverpool University College: knighted, 1877: created baronet, 1886.
  55. ^ Anthony Walker (1726–1766), draughtsman and engraver: son of a Yorkshire tailor; pupil ( Johu . -l. v.; a noted book illustrator.
  56. ^ Walker Silt BALDWIN WAKE, first baronet (1802-1876), admiral; entered navy, 181S; lieutenant, 1820: captain. IKJH; in the Turkish navy, latterly a Yavir Pasha. 13 1..; K.C.It., 1841; re-entered the British navy, 1H45: surveyor of the nary. 1848-60; created baronet, 1866: rear-admiral, IMS; commander-in-chicf at the Cape, 1861-4; admiral, 1870.
  57. ^ Walker Sin CHARLES PYNDAR BEAUCHAMP (1817-1894), general; ensign. 1836; captain, 1846; lieutenant-colonel, 1855: served In the Crimea, 1864, India, 1859, and China, I860: colonel, I860: military attache la Prussia, 18ti6-77: major-general, 1873; Inspector-general of military ulucatiou, 1878-84; K.C.B., 181: Keneral, 1884.
  58. ^ Charles Vincent Walker (1812–1882). electrical engineer; publislied treatises on electric 1850: i-livtririan to the South-Bastern Railway. 1846-8S; introduced improvements in telegraphy, 1848-9: P.R&, 1855.
  59. ^ Clement Walker (. 1651). presbyterian leader : a Somerset squire; student of the Middle Temple, 1611: took the parliamentary side. 1642; imprisoned for pamphlets accusing Nathaniel FU-nnes of treachery at Kn-tol,1643; M.I, Wells, 1646 till expnlled by Iride's l'urge1648: vigoroosly opposol tlie independents; wrote :,t parliamentary misrule, 1647: prinonrr in the Tower of London, 1649 till death, on account of his * His* tory of Independency part L, 1648, part U., 1649. part UL (posthumously), 1661.
  60. ^ Drank Franklin Walker (1778–1866), science lecturer; son of Adam Walker
  61. ^ Sir Edward Walker (1612–1677), herald; servant of Thomas Howard, earl of ArundcL, 1633-9: pursuivant, 1636: Chester herald, 1638: in attendance on les 1, 1642-6; secretary at war, 1642; a secretary Ml privy council, 1644; Norroy king-of-atm, 1*44:  ; the (larU-r. 1C45: knighted, 1645; inFrance, 1647-8: ) Charlos I at Newport, 1648; clerk of the council to cimrle* II at the Hague, 1649,and at Cologne, 1666:  ! accompanied Charles (II) to Scotland. 1660; returned to Holland, 1650; secretary at war to Charles II, 1666: a ..f council, 1660: ejected Sir Edward Byssbe, tl.e parliamentary Garter king-of-arma, 1660; quarrelled with his fellow heralds: collected narratives of the civil war, 1664; purchased Shakespeare's bouse at Stratfordon-Avon, 1676; wrote heraldic tracu.
  62. ^ Elizabeth Walker (1800–1876), engraver and portrait-painter: daughter of Samuel : married, 1829, William Walker (1791-1867... exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1818-60.
  63. ^ Frederick Walker (1840–1875), painter; a Londoner: architect's clerk. 1H55: art student, 1*57; wood-eii.niver's apprentice, 1H5H;:i prolific book-illustrator, 1859-65; exhibited in oil and water colours, 18G3
  64. ^ George Walker (1581?–1651) puritan divine; born in Lancashire; M.A. St. John's College, Cambridge, 1611; rector of St. John Evangelist, Watling Street, London, 1614-51; incorporated B.D. at Oxford, 1621; engaged in controversies with Socinians, 1614, and Romanists, 1623-4; censured by Laud, 1635; published a Sabbatarian treatise, 1638; imprisoned for factious preaching, 1638-1641; member of the Westminster Assembly, 1643; published theological tracts.
  65. ^ George Walker (1618–1690), governor of Londonderry; educated at Glasgow; incumbent of Lissan, co. Derry, 1669, and of Donaghmore, Tyrone, 1674; raised a regiment at Dungannon, 1688; joint-governor of Derry during its famous siege, April-July 1689, the town being relieved by water in July; sent to ask pecuniary relief for Derry in London, August 1689; published a narrative of the siege of Derry, 1689; bishop designate of Derry; honorary D.D. Cambridge and Oxford; at Belfast, March 1690; killed at the battle of the Boyne.
  66. ^ George Walker (d. 1777), privateer; served in the Dutch navy in the Levant; a mercantile captain; commanded, on the American and French coasts, a privateer ship, 1739-44, and a privateer squadron. 1744-8; mercantile captain in the North Sea trade.
  67. ^ George Walker (1734?–1807), dissenting divine and mathematician; studied mathematics at Edinburgh, 1761, and Glasgow, 1752-4; presbyterian minister at Durham, 1757-62, in Norfolk, 1762-72, and at Nottingham, 1774-98; professor at Manchester College, 17981803; an active politician; published sermons and mathematical works.
  68. ^ George Walker (1772–1847), novelist; a London bookseller and music publisher, 1789-1847; published romances and verses, 1792-1824.
  69. ^ George Walker (1803–1879), writer on chess; son of George Walker (1772-1847); a leading player, 1840-7: a London stockbroker, 1847-79; published chess treatises, 1832-50.
  70. ^ George Alfred Walker (1807–1884), sanitary reformer; studied medicine in London: qualified as a Burgeon, 1831: visited Paris, 1836; medical practitioner in London; agitated against burying in churches and in city churchyards, 1839-51. JicMx. 61
  71. ^ Walker Sm GEORGE TOWNSHtff j, baronet (1764-1842), general; entered the army, 1782: lieutenant, 1783; captain, 1791; lieutenant-colonel, 1798; majorgeneral 1811: distinguished himself at Vimk-ra, 1808; commanded a Portuguese brigade, 1811; severely wounded at Badajoz, 1812; commanded a British -brigade, and afterard a division, 1813; wounded at Ortbec, 1814; K.C.B., 1815; G.C.B., 1817; lieutenant-general, 1821; commander-in-chief at Madras, 1826-31; created baronet, 1836: lieutenant-governor of Chelsea Hospital, 1837-42 general, 1838. p ix. 6 i
  72. ^ George Washington Walker (1ROO-1869), missionary; draper's assistant at Newcatle-on-Tyne; joined the qnakers, 1827; went on a missionary tour to Australia and Tasmania, 1831-8, and South Africa, 183840: married and settled as a draper at Hobart Town, 1840; published tracts.
  73. ^ Sir Hovenden Walker (d. 1728), rear-admiral; an Irishman; captain in the navy, 1692-9, 1701-11; rear-admiral and knighted, 1711; failed in an attempt on Quebec, 1711; commander-in-chief at Jamaica, 1712; removed from the list of admirals, 1715: went to Carolina, 1716; published a journal of his Canada expedition, 1720; resided latterly in Ireland.
  74. ^ James Walker (1748–1808?), mezzotint engraver; pupil of Valentine Green; published portraits; went to St. Petersburg as court engraver, 1784; returned to England, 1802.
  75. ^ James Walker (1764–1831), rear-admiral; served 1J llavy 177G - 83 1789-96, 1797-1818; lieutenant, 1781; travelled on the continent, 1783-8; commander, 179 J; under censure for overstepping orders, 1795-7; captain, 1797; distinguished himself at Campenlowu 17)7, and Copenhagen, 1801; C.B., 1815; rear-admiral, 1821.
  76. ^ James Walker (1770?–1841), Scottish episcopalian bishop; educated atMarischal College, Aberdeen, and St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A., 1793; D.D., 1 travelling tutor in Germany, c. 1799; incumbent of St. Peter's Chapel, Edinburgh; bishop of Edinburgh and professor in the Scottish episcopalian theological college. 1830-41; primus, 1837; published sermons.
  77. ^ Sir James Walker (1809–1885), colonial governor: educated at Edinburgh; clerk in the colonial office, 1825; official at Honduras, 1837, in the West Indie1839-69, and Bahamas, 1869-71; K.C.M.G., 1869.
  78. ^ James Robertson Walker - (1783–1868), captain R.N.: by birth James Robertson; took the additional name Walker, 1824; served in the navy, 1801-15: lieutenant, 1808; defeated and taken prisoner bv the Americans on Lake Champlain, September 1814 -commander, 1815; captain, 1851.
  79. ^ James Thomas Walker (1826–1896), general, royal engineers; son of a Madras civil servant; born at Cannauore, South India; trained at Addiscombe and Chatham: second lieutenant, Bombay engineers, is-ii; reached Bombay, 1846; served in the Pnnjaub campaign. 1848-9; surveyed the northern frontier, 1849-53: fnqnently employed in expeditions against the hill tribe-. 1849-60; lieutenant, 1853; officially connected with the trigonometrical survey of India, 1853-60; field-engineer at Delhi, 1857; captain, 1857: major, 1858; superintendent of the trigonometrical survey, 1861-83; lieutenant-colonel, 1864; visited Russia, 1864; edited the official account of the trigonometrical survey from 1871; surveyor-genera! of India, 1878-83; major-general, 1878; general, 1884; F.R.S., 1865; hon. LL.D. Cambridge, 1883; wrote on geographical and geodetical subjects.
  80. ^ John Walker (d. 1588), divine : B.A. Cambridge, 1547: D.D., 1569; incumbent of Alderton, before 1562: preacher at Ipswich and, 1564, Norwich: canon of Norwich, 1569, and of St. Paul's, London, 1575-88; archdeacon of Essex, 1571-85; rector of Laindon, 1573; wrote theological tracts.
  81. ^ John Walker (1692?–1741), classical scholar; educated at Wakefield School and Trinity College, Cambridge: B.A., 1713; M.A. and fellow, 1717; went to Paris, 1719, as emissary of Bentley, for purpose of collecting various readings for proposed Grace-Latin New Testament projected by Bentley, c. 1716: at Paris, Brussels, and elsewhere he collated numerous manuscripts; many of his collections in Trinity College Library, Cambridge: dean and rector of Bocking, 1725; chancellor of St. David's, 1727: D.D., 1728; archdeacon of Hereford, 1729: rector of St. Mary Aldermary. and incumbent of St. Thomas the Apostle, London, 1730; chaplain to George II.
  82. ^ John Walker (1674–1747), ecclesiastical historian; fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, 1695-1700; M.A., 1699; rector of St. Mary Major, Exeter, 1698; hon. D.D. Oxford, 1714: prebendary of Exeter, 1714; published his account of the sufferings of the clergy during the Commonwealth period, 1714; rector of Upton Pync, 1720-47; his manuscript collections in the Bodleian.
  83. ^ John Walker (fl. 1800), landscape-engraver; son of William Walker (1729-1793) lix. 4
  84. ^ John Walker (17:11-1803), botanist: born ami j educated in Edinburgh; minister of Glcncorsc. Mid- j lothian, 1758-62, of Moffat, 1762-83, and of Colinton, I 1783; sent to report on the Hebrides, 1764; honorary j M.D. Glasgow, and D.D. Edinburgh, 1765: professor of i natural history, Edinburgh, 1779-1803; published botnmV cal papers. lix. 7!J
  85. ^ John Walker (1732-1 807), lexicographer; acted in the provinces and in London; acted in Dublin, 1758-G2 ! and 1767; quitted the stage, 1768; taught school at j Kensington, 1769-71; became a travelling lecturer on j elocution; embraced Romanism: projected hisPronouncing Dictionary 1774, published it, 1791; published text-books of elocution and English grammar,
  86. ^ Walker .I.UIN ( i;;,y i.-o.,. mftu of soicnoa: a Cumberland blacksmith; rntfraver at Dublin. 1779-83; quiik.T  ; k of geography, 1 78H, ami u 1.4,1797: .M.H. Lqrdi... I7M; rktted pull:- race in London, l-c 3u; pubhched miwel x. 75
  87. ^ Walker JHN ,. antiquary; at Win UBnuenoseCoUax. -, Oxford, 1707; vicar of Bornobcurok, iwi-3i: publish M x,,mana 1809, Utter- ntu-n by Kiiiin.-nt IVrsons 1813, i nii--Hluneous coUeotioiu; edited theo.xi. the Oxford University Calendar llu.
  88. ^ John Walker (1768–1833), founder of the Walkerites; scholar, 1788, ami fellow, 1791-1804, of Triiuu College, Dublin; 1U.. Iftio: uUuidoiiul Angll .!!! luiiinlitl:m rti.-:iif t' . Church of God in Dublin, 1*4; private tutor in Hut, hi.. 1*14-19, and In London from 1819; return, M to Dublin. 1H33; published classical, mathematical, and controversial works.
  89. ^ John Walker (1781?-1859), druggist In Stockton1818; invented a friction match, 1827.
  90. ^ Joseph Cooper Walker (1761–1810), Irish antiquary; published papers on Irish history and antiquities, and on the Italian drama.
  91. ^ Obadiah Walker (1616–1699), Oxford Romanist; a Yorkshireman: fellow of University College, Oxford, 1633, till ejected by the parliamentary viuitors, 1648; came uuder the influence of Abraliam Woodhead: M.A., 1638; tutor and bursar of his college; visited Koine. 1048; private tutor in Surrey, 1650; recovered bis fellowship, 1660; visited Home, 1C61-6: recovered his tutorship, 1665; a delegate of the Oxford University Press, 1667; elected master of University College, Oxford, June 1676; suspected of Romanism, 1678-80: publicly professed Romanism after James II's accession, January 1686; opened a Romanist chapel in his college, August 1686, and a Romanist press, 1687: left Oxford, November 1688; prisoner in the Tower of London, December 1688January 1690; ejected from his mastership, February 1689; excepted from the act of pardon, 1690; withdrew to the continent; lived latterly on private charity in London; published educational works and theological treatises.
  92. ^ Richard Walker (1679–1764), vice-master of Trinity College, Cambridge; fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; M.A., 1710: D.D., 1728; curate at Upwell, 1708; junior bursar of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1717, and vice-master, 1734; supported the master, Richard Bentley (1662-1742), throughout his quarrel with the fellows of Trinity College; appointed professor of moral philosophy, Cambridge, 1744; rector of Thorpland. 1745-67, and of Upwell, 1757; founded the University Botanical Garden, Cambridge, 1768.
  93. ^ Robert Walker (d. 1658?), portrait-painter; painted portraits of Cromwell and other parliamentary ....I T-.
  94. ^ Robert Walker (1709–1808), styled ' Wonderful Walkerby Cumberland peasantry: native of. schoolin:i-tT of, and finally, 1735 tilt death, curate of Smtliwaite. Borrowdale, Cumberland; commemorated by Wordsworth.
  95. ^ Robert Francis Walker (1789–1854). translator; chorister of Magdalen College, Oxford; chaplain of New College, Oxford, 1812: M.A., 1813: curate at Purleigh, 1H19-48; translated German evangelical theology, 1836-44.
  96. ^ Samuel Walker (1714–1761), evangelical divine; B.A. Exeter College, Oxford, 1736: travelling tutor in France, 1738-40; vicar of Lanlivery, 1740-6; rector of Truro. 174t-f,l; vicar of Talland, 174-8: correspondent of John and Charles Wesley; many of his sermons published posthumously.
  97. ^ Sayer Walker (1748–1826), physician; presbyterian minister at Enfield: M.D. Aberdeen, 1791; accoucheur in London from 1798.
  98. ^ Walker (179*-184). Sec WlU.IV M MKNEV.
  99. ^ Walkee U98-1744), actor and dm tnatist: .:-.;.,;,:v.:.,...;... Opera 1788; brought out some poor aduptatiow and , i......... -11 -:.
  100. ^ Thoma Walker (174-1B$6) police magistrate; (rfaMaa: oMoa m kb: tad -i Mm
  101. ^ Thomas Walker (iH28-1896) ioanaIlst:bmla If-uoght; reporter In Loodoo. earnnter If-uoght; reporter In London, 1846; a sub-editor of the Daily News,* 18Sl, and editor 1858-69: editor of the London Gazette.
  102. ^ Thomas La Uk Ins Walkee (.. toct; pupil of Augtwtiw Cfr PuKin; demed several ohurches and matisious, 18S8-48; pobUsbed arohiteotural treaU; died at Hong Kong, 1860.
  103. ^ William Walker (168–1684), schoolmaster; B.A. Trinity College, Cambridge: head-master of Louth and Grantham schools; vicar of Colsterworth; published grammatical text-boolu, includiug, 1663, A Treatise of English Particles.
  104. ^ William Walker (1729–1793), engraver; a proline book-illustrator.
  105. ^ William Walker (1767?-1816), lecturer on astronomy; cldext son of Adam Walker
  106. ^ William Walkee ( 1791–1867) engraver; learnt engraving in Edinburgh; went to London, 1815; engraved portrait* and subject-pictures.
  107. ^ William Walkee slDNT.Y (1795–1848). alway* rnlUil s 11 INKY WALKKK; Shakespearenn critic; began writing verses, 1808: at Eton, 111-15; 15.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1819; fellow, 1x20-9: publUbal verses, 1813-16; eilitedCorpus I'octarum Latinoram.* iMjh; dependent on private charity fmai lio; hi letters and poems published, 1862, and his Shakejoeare noUsi edited by Lcttsom as Shakespeare's Versification 1854, and A Critical Examination of the Text of Shakespeare 1860.
  108. ^ George Arnott Walker-Arnott (179-1868).
  109. ^ Francis Walkinoajie (d. 1751-l7h5), writingmaster R Kensington: published The Tutor's Assistant, a school arithmetic, 1761.
  110. ^ Nicholas de Walkington (fl. 1193?). Sco Ninii'i.As.
  111. ^ Thomas Walkington (rf. 1621 ). author of 'Tin* Optick Glasse of Humors(a foreniniicr of burton Anatomy of Melancholy, 1607, aud some expositor) tracts; M.A. St. John's College, Cambridge, loo; D.D. Cambridge, 1613; fellow, 1608; vicar of lUuudm 1608; rector of Wadiugham St. Mary, 1610; vicar of Fulhnm. 1615.
  112. ^ Clementina Walkinshaw (1786?–1808),mUtre*s of Prince Charles K Iwanl; ilaiu'hUT of a Romanbt S-otti.-h Jacobite exile; brol ut Koine; met Charts. Ktlward in Scotland, 1746; joined him, probably in Paris. 1752; travelled with him as his wife mid. r various aliaw*: believed by the Jacobite* to have betrayed Prince Charic* Edward's plans to her itr Catherine, n confidante of George Ill's mother; gave birth to a daughter, CharlotUStuart (legitimated, 1784, died. 17-J), ck-toi separata! from Prince Cbarlw Edwanl in consequence of hi. ill-usage, 1760: pensioned by hla father, James III.* and, 1766, by his brother, the Cardinal of York; rtytel Comtewe d'Albertroff; withdrew to Swltierland, 1798: died at Freiburg.
  113. ^ John Wall (1588–1666), divine: educHtcl minster and Christ Church, Oxford; M.A., lei 1828; vicar of St. AldateV, Oxford. 1617: canon of Chrirt Church, Oxford, 1632, and of Salitbary. 1644. both till death: benefactor of Oxford city; publulwi sermon*.
  114. ^ John Wall (1708–1776), physician; entered Wor , ford, 172G; fellow of Merton College, forl. 173".: M.D., 1759; practised at Worcester, 173G 1776; published medical tracts, 1744-75.
  115. ^ Wall .lo-KI'H (1737–1802), governor of Goree ,M!iil'i:i)::m Irishman; entered Trinity College, Dublin, 1752; entered the army, 1760; served at Havana, 1 7i: captain, 1763; official of the East India Company at Komtiiiv; secretary at Gorce, 1773; visited Ireland and l.nn.lun; lieutenant-governor of Goree, 1779-82; fled to I'm ncu to escape prosecution for murderous cruelty during his governorship, 1784: returned to England, 1797: at last brought to trial, 1802, and executed.
  116. ^ Martin Wall (1747–1824), physician; sou of John Wall (1708-1776); educated at Winchester; fellow of New College, Oxford, 1763-78; M.D., 1777; physician to the Radcliffe infirmary, 1775, and lecturer on chemistry, Oxford, 1781; professor of clinical medicine, 1785-1824; F.R.C.P., 1787; Harveian orator, 1788: F.R.S., 1788.
  117. ^ Richard Wall (1694–1778), Spanish statesman; an Irishman; served in the Spanish fleet, 1718; captain of dragoons: secretary to the Spanish embassy at St. Petersburg, 1727; served in Italy and the West Indies; negotiated the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1747-8; Spanish ambassador in London, 1748; recalled to Madrid, 1752; foreign minister; secretary of state, 1754-64; pensioned; liyed latterly at Granada.
  118. ^ William Wall (1647–1728), divine; M.A. Queen's College, Oxford, 1070 (incorporated at Cambridge, 1676); lion. D.D., 1720: appointed vicar of Shoreham, 1674; rector of Milton-nevt-Gravesend, 1708-28; published treatises on Infant Baptism 1705-20, and on biblical criticism.
  119. ^ Eglantine Wallace, Lady Wallace (d. 1803), authoress; tuie Maxwell; married, 1770, Thomas Dun lop Wallace, who styled himself a baronet; separated from her husband, c. 1783; travelled from 1789; published verses, three comedies, and other writings; died at Munich.
  120. ^ George Wallace (d. 1805?), Scottish advocate (1754); sou of Robert Wallace (1697-1771); published verses and Scottish law tracts.
  121. ^ Grace Wallace , LADY WALLACE (f. 1878), authoress: nie Stein; married, 1829, Sir Alexander Don (d. 1826), baronet: married, 1836, Sir James Maxwell Wallace; translated, from German and Spanish, romances and collections of letters.
  122. ^ James Wallace (d. 1678), covenanter : inherited Auchans, Ayrshire, 1641; lieutenant-colonel in the parliamentary army; served in Ireland, 1642-5; taken prisoner at Kilsyth, 1645; governor of Belfast, 1649; taken prisoner at Dunbar, 1650; joined the Pentland rising, 1666; escaped to Holland; outlawed, 1667; died at Rotterdam.
  123. ^ James Wallace (d. 1688), writer on Orkney ; M.A. Aberdeen, 1659 : minister of Ladykirk, Orkney, c. 1660; minister of Kirkwall, 1672; his Description of Orkney published, 1693.
  124. ^ James Wallace (fl. 1684–1724), M.D. ; son of Jamej Wallace (d. 16H8); republished his father's book, 1700; F.R.8.; visited Darien; published a history of Scotland, 1721.
  125. ^ Sir James Wallace (1731 - 1803), admiral; served in thu navy, 1748-H2 and 1790-7, chiefly in the West Indies and on the North American coast; lieutenant, 1765; commander, 17G2; captain, 1771; knighted, 1777; rear-admiral, 1794; admiral, 1801.
  126. ^ Sir John Alexander Dunlop Agnew Wallace (1775?–1857), general; son of Eglantine Wallace, hvly Wallace; ensign, 1787; captain, 179G: lieutenant-colonel, 1804; servel in India, 1789-96, Minorca, 1798, Egypt, 1801-2, and with distinction in the Peninsula, Iu9-12; major-general, Ibl9; K.C.B., J *33; general, 1851.
  127. ^ Sir Richard Wallace, baronet (1818–1890), connoiseur; supposed natural son of Maria (Fagnani), march.ones.- of Hertford; brought up as Richard Jackson, chiefly at Paris: sold his art collections at Paris, 1857: inherited Hertford House, London, from his half-brother, 1870; equipped ambulances for the French service and helped besieged Paris, 1870-1; created baronet, 1871; M.P., Lisburn, 1873-85; founded the Hertford British hospital in Paris; died in Paris; the great HertfordWallace collection of pictures was bequeathed to the nation by his widow, 1897.
  128. ^ Robert Wallace (1697–1771), writer on population; entered Edinburgh University, 1711; minister of Moffat, 1723-33, of Grey Friars, Edinburgh, 1733-8, and of New North Church, Edinburgh, 1738-71; hon. D.D. Edinburgh, 1759; published dissertations on social questions, 1753-61; believed to have stimulated Malthus by a passage in his Various Prospects of Mankind, Nature, and Providence 1751.
  129. ^ Robert Wallace (1791–1850), Unitarian divine; studied at the Unitarian college, York, 1810-15; had a private school at Chesterfield, 1815-31; theological professor at Manchester College, 1840-6; Unitarian minister at Biith, 1846; contributed to theological journals; compiled Anti-trinitarian Biography 1850.
  130. ^ Robert Wallace (1773–1855), postal reformer; inherited Kelly, Ayrshire, 1805; agitated for parliamentary reform; M.P., Greenock, 1831-46; advocated penny postage.
  131. ^ Robert Wallace (1831–1899), divine and member of parliament; M.A. St. Andrews University, 1853; licensed preacher, 1857; held charge of Trinity College Church, Edinburgh, 1860-71, and of Old Greyfriars, 1871; D.D. Glasgow, 1869; appointed by crown professor of chnrch history, Edinburgh University, 1872; supported theological views and ecclesiastical reforms advocated by Dr. Robert Lee (1804-1868;, and took prominent part in religious controversy; left church, 1876, and was editor of the Scotsman newspaper, 1876-80; called to bar at Middle Temple, 1883; radical M.P. for East Edinburgh, 1886-99.
  132. ^ Thomas Wallace, Baron Wallace (1768–1844), educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford; M.A., 1790; D.C.L., 1793; M.P., Grampound, 1790, Penrhyn, 1796, Hindon, 1802, Shaftesbury, 1807, Weymouth, 1812, 1818, 1820, and 1826, and Cockermouth. 1813; a commissioner of the admiralty, 1797-1800, and of the India board, 1800-4, 1807-16; vice-president of the board of trade, 1818-23; master of the mint, 1823-7; created Baron Wallace, 1828.
  133. ^ Vincent Wallace (1813–1865.) See Vincent William Wallace.
  134. ^ Sir William Wallace (1272?–1305), Scottish patriot and hero of romance; occurs as WALAYS and WALLENSIS; second son of Malcolm Wallace, a small landowner at Elderslie, near Paisley; had an elder brother, Malcolm, a knight, killed after 1299, and a younger brother, John, executed in 1307; educated partly at Dundee; organised the Scottish insurgents in the name of King John of Scotland in the spring of 1297; killed Sir William Hezelrig, the English sheriff of Lanark, 1297; became joint-warden of Scotland; defeated at Irvine, July 1297; retired to Selkirk forest, August; drove the English out of Perth, Stirling, and Lanark shires, 1297; besieged Dundee and Stirling castles; defeated the English army at Stirling bridge, September 1297; raised, partly by compulsion, a larger army: drove out more English garrisons; ravaged Northumberland, Westmoreland, and Cumberland, 1297; protected the monks of Hexham, 1297; is found styled, in a charter, knight, and warden of Scotland, March 1298; defeated with great slaughter by Edward I at Falkirk, 22 July 1298; resigned the wardenship of Scotland; kept up a guerilla warfare till August 1299; withdrew to Franco after August 1299; sought aid for Scotland from Norway and France, and solicited the intervention of Pope Boniface VIII: imprisoned for a time at Amien?,c. 1300: possibly visited Home; finally denied help by Pope Boniface VIII, August 1302, and by Philip of France, November 1302; conducted a guerilla warfare in Scotland, 1303-5; was outlawed by Edward I, 1304; taken prisoner by treachery near Glasgow; brought to London, 22 Aug. 1305, tried in Westminster Hall, 23 Aug., and executed 24 Aug., his quarters gibbeted at Newcastle-onTyue, Berwick, Stirling, and Perth.
  135. ^ William Wallace (1768–1843 mathematician; bookbinder's apprentice ami booksdle ivlmt.urvh; mathematical teac*T at Perth, Jln-at.Marlow nnl'Uiry i-i-hool, 1HU3; matics, rMinl.mvh. I'xia 3*; LL.D." Edinburgh, 1838; invent.!) of the eidograph ami the cborograph; contribut*-! to muth.-matt.-ul Q
  136. ^ William Wallace (1844–1897), philosopher: rducMt.-l iit M. Andrews and Ballloi Collcgr, M.A., 1871; fellow of Merton, Oxford, 18C7, ami tutor, 1868-97; Wliyte profwwor of moral philosophy, i. 1888-97: chief work*. -The Logic of " (translated from Hegel's Encyclopedia of PI Science*), 1873, Hegel's Phikwophy of Mind (I tion), and The Life of Arthur Schopenhauer 189U. tl.x. 116
  137. ^ William Vincent Wallace (1813–1866), musical compowr; generally called VINCKTT WALLACK; organist of Thurles Cathedral, 1889 ?; professional muddan In Dublin, 1889-34; a good violinist; went to Australia, 1836; went on profelonal tour* in Tasmania, New Zealand, India, and South America; brought out two operas in London, 184* and 1847; vislUsl Germany and North and South America; returned to iBflMsi, 1863; brought out four operas, 1860-3; died in South France; a voluminous composer.
  138. ^ Henry John Wallack (1790–1870), actor: tint appeared iu IliallM 1821, and In Loudou, 1889; died In New York,
  139. ^ James William Wallack (1791?–1864), actor ; appeared in pantomime, 1798; acted chiefly in London, 1804-45, with occasional visit* to Dublin and the United States; withdrew to the United States, 1846; settled In Ni-w York as manager of Wallack's theatre, 1868; excellent in melodrama aud light comedy, indifferent in tragedy.
  140. ^ John Johnstone Wallace (1819–1888), actor: known as LRKTKK WAI.LACK: ton of James William Wallack; born in New York: acted in the provinces and Dublin: met with great success in the United States, 1847 onwards; died in Connecticut: published memoirs.
  141. ^ John Walensis, Wallensis, or Galensis (. 1215), canon lawyer; of Welsh origin: probably lecturer at Bologna; wrote legal treatises.
  142. ^ John Wallensis or Waleys(. 1283), Franciscan; D.D. Oxford; theological teacher iu the Franciscan school in Oxford, and, 1260, at Paris; envoy to the insurgent Welsh, 1282; died ill Paris; theological writings of his are found in numerous manuscripts and early printed editions.
  143. ^ Thomas Wallensis or Gualensis (d. 1255), bishop of St. David's; a Welshman; canon of Lincoln, 1235; D.D. Paris, 1238; archdeacon of Lincoln, 1238; bishop of St. David's, 1247-55: joined in excommunicating all violators of the Great Charter, 1253.
  144. ^ Thomas Wallensis (d. 1310).
  145. ^ Thomas Wallensis or Waleys (d. 1360?), Dominican; probably a Welshman: educated at Oxford and Paris: D.D.; imprisoned at Avignon for asserting the papally condemned doctrine of the saint immediate vision of God, 1333-4; some theological treatises by him, including a commentary on St. Augustine's De Civitate Dei are extant in manuscripts.
  146. ^ Augustus Volney Waller (1818–1870), physiologist; brought up a vegetarian: M.D. Paris, 1840; practitioner in Kensington, 1841-51: F.RJ3., 1851; conducted physiological researches at Bonn, 1861-6, and Paris, 1866 professor of physiology, liinninsham, 1858: practitioner at Geneva, 1868; invented the degeneration method of studying the paths of nerve impulse*: published important papers on the nervous system: dial at Geneva. l*
  147. ^ Edmund Waller (1606–1687), poet: inherited Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, 1616: educated at Kton aud King's College, Cambridge; student of Lincoln's Inn, 1622; M.P. (possibly for Amersbam), 1621, 1! 1624, Chipping Wycombe, 1626, Amersham, 1628 and 1640; married Anne Banks (d. 1684), a London heiress,  ; informed larles 1's jtxlgw, 1649: majorof Ireland, 1660-1; ftapported nds in county Umerick, 1667; 1631; paid poetic court to SacharW sse Y, 1636: his verss* circulate! in Ives, Long parliament, 164O; Crawley. 1641: oppossd the raistng of troops by parliament, 1648; commT.Soner to treat irtth Chart. I at Oxford, February 1643: leader in a plot ( Waller's plot to M-ize London for Charles I, Muy f43: against his feUow-ploUevn to save his life: the House of Commons, July 1643; prisoner inthe Tow of London, 1643 4: fined atid ban married Mary Dracey (d. 1677) and withdrew to Parts;  ::;.....:. 1661. by Cromwell's Influence, on which ha to England; a commissioner of trade. 166*: -,.r,......,,,....,... rejoicing on Cromwell's death. 1668. and Charles I IV Restoration, 1660; M.P., Hastings, 1661, sitting in the li.-.,...,...:,,.::...... toleration; publishedDivine ItMms 1686. A becond partof his poems ap
  148. ^ Sir Hardress Waller (1604? 1666?). kniKhu-d, 1689: acquired Castletown. Limerick, by marriage, 1630; served as colonel against the Irish rebrls. 1641; visited England to ask help tor Ireland from parliament and (hark* I, 1648: governor of Cork. 1644: commanded a parliamentary regiment in England. April 1646-9: acted as one of diaries 1's judges, 1649: n general in the re-conquest of Croinucll, 1653; granted Ui " seized Dublin castle, 1669; sent to Knglan.1. withdrew to France, e. 1600; stool his trial as a; October 1660; imprisoned, October 1660 till death.
  149. ^ Horace Waller (1833–1896 writer on Africa; Central Africa, 1861-8; beneficed in Knud Northamptonshire, 1874-96; wrote against the slave trade.
  150. ^ John Francis Waller (1810–1894), author: B.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1831; called to the Irish bar, 1833; contributed verse and prose to the Dublin University Magazine*: hon. LL.D. Dublin, 1868: lived latterly in London as a man of letters.
  151. ^ Richard Waller (1395?-1468?), soldier and official: fought at Agincourt, 1415; warder of the Duke of Orleans while prisoner. 1416; fought at Yemeni 1, 1484: sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, 1434. ami of Kent, 1439: master of the household to Cardinal IVaufort, 1439: served in France, 1443; an official of Henry YI, 1460-8; employed by Edward IV, 1461.
  152. ^ Sir William Waller (1597?-1668), parliamentary general: of Magdalen Hall, Ox Bohemia, 1620, and the Palatinate, 1 1622; married a Devonshire heiress; fined for brawling at court: M.P., Andover, Long parliament, 1640: colond of parliamentary horse; took Portsmouth and other royalist holds, 1G42; hence nicknamed William tbe ConH-.i.-ior: commanded an army in tbe wet, 1643, taking Malmesbnry and relic-vim: Gloucester (March), defeating the royalists in Momnoiith and Wales, taking Hereford (April), fighting Sir Ralph llopton at Lansdowne (6 JulyX beiinf defeated at Houndway Down (17 July), falling back to Bristol ami returning to London (August): obtained fresh troops in London, Novi-mU-r. 1643: defeated Lord Crawford at Alton. December 1643: took Arundei Castle, January, 1644: defeated tbe royalists at Cberiton. March 1644: advanced on Oxfonl, May 1644; worsted at Cropredy Bridge, June 1644: shared the command a* Newbury. October 1644: sent to relievo Tannton, February 1645, but removed from command by tbe self -denying ordinance, April 1645: became a presbyterian leader in parliament; regarded by tbe army a* their chief enemy. 1647; began to levy troops to mist the army, June 1647; withdrew to Prance, August 1647: returned a urged making terms with Charles 1, 1648: kept prisoner by tbe army, 1648-51: arrested on suspicion by Cromwell. 1668; actively plotted for a royalist risinf In thefpriw of 1669: prisoner in the Tower of London, 1669: recovered his place in parliament, February 1S60; sat on W* council of state and urged Charles II*s recall; M.I, Westminster. 1660, in the Convention parliament, but obtained nothing at the Restoration. IIU autobiographical papers appeared posthumouMy. I Hx. 131
  153. ^ Sir William Waller (d. 1699), informer ; son of Sir William Waller (1597?-1668); a Middlesex justice; active against Romanists duringthe 'popish plot' 1678-9, removed from the commission of the peace, April, 1680; M.P., Westminster, 1679 and 1681; fled to Holland,1862; returned to England, November, 1688. (p. 1358)
  154. ^ Walleys
  155. ^ Wallich r.KollGE CHARLES (1815–1899), naturalist; son of Nathaniel Wallich; M.D. Edinburgh, 1836; army surgeon in India. 1838-ftG; published two works on marine biology, includingThe North Atlantic Sea-bud 1862.
  156. ^ Nathaniel Waluch (1786–1854), botanist; n Dune: M.D. I'openhagen; surgeon at Seraiuporc, India, 1807-13; superintendent of Calcutta botanic gardens, 1815-50: collected plants in India and Bunnah: brought great collections to London, 1828; F.R.S., 1829; R.A.S.; publishedPlantoe Asiatic Rariores 1830-2; went back to India, c. 1833: explored Assam; returned to England, 1847; settled in London.
  157. ^ Viscount Walllngford (1547–1632). See Knollys, WILLIAM, EAHL OP BAXBURY. See
  158. ^ John Op Wallingford (d. 1258), compiler or transcriber of a chronicle (A.D. 449-1035); became a monk of St. Albaus, 1231.
  159. ^ Richard Op Wallingford (1292?–1336). See Richard
  160. ^ William Wallingford (rf. 1488?), abbot of St. Albans; entered St. Albans very young; afterwards studied at Oxford; archdeacon of the abbey before 1451; candidate for the ubbotship, 1452; prior, retaining the archdeaconry, 1465; elected abbot, 1476; possibly patron of the printing press at St. Albans, 1480-6; an able administrator; added to the abbey buildings.
  161. ^ Nehemiah Wallington (1598–1658), puritan ; a turner in London; prosecuted for owning proliibited puritan books, 1639; kept notes of private nnd public matters, 1583 onwards.
  162. ^ Wallis Miss, afterwards MRS. CAMPBELL (fl. 1789–1814), actress; acted in Dublin (c. 1782), in the provinces in London (1789), in Bath and Bristol (1789-94), in London 1794-7); married, and left the stage, 1797; reappeared without success, in London, 1813, and in Bath, 1813-14.
  163. ^ George Wallis (1740–1802), physician' M.D. ; practised in York, and 1776 onwards in London; published dramatic pieces, satires, and medical tracts.
  164. ^ George Wallis (1811–1891), keeper of South Kensington Museum; art teacher in Manchester (1832-7) London (1841-3), and Birmingham (1852-8); keeper of the art collections, South Kensington, 1858-90: on the staff of the London exhibitions of 1851 and 1862, and of the British section of the Paris exhibitions of 1855 and 1867; wrote on artistic and technical instruction.
  165. ^ Henry Wallis (1805?–1890), book-illustrator; picture-dealer in London. ii x. 1433
  166. ^ John Wallis (1616–1703), mathematician ; educated at telsted school, 1630, and Emmanuel College Cambridge, 1632; M.A., 1640; domestic chaplain to Mary Tracy), baroness Vere, in London; employed by the parliament to decipher intercepted despatches, 1642-5; inherited a considerable estate, 1G43; beueficed in London, 1643; secretary of the Westminster Assembly, 1644IUfc f, fdlow Of Q ueen8 College, Cambridge, 1644; settled in London and attended a weekly scientific club; .savihan professor of geometry, Oxford, 1649-1703, and keeper of the archives, 1658-1703; published an English grammar, 1662; D.D. Oxford, 1654; published bis famousArithmetica Inflnitorum 1655, which confined the germs of the differential calculus; exposed homa* Hobbes's ignorance of mathematics, from 1656 manned in his offices, 1660, but remained a strong whig; deciphered intercepted despatches for William III, 1690.pooled the adoption of the Gregorian calendar, 1692; Wished a collection of his mathematical works, 1693-8 i2.JP* theological tracte. 1681; introduced the prindptaB of analogy and continuity into mathematical science, and widened the range of the higher algebra; invented the symbol for infinity oo; edited classical mathematical authors, 1676-88.
  167. ^ John Wallis (1714–1793), county historian ; B.A. Queen's College, Oxford, 1737; M.A., 1740; curate at Simonlmrn, r. 1746-72, and at Lilliugham, 1776-92; published Miscellany in prose and verse 1748, and Natural History and Antiquities of Northumberland 1709.
  168. ^ John Wallis (1789–1866), topographer; a solicitor; M.A. Exeter College, Oxford, 1821; vicar of Bodmin, 1817-66; published maps and directories for Bodmin district and for Cornwall, 1816-48.
  169. ^ Sir Provo William Parry Wallis (1791–1892), admiral; born at Halifax, Nova Scotia; served at sea, 1804-57; lieutenant, 1808; took part in the ShannonChesapeake encounter, 1813: commander, 1813; captain, 1819; rear-admiral, 1851; K.C.B., 1860; admiral of the fleet, 1877.
  170. ^ Ralph Wallis (d. 1669), nonconformist pamphleteer; schoolmaster at Gloucester, 1648; issued coarse pamphlets under the name of The Cobler of Gloucester or Sil Awl against the clergy, 1660-8; under arrest, September 1664, and April 1665.
  171. ^ Robert Wallis (1794–1878), line-engraver ; engraved many of Joseph Mallord William Turner's landscapes.
  172. ^ Samuel Wallis (1728–1795), captain in the navy ; served at sea, 1743-80; lieutenant, 1748; captain, 1757sailed round the Horn, through Polynesia, and back by the Cape, 1766-8; a commissioner of the navy, 1782-3 and 1787-95.
  173. '^ Amalie Sophie Marianne Wallmoden, Countess of Yarmouth (1704–1765), nte von Wendt; native of Hanover; married, 1727; had an intrigue with George II at Hanover, 1736; installed in St. James's Palace, 1738; divorced, 1739; created countess, 1740; returned to Hanover, 1760.
  174. ^ Sir Henry Wallop (1540?–1599), lord justice of Ireland; of Farleigh-Wallop, Hampshire; knighted, 1569; M.P, Southampton, 1572; vice-treasurer of Ireland, 1579-99; served on many commissions; received grants of Irish lands; proposed the plantation of Munster, 1580; joint lord justice, 1582-4; travelled through Limerick and Kerry, 1584; founded the English settlement at Enniscorthy, 1585: quarrelled with Sir John Perrot; resided in England, 1589-95, discharging his vice-treasurership by deputy; entertained Queeif Elizabeth at Farleigh-Wallop, 1591; unsuccessful in negotiating with Hugh O'Neill, second earl of Tyrone, 1596; his colony at Enniscorthy destroyed by the Irish, 1598: died at Dublin.
  175. ^ Sir John Wallop (d. 1551), soldier and diplomatist; served in the Low Countries, 1511; knighted before 1513; served at sea against the French, 1513-14; envoy to the Netherlands, 1515; fought against the Moors at Tangier, 1516; served in Ireland, 1518-21, and France, 1622-3; high marshal of Calais, 1624; envoy to the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and Poland, 1526-7; envoy to France, 1528; keeper of Dytton Park, 1629: ambassador in France, 1532-7; inherited Farleigh-Wallop, Hampshire, from his uncle, 1535: granted church lands, 1538; ambassador in France, 1540; recalled on a charge of treason, January 1641, but pardoned, on his abject apoloiry, March 1541; captain of Guisnes, 1541-51; commanded the English contingent in north France, 1543; K.G., 1544; died at Guisues.
  176. ^ John Wallop, first Earl of Portsmouth (1690-1762), of Farleigh-Wallop, Hampshire; travelled on the continent, 1708; M.P., Hampshire, 1716-20: a commissioner of the treasury, 1717-20; created Viscount Lyminsrton, 1720; lord-lieutenant of Hampshire, 1733-42; governor of the Isle of Wight, 1734-42 and 1746; created Karl of Portsmouth. 1743.
  177. ^ Richard Wallop (1616–1697), judge; of Bugbrooke; B.A. Pembroke College, Oxford, "l 035; barrister, Middle Temple, 1646; leading counsel in defence of whigs in the state trials, 1679-86; cursitor baron of the exchequer, 1696.
  178. ^ Robert Wallop (1601–1667), regicide; of Farli-iirh- U alloj., Hampshire; educated at Hart Hall, Oxford; ilist; M.I 1., Audorer, 1621-2 ami 1623 4 shin, i..-:. iii'l 1624-6, Andover, 1627-68, Hampshire. Vhiu-hurch, April 1660; an active member of the Long parliament; sat as judge on Charles I's trial, imtdi-i n-t i. tlu- death-warrant: member of oouncil June 1649 to February 1651, Decent Mun-li K-.53, May 1649 to April 1660; expelled the House of commons and excepted from the act of pardon, June 1600; imprisoned in the Tower of London, 1660-7.
  179. ^ Charles Walmesley (1722–1797), Roman catholic prelate and mathematician; native of Lancashire; i at Douay and Paris; a Sorboiine D.D.; Benedictine monk, 1789; trayelled in Italy: published important astronomical and mathematical papers, IMS 61; 1750; titular bishop of Kama, December 1756; .-. Bath, administering the western district, 17671797; published a church history, 1771.
  180. ^ Sir Thomas Walmesley (1537–1612), judge; native of Lancashire; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1567; 1574: serjeant-at-law, 1580: M.P n Lancashire, 1588-9; justice of the common pleas, 1589-1611: kniuhtol, 1603: voted against the claim of the pott noi, 1G07-8; accumulated great wealth.
  181. ^ Gilbery Walmisley or Walmsley (1680-1751), friend of Dr. Johnson; a native of Lichfield: of Trinity College, Oxford: barrister, Inner Temple, 1707; registrar of the ecclesiastical court of Lichfield.
  182. ^ Thomas Attwood Walmisley (1814–1856), musician: sou of Thomas Forbes Walmisley; pupil of Thomas Attwood( 1765-1838); organist at Oroydou, 1831; organist of Trinity and St. John's colleges, Cambridge, 1833-56: professor of music, Cambridge, 1836-56; M.A. Cambridge, 1841; MUS.DOC., 1848; composed church music aud madrigals.
  183. ^ Thomas Forbes Walmisley (1783–1866), glee composer and organist; chorister of Westminster Abbey; at Westminster School, 1793-8; pupil of Thomas Attwood {1765-1838); organist in London, 1810-54.
  184. ^ Amalie Sophie Marianne Walmoden, Countess of Yarmouth (1701–1765). See Wallmoden.
  185. ^ Gilbert Walmsley (1680–1751). See Walmisley.
  186. ^ Sir Joshua Walmsley (1794–1871), politician; schoolmaster in Westmoreland, 1807, and Liverpool, 1H11; corn-merchant in Liverpool, 1814; agitated against the duties on corn: mayor of Liverpool, 1838; knighted, 1840; M.P., Bolton, 1849-52, Leicester, 1852-7.
  187. ^ Thomas Walmsley (1763–1805) landscape painter; scene-painter in London and Dublin; exhibited landscapes in London, 1790-6; engravings after his pictures issued, 1792-1810.
  188. ^ Edward Walpole (1560–1637), Jesuit; heir of Houghton, Norfolk: entered Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1576; embraced Romanism; disinherited, and took the name Poor; became intimate with John Gerard (1564-1637), 1587; withdrew to Rome, 1590; ordained priest, 1592; joined the Jesuits, 1592; wait to Tournay, 1592 outlawed, 1597; mission-priest in England under the name of Rich, 1598; pardoned, 1605.
  189. ^ George Walpole (1758–1836), soldier : a younger son of Horatio, second baron Walpole of Wol;terton; cornet, 1777; lieutenant-colonel of dragoons, 1792; as local major-general reduced the Jamaica insurgents, 1795-6; M.P., Derby, 1797-1806; a supporter of Fox; tinder-secretary for foreign affairs, 1806-7; M.P., Dungarvau, 1807-20.
  190. ^ Henry Walpole (1558–1595), Jesuit: educated at Norwich, 1566, and Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1576; -tu.lontof Gray's Inn, 1578; publUbed a eulogy of Edmund iimpion, 1581; withdrew to Rbciius, 1582, and Home, 1683; joined the Jesuits, 1584: oned Driest, 1688; chaplain in the Spanish army In Flanders, 1589-91; englished Robert Parsons(1546-1610) Respousio ad edlctum Bruges, 1592; sent to attend Persons In Spain, 1592; sent to England, 1593: arrested in Yorkshire, 1593; prisoner in the Tower of London, February 1594March 1695; tried and executed at York.
  191. ^ Horatio Walpole or HORA (1678-17*7), diplomat; a Robert Walpole, 8rat mrt of younger brother of Sir Robert Walpole, Ant mrt of Orfonl q.v.J: educated at Kton; fellow of King's OoW 1701: student of Lincoln 1718; Beeralston, 171*. Bast Loos, Itu 1717, and 1780, Norwich. 1784-ft: secretary to various envoys and ministers, 1706-10 and 171ft-I6: an u,l, -.-...............:,... 1716-17: surveyor of the plantation revenues. 171 7, for lilt; .-,r. r..-..-..:.... -. r.-.ry to the treasury. 1711; ambassador to the IU. 1711, and at Paris, 17-30, where he gained the eonfldenoe of Cardinal Floury: cofferer of the household, 1780: privy councillor, 1780: ambassador at the Hsjrne, 1731-40: visited the court at Hanovrr. 1786: advocated a good understanding with Prussia. 1788-4O; defended Ins brother's. Sir Robert's, administration, 1741-8: advocated alliance with Prussia, 1747-8; created Baron Waipole, 17*6: published political pamphlet*; much satirised by contemporaries for the coarseness of his speech and .tatters, TnTlW)
  192. ^ Horatio Walpole or Horace, fourth Earl of Orford (1717-1797), author; fourth son of Sir Robert Waipole, first earl of Orfonl q. v.l; at Eton; 1717-84. and King's College. Cambridge, 1784-9: given various lucrative offices, 1787-8; travelled in France ami Italy with Thomas Gray, the poet. 1789-41: M.I, Call.ngton. 1741-53, Castle Rising. 17*4-7, Lynn, 17*7-67; settled at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, which he made intoa little Gothic castle 1747; collected articles of vertu: established there a private press, 17*7-8*. at printed his Catalogue of Royal and Noble Authors 1758, Anecdotes of Painting In England 1762-7 logue of Engravers in England 1768. the Gothic romance of The Castle of Otranto 1764 (from a fictitious black-letter original), and a description of his house and his collections, 1774 (enlarge* ami other works (verse and prone) and edilious; visited Paris, 1765, 1767. and 1775; published Historic on Richard III 1768, and theMysterious (tragedy), 1768; neglected the poet, Thomas Oliattertoo's. appeal for help, 1769; before 178*, an 1791; succeeded his 1769; gave an asylum to Catherine Olive and to Agnes and Mary Berry. its nephew in the earldom, 1791; his Strawberry Hill collections sold, 1842; 1 Workspublished, 1798, his autobjographi treatises. 1805, 1859 and his correspondence, 1867-9.
  193. ^ Michael Walpole (1*70-1614 J Jesuit : born In Norfolk: attached himself to John Gerard (1*64-1687) , 1*88; joined Jesuits, 1*98; chaplain in London to Dona Lulsa de CarvajaU 1606-10, 1618-14: withdrew to Spain: published theological tracts, 1608-16.
  194. ^ Ralph Dk Walpolb (. ISO!), bishop of Ely: probably a Waipole of Houghtou: DJX, possibly of Cambridge: rector of Somersbam: rcbWan of Ely, D 18: fttftftad btatof ol ftrwt* LS*i MmnM, 1289; opposed Edward Ts taxation of the clergy, 17: translateito Ely by Pope Boniface VIII. 1299: made new statutes for UK; Ely chapter.
  195. ^ Richard Walpole (1564-1607), Jesuit; born in Norfolk: scholar of Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1579: withdrew to Rhdrnn, 15H4. snd Home, 1*8*; ordained priest. 1589; attended Robert Parsons In Spain from 1 589: rector of the college at Valladolid. 1*91: joined the Jesuits, -. 1593; accused of devising Edward Squire'i fa. T.lptot, 1*98; died at Valladolid.
  196. ^ Robert Walpole (1650-1700), of Houghton; a leading whig squire; MP Castle Rising. 1689. 16M, 1698.
  197. ^ Sir Robert Walpole, first Earl of Orford (1676-1745), statesman; third son of Robert Waipole (16*0-1700); at Eton, 1690-6; scholar of College, Cambridge, 1696-8: became brir to the 1698; succeeded to the estate, November ! forward by the Interest of Sarah, duchess of Mariborough: MJ n Castle Rising. 1701-2, King's Lynn. 1701-11 and 171841; at once took an active nart in the business of the from first to last favoured religious tok-ra tion: recognised as a leader of the whig, party. 170; one of the oonncll to Prince George of Denmark; lord high admiral, 170*; secretary at wmr, 1708-10, and of the navy, 1710-11: leader of the HOUPC of Commons; recognised as a great financier, 1711; shared in Marl,-h's fall: h-.vlerof the opposition n gainst Harley, January 1711; expelled the House of Commons and imprisoned in the Tower of London on a vexatious charge of viMiality in the navy office, 1712; wrote pamphlets avMinst. the tory administration, 1712-13; advocated the Hanoverian succession, April 1714; distrusted by George 1 through the Intrigues of Roth mar and the German court favourites: paymaster of the forces, 1714: privy councillor, 1714: conducted the impeachment of Bolingbroke, Ormonde, Oxford (Harley), and Stafford, 1715: tracked out the arrangements for the 1716 rising, and sternly punished its leaders; prime minister and chancellor of the exchequer, 1715-17; seriously ill, spring 1716; opposed George I's demands for war with Russia and for payment for his German troops, 1716: devised the first general sinking fund, March 1717; driven from office by the intrigues of Stanhope and Sunderland, April 1717; joined the tories in protesting against a standing army. 1717: successfully opposed the proposal to limit the number of peers, 1718: opposed the government's encouragement of the South Sea Company, 1720; made money by prudent speculation in South Sea Stock, and gained the friendship of Caroline, princess of Wales, by directing her speculations. May 1720; began to form a gallery of picture.?; rebuilt Houghton (1722-38); called upon to help the government through the South Sea collapse, September 1720; prime minister and chancellor of the exchequer, 1721; encouraged trade by removing duties on imported raw materials and on many exports, 1721; managed the proceedings against Francis Atterbury, 1722; vainly tried to carry out the patent of William Wood, for coining half -pence for Ireland, 1722-5; intrigued ngainst by John, baron Oarteret, and Bothmar, 1723; enforced the unpopular malt-tax on Scotland, 17241725; advised the impeachment of the lord chancellor, Sir Thomas Parker, first earl of Macclesfield, February 1725; K.B., 1725: K.G., 1726, the first commoner Blueribbon since 1660: censured Townshend for precipitancy in forming an alliance with France and Prussia against Spain and Austria, 1725; steadily cultivated friendship with France, 1726, the opposition, led by William Pulteney, desiring an Austrian alliance; intrigued against by Bolingbroke and George I's favourites, 1726; t-eriously ill, 1727; coldly treated by George II on his accession, June 1727, but, by the help of an appeal to George II's love of money, was continued in office, being renppointed first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer, 1727; vilely attacked by the tory press as bribed by France to sacrifice English interests, 1730-1; encouraged colonial trade by removing restrictions, 17301735; quarrelled definitively with Townshend, 1730: failed, through popular clamour, to carry his excellent t-xcise proposals, 1733; opposed George II and his queen's wish for armed intervention in favour of Austria, 1734; succeeded in bringing about peace by the treaty of Vienna, 1735; lost the favour of dissenters by opposing the repeal of the Test Act, proposed by the opposition whigs, 1736-9; lost favour in Scotland by the repressive measures occasioned by the Porteous riot, 1736: offended Frederick, prince of Wales, by refusing his demand for an increased iillowance, 1737; his influence in the House of Commons visibly diminished, 1737; vainly endeavoured to stifle the popular clamour for war with Spain, 1738-9; thwarted by Newcastle and others of his colleagues; twice offered to resign, but was implored by George II to retain office; vainly opposed George II's wish to fight for the pragmatic sanction, spring 1741; motions for his removal defeated in both houses of parliament, February 1741; defeated in the new House of Commons, 28 Jan. l'742; resigned all his offices, and was pensioned and created Earl of Oxford, February 1742; proposals to impeach his conduct for supposed ministerial corruption when in office baffled, MarchJune 1742; retired to Houghton; his advice still pleaded for by George II, 1743; advocated peace, 1744; died in debt. He was the first minister since the Restoration who made a special study of finance and commerce, ami laid the foundations of free trade and modern colonial policy. Hi* grandson sold his fine collection of pictured to the Tsarina Catherine II.
  198. ^ Robert Walpole (1781–1858), classical scholar; M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1809: B.D., 1828; travelled in Greece; beneficed in Norfolk, 1809, and London, 128; a Norfolk landowner; published Comicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 1805, notes of eastern travel, 1817-20, and other works.
  199. '^ Sir Robert Walpole (1808–1876), lieutcimutp-ni'ral; ensign, 1825; captain, 1831; lieutenant-colonel, 1847; stationed at Corfu, 1847-56; commanded in India, a brigade, November 1857, ami a division, February 1S58: defeated with heavy loss at Fort Ruiya, April isr.S; K.C.B.; stationed at Gibraltar, 18C1-4, and at Chatham, 18G4-6; major-general, 1862; lieutenant-general, 1S71.
  200. ^ Spencer Horatio Walpole (1806–1898), home secretary; educated at Eton and Trinity Collge,Camlridge; B.A., 1828; honorary LL.D., I860: barrister, Lincoln Inn,1831; Q.C., 1 846; practised in the rolls court till 1852; conservative M.P., Midhurst, 1816-56, and Cambridge University, 1856-82; home secretary, 1852, 1858-!), 1SGC: driven from office by popular clamour at his managemeivt of the Hyde Park monster meetings, May 1867; an ecclesiastical commissioner, 1856-8, 1862-6; chairman of th Great Western Railway.
  201. ^ Saixt Walpurga (. 779?). See WALBUHGA.}
  202. ^ Humphrey Walrond (1600?–1670?), deputygovernor of Barbados; inherited Sea, near Ilminster, Somerset, 1621: a lukewarm royalist; taken prisoner at Bridgwater, 1645; compounded for his estate, 1646; sold it and went to Barbados before 1649; raised a royalist force in Barbados; proclaimed Charles II, May 1650: deprived of his command by the new governor, Francis Willoughby, baron Willoughby of Parham, 1650; banished by Sir George Ayscue, March 1662; entered the Spanish service in the West Indies; created Marquess de Vallado, 1653; returned to Barbados before April 1660; deputypovernor there, 1660-3: tried to stir up a mutiny, 1663; threatened with imprisonment in London, 1664; disap peared, probably to the Spanish West Indies,
  203. ^ Antoine Vincent Walsh (1702–1763), Jacobite; of Irieh extraction; born at St. Malo; served in the French navy; shipowner at Nantes; took Prince Charles Edward to Scotland in his own brig, the Doutelle, 1745; knighted by Prince Charles and created an Irish earl by James III; ennobled by Louis XV, 1755; died in Si. Domingo.
  204. ^ Edward Walsh (1756–1832), physician ; a native of Waterford; M.D. Glasgow, 1791; army surgeon m Ireland, 1798, in Holland, 1799, in Canada, throughout the Peninsular war, and at Waterloo; published verses and a 4 Narrative of the Expedition to Holland 1800.
  205. ^ Edward Walsh (1805–1850), Irish poet ; a hedgeschool teacher; collected Irish traditional tales and poetry; national school teacher in co. Waterford, 1837-43; contributed to nationalist journals; published songs and translations of Irish poetry, 1844-7.
  206. ^ John Walsh (1725?–1795), secretary to Clive: paymaster of the troops, Madras; private secretary t Robert Clive, first baron Clive, 1757-9; returned to lay diver's plans before Pitt, 1759; F.R.S., 1770; bought Warfield Park, Berkshire, 1771; conducted experiments on the torpedo fish.
  207. ^ John Walsh (1835–1881), Irish poet; national school teacher in Waterford and Tipperary counties.
  208. ^ John Walsh (1830–1898), archbishop of Toronto ; a native of Kilkenny; went to Montreal, 1852: bishop of Sandwich, 1864; removed his see to London, Ontario, 1869; archbishop of Toronto, 1889-98.
  209. ^ Walsh Sm JOHN BENN, first Baron Ormathwaite: (1798–1881), of Warfield Park, Berkshire ; educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford; high sheriff of Berkshire, 1823, of Radnorshire, 1825; succeeded as second baronet, 1825; tory M.P., Sudbury, 1830-4, 1837-40, ami Radnorshire, 1840-68: lord-lieutenant of Radnorshire, 1842-75; created Baron Ormathwaite, 1868; published political pamphlets.
  210. ^ John Edward Walsh (1816–1869), Irish jud-r.- ; son of Robert Walsh; B.A. Trinity Colle-c, Dublin. 1836; Irish barrister, 1839; publishedIreland Sixtv Years Azo 1847; attorney-general for Ireland, 1866"; Irish muter of the rolls, 1866; died at Paris,
  211. ^ John Henry Walsh (1810–1888), writer on pport under the pseudonym ol STOXKIIUNUE; a Londoner; qualified;.- a sury-on.:HIJ; pnu-tirl in Ixiodon and Worcester: settled m I...I..I..M. 1863; edited The Coursing Calendar* from 185. 1887; conducts! fpriiiientii on sporting guns, 1858-81; published work- i dogs, horses, guns, sporu, domestic economy,. kery.
  212. ^ Nicholas Walsh (d. 1585), bishop of Ossory; son of Patrick Walsh (. 1578). bishop of Watorford; studied at Paris, Oxford, and Cambridge. B.A. Cam :; obanoellor of St. Patrick*!, Dublin, 1571; joined John Kearney in translating the New Testament into Irish, 1673; bishop of Ossory, 1577; murdered.
  213. ^ Walsh 1'ETBR (1618?–1688), In Latin VALWIOT : Irish Franciscan; born at Mooretown, co. Kiklare; was educated at Louvaio, where he joued the Franciscans; divinity lecturer in Kilkenny convent, 1846: encouraged the Irish catholic party to re-Ut the proposals of the nuncio Giovanni Battista Hinuoclni. and to make peace with Ormonde, 1646-8: preached against Cornelius Mahony q. T.I in defence of Charles 1's title to Ireland, 1647; made guardian of Kilkenny convent by the Irish leaders, 1648-50: chaplain with Castlehaveii's army in Minister, 165O-1; withdrew to London, 1652: visital Madrid, 1664, and Holland: lived obscurely in London, 1655-60; published pamphlets on Irish affairs, 1660-2; proposed aloyal remonstrance* to be addressed by Irish catholics to Charles 1 1 repudiating papal infallibility and promising undivided civil allegiance to the crown, in hope of securing favourable terms for Irish catholics: actively canvassed in favour of this remonstrance among Irish clerics and laity in London, 1661-2, and in Dublin, 1664-6, and again, 16661669; but liis exertions rendered fruitless by opposition from Rome: settled in London, 1669, living on good terms with the Anglican clergy, and being pensioned by Ormonde: excommunicated by the Franciscan chapter-peneral at Valladolid, 1670: published controversial letters against the claims of Pope Gregory VII, 1672-84, a reply to Bishop Thomas Barlow's Popery,* 1686, and other works.
  214. ^ Richard Hussey Walsh (1825–186*), political economist: B.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1847; student of Lincoln's Inn, 1848: lecturer on political economy at Dublin, 1850; government official in the Mauritius, 1867-62; chief work,An Elementary Treatise on Metallic Currency 1853.
  215. ^ Robert Walsh (1772 - 1852), miscellaneous writer; B.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1796; curate of Finglas, co. Dublin, 1806-20: embassy chaplain at Constantinople, 1820 and 1831-5: hon. "M.D. Aberdeen and LL.D. Dublin; embassy chaplain at St. Petersburg, and Rio de Janeiro, 1828-31: rector of Kilbride, Wicklow, 1835-9, and of Finglas, 1839-62: published aHistory of the City of Dublin 1815, notes of his travels and other works."
  216. ^ William Walsh (1512?-1577), bishop of Meath : a Cistercian: D.D.; commissioner to eject married clersry in Meath diocese, 1553; appointed bishop of Meath, 1554; employed on government commissions, 1556-9; deposed by Queen Elizabeth, 1660; prisoner in Dublin, 1565-72; withdrew to Alcala, Spain; died there.
  217. ^ William Walsh (1663–1708V, critic and poet : entered Wadham College, Oxford, 1678, bat did not graduate; white M.P. for Worcestershire, 1698, 1701, 1702, Richmond, Yorkshire, 1705-8: gentleman of the horse to Queen Anne: wrote poems, 1692 (first printed in Tonson's 'Miscellany pt. iv. 1716); collaborated with Vanbrugh in an adaptation from Moliere, 1704; friend and literary Adviser of Alexander Pope, whom he advised to be a 'correct* poet, that being theonly way left of excellency 1706; chief prose work, uDialogue concerning Women, being a Defence of the Sex 1691; bis collected verses and letters published posthumously.
  218. ^ Walter Hayle Walshe (1812–1892), physician; born in Dublin: studied medicine in Paris, 1832-6; M.D. Edinburgh, 1836; practitioner in London, 1888; a noted medical professor in University College, London, 1841-62; published and translated medical treatises.
  219. ^ Walsinoham i i.-.......-.-.. rhur of George I and UM Doche* of Km.Ul. and wife of Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth sari of Obssssi field icoontaM of Walstegham la l*r own right, 17ft: George II, 17M. who thereby gave offence to
  220. ^ Walsingham first baron (1719-17H1X, see William de Grey
  221. ^ Family Waladtoham or. ban aa*a4 bM IS aMagham, Norfolk. ham was cordwainer of London in Thomas Walsingbam (d. 14M hurst, 1414. Bcadbory was Walsingham (d. 1669), in hat* AJanWaWaf. U is. His sea. in 166* by Sir ,: an end. Sir ham (1646-17S8X the mam line came to Francis WsMngham q. v. j belonged to a cadet branch.
  222. ^ Walsu fOHAM, SIR EDMUND ( UW?*- SftOX lieutenant of the Tower of London; of Scadbory. Kent; knighted at Flodden, 1*18: attended Henry VIII to France, 1620; lieutenant of the Tower of London. 15281547; granted church lands, 1*39; M.P., Surrey, 1*44.
  223. ^ Edward Walsdioham (. 1643 16*4 X royattst and author; private secretary to George Dtgby, second earl of Bristol, 1643: bon. M.A. Oxford, 1644: resided in Oxford, 1643-6: pnblbbed elegies on cavaliers. 1644-5; went to Henrietta Maria's court In Paris, 1646; embraced RomanUm; envoy to Ormonde In Ireland, 1648; resided in Paris, 1649-64; attempted the conversion of Henry, duke of Gloucester. 16*4; noblished, 1652,Arcana Anlica, or WalsJngham*s Manual a piracy from the French of Eustacbe dn Refuge; perhaps entered a convent abroad.
  224. ^ Wals nrOHAM, SIR FRANCIS (1530? –1590). statesman: inherited Foot's Cray, 1634: brought op as a zealous protestant: at King's College, Cambridge, 164816*0; student of Gray's Inn. 16*2; travelled, during Queen Mary's reign, studying foreign politics, 1*63-8; M.I, Banbury, 1559, Lyme Regis, 1663-7. and Surrey, 1574-90: collected foreign intelligence for Cecil (Burghley): chief of the secret service In London, 1569: tracked out the conspiracy of Roberto di Rodolfi, 1669; envoy to Paris, to ask indulgence for the Huguenots, August 1670: ambassador at Paris, to negotiate a French alliance and Queen Elizabeth's marriage with Anjou, 1670-3: vainly prwed Elizabeth to make war on Spain, 1671-8*; protected English protastanU during the St. Bartholomew massacre, 1672; secretary of state, 1673-90: employed in foreign affairs, but his advice neglected by Elizabeth; organised at his own expense a secret service to discover the plans of Spain and the Jesuits; knighted, 1677: unwilling envoy to the Netherlands with peace proposals, 1878; sold Foot's Cray and settled at Burn Elms, Surrey, 1579: envoy to France to negotiate a new treaty, 1*81, and made bold to suggest discontinuing the proposed match between Alencon and Elizabeth: unwilling envoy to Scotland, 1583: encouraged colonial enterprises: secured the conviction of William Parry. 1*8*, of Anthony Babington, 1*86, and of Mary Queen of Scots, 1*86, and her execution, 1687; entertained Elizabeth at Barn Elms, 1*8*, 1888, 16W: Involved in detot through being security for his son-in-law. Sir Philip Sidnev, 1686; provided for a theological lecture at Oxford, "1 586; chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster. 1*87
  225. ^ Francis Walsiwgham (1577–1647), Jesuit: assumed the name JOHN FDCNKLL; educated at St. Paul's School, London: took Anglican orders, 1603; Sufts?! v1Sed'Sa6ot*S dWrtSS bis Search made into Matters of Religion,* a persuasive to RismT mission priest la England. 1616; nublisbcd Baatons for embracing tot Catholic Faith 16lC 4s
  226. ^ Walsingham or WALSINGAM. JOHN (d. i 1340?), theologian: a Oarmelttr friar: studied at. Oxford Ufa; D.I.: provincial of the Knirlish CarmrliU's. immoncd to th- 1 papal court at Avignon, 132H. to dilute against William H-kham: probably died there. Two tmiti-.s are assigned to him by Tritheim. lix. 2411
  227. ^ Thomas Walsingham (. 1422?), monk and historian; our chief authority for Uichard 11, Henry IV, and Henry V; precentor and superintendent of the scriptorium of St. Albans Abbey; compiled Chronica Majora now lost, e. 1380, and Chronicou Anglire from i 132H to 13S8; prior of Wymundham, 1394-1409; returned ! to St. Albans, 1409: compiled Ypodigma Neustri:c B record of events in Normandy, finished 1419, and perhaps Wisteria Anglicana from 1272 to 1422.
  228. ^ Walsingham Sift THOMAS (1568–1630), patron ' of the poets Thomas Watson, Christopher Marlowe, and George Chapman: inherited Scadbury, 1589; entertained Queen Elizabeth there, and was kniphted, 1597; knight of the shire for Kent, 1614; M.P. for Rochester, with nn interval, 1597-1626. His wife, Ethelral or Awdrey (Shelton) (d. 1631) was a favourite of James I's queen, Anne i of Denmark, 1603-19.
  229. ^ Op Lorraine Walter (rf. 1079), bishop of Here- j ford: a native of Lorraine; chaplain to Edith or Eadgyth j di. 1075), the Confessor's queen; consecrated at Rome. 10G1; oppressed by William the Conqueror; attended Lanfrauc's councils, 1072 and 1075.
  230. ^ Op Espko Walter (d. 1153).
  231. ^ of Palermo Walter (fl. 1170), archbishop of Palermo: an Englishman; sent by Henry II to be tutor of William II of Sicily; archdeacon of Oefalii; dean of Girgcnti; archbishop of Palermo, 1168; chancellor of Sicily. fjix. 244
  232. ^ Dk Coutaxces Walter (d. 1207). See Coutances 8.
  233. ^ De Kirkham Walter (d. 1260).
  234. ^ Db Merton Walter (d. 1277).
  235. ^ Op Coventry Walter (.ft. 1293?).
  236. ^ Pk Heminoford Walter , HEMINGBFKQH, or GisBtmN (.?. 1300).
  237. ^ Op Exeter Walter (A 1301).
  238. ^ Op Evesham Walter or WALTER ODINGTON (. 1320), Benedictine writer; a monk of Evesham; compiled a calendar there, beginning 1301: made astronomical observations in Oxford, 1316; lodged in Merton College, c. 1330: manuscript tracts by him in Oxford and Cambridge libraries. His valuableDe Speculatione Musiceshas been printed.
  239. ^ Op Swinbroke Walter (. 1350). See BAKER,Geoffrey
  240. ^ Henry Walter (1785–1859), divine and antiquary; B.A. St. John's College, Cambridge, 1806; fellow 1806-24 M.A., 1809; B.D., 1816; F.R.S., 1819; natural philosophy professor at Haileybury College, 1806-30; rector of Haselbury Bryant, 1821-59; edited theological works.
  241. ^ Hubert Walter (d. 1205).
  242. ^ Walter or FITZWALTER, JOHN (d. 1412?), astrologer; of Oxford and Winchester.
  243. ^ Sir John Walter (1566–1630), judge ; of Brasenoae College, Oxford; created M.A., 1613; barrister, Inner Temple, 1590, Ixmcher, 1605, autumn reader, 1607; practised in the exchequer and chancery; Oxford university counsel; attorney-general and trustee to Prince rharl.-s, 161:?; kniphted, 1619; M.P., East Looe, 1G20-2 and 1624: chief-baron of the exchequer, 1625; obsequious to Charles I on taxation questions, but opposed him on the law of treason; ordered not to act as judge, 1630.
  244. ^ John Walter (1776–1847), chief proprietor of The Times newspaper; second son of John Walter (1739-1812): educated at Merchant Taylors School and Trinity College, Oxford; joint-manager of 'The Times c. 1797; sole manager from 1803; sole editor, 1803-10; joint-editor with (Sir) John Stoddart, 1811-15, with Thomas Barnes (1785-1841), 18151841, and with John Thaddeus Delane from 1841; offended the government by the independent criticisms which appeared in The Times 1804-5; lost the government advertisements and the printing for the customhouse, and was long persecuted by the government; introduced the system of sending special correspondents to report on events abroad, 1805; was the first to give it? special prominence to the leading article; thanked by the merchants of London for his strenuous opposition to* Napoleon, 1814; adopted the steam printing-press, November 1814; bought Bear Wood, Berkshire; M.P., Berkshire, 1832-7; strongly opposed the new poor-law for England 1834, and for Ireland, 1837; exposed great commercial frauds, 1840; M.P., Nottingham, 1841.
  245. ^ John Walter (1818–1894), chief proprietor of The Times newspaper; eldest son of John Walter (1776-1847); educated at Eton and Exeter College, Oxford; M.A., 1843; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1847; joined his father in the management of The Times 1840; showed friendliness to the Oxford tractarians; sole manager, 1847; resigned the management to Mowbray Morris: employed as editors John Thaddeus Delane, 1847-78, Thomas Cbenery, 1878-84, and George Earle Buckle from 1884; devised and introduced the 1 Walter printing-press, 1869; M.P., Nottingham, 18471859, and Berkshire, 1859-65 and 1868-85.
  246. ^ Lucy Walter (1630?-1658), known also as MRS. Barlow and incorrectly as WALTERS and WATERS, mother of James, duke of Monmouth; daughter of a Welsh royalist; went to the Hague, 1644; mistress of Colonel Robert Sidney, 1644, of Charles II, 1648-50, of Henry Bennet, 1650, and others; gave birth, 9 April 1649, to a son, James, of whom Charles II was father, and a daughter, Mary, 6 May 1651; at Cologne, 1656; bribed by Charles IPs friends to return to England; arrested as a spy in London, 1656; sent back to Holland, 1656; died in Paris. From 1673 to 1680 it was industriously reported that Charles II bad legally married her in the presence of John Oosin (afterwards bishop of Durham), and that Sir Gilbert Gerard, Cosin's son-in-law, bad the proofs of the marriage in ablack box Charles II issued three declarations denying a marriage, January-June 1678.
  247. ^ Richard Walter (1716?-1785), chaplain in the navy; B.A. Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1738; fellow; M.A., 1744; chaplain with George Anson during the first part of his voyage, 1740-2; chaplain at Portsmouth dockyard. 1745-85; published the narrative of Anson's voyage, 1748.
  248. ^ Theobald Walter (rf. 1205?). ISefir BUTLER.
  249. ^ William Walter (fl. 1520), translator ; ' servant ' of Sir Henry Marney (created Baron Maruey, 1523): published three metrical translations from Latin,Gnystarde andSygysmonde 1532, and The Spectacle of Loversand Tytus and Gesyppus undated.
  250. ^ Edward Walters (1808–1872), architect; employed in Turkey on government buildings, 1832-7: a leading architect in Manchester, 1839-65.
  251. ^ John Walters (1759–1789), poet ; eldest son of John Walters (1721-1797); entered Jesus College, Oxford, 1777; M.A., 1784; fellow; Bub-librariau of the Bodleian: nmtcr of Co-Abridge, and, 1784, of Bothln school; rector ot Efenechtyd: published translations from Wcteh poetry, 1772, poems, 1780, and sermons.
  252. ^ Walters Li.;:;
  253. ^ Walters J)HN( 1721–1797), Welsh lexicographer : rector of Llaudough and vicar of St. Hilary, Glamorganshire, 1750; prebend;. ms and MI V, !-!::;,uM -hod uu admlrabJo EngllahWelsh Dictionary 1 7
  254. ^ Lucy Walters (1630?–168).
  255. ^ Waltham JoHN DK (d. 1396), bishop of Salisbury ind; a secular priest; a favourite and York, 1370, with other prefermente: master of the r..::-. I:;K; introducing the practice of write of subpoena; temporary keeper of the great seal, 1382, 1383; archdeacon of Richmond, 1386: keeper of the privy seal, 1386; bishop of Salisbury, 1388: lord high treasurer, 1391-5; buried, by Kichard Il's order, in the royal chapel. Wortminster,
  256. ^ Roger of Waltham (. 1336).
  257. ^ Waltheof in Latin WALDKVCS or GOALLxvcm (rf. 1076), enN of Northumberland; son of Siward (d. 1055), earl of Northumbria; educated for the church; Earl of Huntingdon and Northampton shires, .-. 1065: taken to Normandy by the Conqueror, 1067; joined the Danish invaders in the massacre of the French garrison of York. 1069; pardoned by William I, Iu70; married Judith, William's niece; appointed Earl of Northumberland, 1072; on friendly terms with Bishop Wulchcr ; murderously followed up a blood feud, 1073; privy to the plot of Ralph Guader, carl of Norfolk, 1076; confessed his share in it to Laufranc, and to William in Normandy; arrested on suspicion of having invited the Danish fleet to the Humber, December 1075; imprisoned at Winchester; executed there; regarded by the English as a martyr; miracles reported to be wrought at his tomb in Crowlaud Abbey.
  258. ^ Waltheof (. 1159), saint and abbot Of Melrose: second son of Simon de Seulis, earl of Northampton and Huntingdon, by Matilda, eldest daughter of Waltheof (d. 1076); Augustinian monk at Nostal; prior of Kirkham; joined the Cistercians as more ascetic; monk at Warden and Rievaulx; elected abbot of Melrose, 1148; venerated as a saint; miracles wrought at his tomb.
  259. ^ Walton
  260. ^ Brian Walton or BRYAN (1800?-1661), bishop of Chester and editor of the English Polyglot Bible; a Yorkshireman; of Magdalene College and Peterhoiuw, Cambridge; B.A., 1620; D.D., 1639; curate in Suffolk, 1623; incumbent of St. Martin's Orgar, London, 1628-41, and of Sandon, Essex, 1636-41; wrote a treatise on London tithes, 1C34 (published, 1752): king's chaplain; ejected from his livings for ritualism, 1641: imprisoned, 1642; withdrew to Oxford and studied oriental languages; incorporated D.D. at Oxford, 1645; fined as a delinquent, 1647; returned to London, 1647; Invited subscriptions for hisPolyglot 1652; issued it with the help of many scholars, 1664-7, adding critical prolegomena; published an introduction to oriental languages, 1655; restored to his benefices, 1660; consecrated bishop of Chester, 1660.
  261. ^ Christopher Walton (1809–1877), theosopher; came from Lancashire to London, 1830; a silk-mercer; then a jeweller; a Wesleyan methodist; published note* on the life of William Law (the same work containing discnwions on mysticism, especially an represented by Boehme and FreherX 1864; hi* collection of mamiscri and theosophic collections Library, London. manuscripts now in the Dr. Williams
  262. ^ George Walton ) report, *tbe aambsr as ptr mar*... .;:..M,:,- !!,.-:.:..-..-.,:.,...,!, 1722; rear-admiral, 1723: admiral, 17)4.
  263. ^ Isaac Walton (16M-1719). divine; rf !lM k travelled in luly. 167ft; prebendary of Salbbury, 167S1710; rector of jWshot, lttO-1719.
  264. ^ Isaak Walton (1S9S-168J). author of The Compleat Angler; born in Stafford; aporeUkw to a London ironmonger; in boslMM for him**? in London, 1*14; of the IronmongersCompany, 1618. wrote 1619: contributed onto of TOM to boob y his frieno*, 1638-l: favour*! toe rovalMa. 1441; married hU second wife. 1646; lived with Btsbop Goorijv Mnrley at Pamham, 1662-78; lived at Wlucbajter wttti his son-in-law. Dr. William Hawkins, canon of Wincharter, 1678-83; publUbed hi* biographiM of Dr. John Donne, 1640, of Sir Henry Wottoo. 16*1, of Richard r, 166*, of George Herbert, 1670, and of Bishop Robert Sanderson, 1678; The Compleat Angler* flnt .;...:..-::..;,.! -...:,....., his dialogue between Piscator and Viator In 1676, and it was published M a second part in UOompleat Angler,* 6th ed 1676.
  265. ^ Elijah Walton (1832-18SO), painter of mountain scenery in oil and watercolours; art student in Birmingham and London; sketched in Switzerland, Egypt, Syria, Greece, Norway, 1860-70; published illustrated books.
  266. ^ Sie George Walton (1665–1739), admiral; in active service, 1690-1786; lieutenant, 1690; commander, 1697; ably seconded Rodney in the West Indies, 1708; commander-in-chief at Portsmouth, 1712: captured a Spanish squadron off Sicily, 1718; famous for the laconic **$?*.
  267. ^ James Walton (1802–1883), manuf* inventor; a Yorkshiremau: cloth- friexer, and machine-manufacturer, near Halifax; removed to shire before 1846; Introduced improvement* in cottonspinning machinery, 1884-40; bought " Montgomeryshire, 1870.
  268. ^ John Walton (.*. 1410), poet; monk ot On*y; wrote a verse translation of Boethiu*De Conmtetiooe Philosophic* (published, 1626). lix. 278)
  269. ^ John Walton (rf. 1490?), archbishop of DnbUn; probably the same with John Walton, who, M monk of Osney, graduated BJL at Oxford, 14*0; abbot of Omey, 1452; U.D., 1463: oonsecrated archbishop of Dublin, 1472; resigned, 1484.
  270. ^ Sir Thomas Walton or Wauton (1370?-1437?), speaker of the House of Commons in 1424: of Great Staughton; M.P., Huntingdonshire, 1397, 1400, and 1402, Bedfordshire, May 1414, Huntingdonshire, November 1414, 1420, and 1422, Bedfordshire, 1419, 142, and 1432: Sheriff of Bedfordshire, 1415-16, 1428-9, 1432-3; chamberlain of North Wales, 1421
  271. ^ Valentine Walton (d. 1661?X WgJdde; of Great Staughton; married Oliver Cromwell's slater, 1619; M.P., Huntingdonshire, in the Long parliament, 1640; raised a troop of horse for the service of parliament, 1642; taken prisoner at Edgchill, 1642; parliamentary colonel of foot, 1643; governor of Lynn, 1648; tat a* judge at Charles I's trial and signed the warrant, 1649; member of toe parliamentary council of state; resumed his seat in parliament, 1669; commissioner of the navy: commissioner for the government of the army, October 1669-Fcbruary 1660; secured Portsmouth for the parliament: commanded a regiment; cxcepted from the act of pardon, 1660; nod to Germany.
  272. ^ William Walton (1784-1857), writer on Ppain: educated in Spain and Portugal: travelledta Spanish America; British agent in San Domingo, 180J-9; wrote against the government policy In Spain and Portugal, from 1810; advocated the naturalisation of U* alpaca,
  273. ^ Walworth Count JKSISOJI (1764-18J4)." Sob
  274. ^ Walwokth SiB WELLIAM (d, 138*X lord of London; probably a native of Durham: PP"f to John Lovekyn, flihmongcr, London: *idrm*n, 1368 sberiffTl WO; mayor Of London, 1374; one of the citdenuution to Bdiard 111, U76: "ont* * cit denuution to Bdard 111,: lUchanfll from 1377; an adherent of the caster, 1378; built a chantey chapel forfett chantry in St. Michael's, Orootad L*n,t 1 JWmror of 1381; bdd London ~ 18 Jane, 1381; killed Tyler prieste i London, d Lane, fc 1380; ** Bridge against WatljrUr. in Bicbard 1F pre-noa, ift Ju 1381,and WM knighted for it: t to suDorww the rising and quiet Kent, 1381-2: MJ*., 1 don, U83; had a fine collection of books: angora of displayed in toe mayoral pageant, 1616, 1799. 4 8 2
  275. ^ William Walwyn (11 1649), pamphleteer: silkman in London: took the parliamentary side: advocated religious toleration: a leader of thelevellers 16-17; imprisoned, 1649: published pamphlets defending him-rli. 1646-61; not identical with the William Vnlwyn who was appointed canon of St. Paul's, London, in 1660.
  276. ^ Christopher Wandesford (1592–1640), lord deputy of Ireland: of Clare College, Cambridge, c. 16071612: student of Gray's Inn, 1612; inherited Kirkliiitfton, Yorkshire, 1612; a personal friend of Sir Thomas Wentworth; M.P., Aldborough, 1621 and 1624, Richmond, Yorkshire, 1625 and 1626, Thirsk, 1628; an opponent of Charles I; led the attack on Buckingham, 1628; changed over to the king's side, 1629; accompanied Weutworth to Ireland; Irish privy councillor and master of the rolls, 1633; served as a lord justice during Went worth's absence, 1636 and 1639; acquired Castlecomer, Kilkenny, 1637: lord-deputy of Ireland, 1640; unsuccessful in handling the Irish parliament, 1640; died in Dublin.
  277. ^ Wandesford Sm CHRISTOPHER, second VIScount, Oastlecomer Count (d. 1719), succeeded to the Irish peerage, 1707; M.P., Morpetb, 1710-13, Ripon, 1715; governor of Kilkenny, 1715; secretary at war, 1718.
  278. ^ Humfrey Wanley (1672–1726), antiquary; draper's apprentice at Coventry, 1687-94; read widely; went lo Oxford, 1695; assistant in the Bodleian Library, 1696; prepared the index to Edward Bernard'sCatalogue of MSS. 1697; prepared a catalogue of AngloSaxon manuscripts, 1700; assistant-secretary, 1700, and secretary, 1702-8, of the S.P.O.K., London; catalogued the Harleian MSS., 1708; librarian to the first and second earls of Oxford; F.S.A., 1717: his correspondence in the British Museum and the Bodleian.
  279. ^ Nathaniel Wanley (1634–1680), divine and compiler; M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1657: rector of Beeby; vicar of Trinity Church, Coventry, 1662; published The Wonders of the Little World(an anecdotal treatise on mankind), 1678, and other works,
  280. ^ Nicolas Wanostrocht (1745–1812), teacher of French; a Belgian; came to England before 1780; had a private school in Camberwell, 1795; published a French grammar, 1780, and vocabulary, 1783, and other school-books.
  281. ^ Wan 08TROCHT, NICHOLAS (1804–1876), cricketer ; had a private school at Oamberwell, 1824-30, and at Blackheath, 1830-58; a leading cricketer, playing under the name of N. FELIX, 1828-51; published Felix on the Bat 1845.
  282. ^ Henry Wansey (1752?–1827), antiquary; a clothier of Warminster; F.S.A., 1789; made collections for the history of Warminster hundred; published pamphlete, 1780-1814.
  283. ^ Perkin Warbecx (1474–1499), Pretender; son of John Osbeck or De Werbecque, controller of Tournay; went to Portugal as page to a Yorkist lady, wife of Sir Edward Brampton; accompanied a Breton, Pregent Ireland, 1491; thought by people in Cork to be a eon of George, duke of Clarence, or of Richard III; became assured of the support of the Earls of Desmond and Kildare, and gave out that he was Richard, duke of York, son of Edward IV; learnt English; wrote to James IV of Scotland, February 1492; went to France, on Charles VIII's invitation, October 1492; acknowledged by Margaret, dowager-duchess of Burgundy, to be her nephew, November 1492; his banishment demanded by Henry VII, July 1493; went to Vienna, November 1493: recognised as Richard IV, king of England, and supplied with money for his expedition by the Emperor Maximilian I, 1494; denounced as an impostor at Mechlin by Garter king-of-arms; his English adherents arrested and executed, 1495; repulsed at Deal, July 1495, and at Waterford; welcomed by James IV at Stirling, November 1495; married Lady Catherine Gordon (d. 1637); accom- I panied James IV on a raid into Northumberland, proclaiming himself King Richard IV, September 1496; I ailed to Cork, July 1497; landed in Cornwall, proclaim- I ing himself King Richard IV; advanced to Exeter; taken prisoner, September 1497; confessed his imposture at Taunton, October 1497; prisoner in the Tower of London, Novi-nil.cT 1497-November 1499; hanged, after an attempted escape.
  284. ^ Bartholomew Elliott Warburton
  285. ^ George usually known as KI.IMT WAUBURTON (1810–1852), miscellaneous writer; an Irishman; member of the Cambridge University Dramatic Club, 1830; of Queensand Trinity Colleges, Cambridge: M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1837; Irish barrister, 1837; pub I lished, 1845, The Crescent and the Cross an account of I his 1843 Eastern tour; published biographies of Priiu-t; Rupert and other cavaliers, 1849, historical novels, ami other works; perished in a burning steamer,
  286. ^ George Drought Warburton (1816–1857), writer on Canada; an Irishman: educated at Woolwich; served in the artillery, 1833-54; stationed in Canada, 1844-6; major; M.P., Harwich, 1857; published jHochelaga(an account of Canada), 1846, and other i works.
  287. ^ Henry Warburton (1784?-1858), philosophical I radical; educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge; M.A., 1812; timber-merchant at Lambeth; F.R.S., 1809; M.P., Bridport, 1826-41, Kendal, 1843-7; advocated the foundation of London University, 1826, medical reform, 1827-34, the repeal of the duties on newspapers and corn, and penny postage.
  288. ^ John Warburton (1682–1759), herald and antiquary; exciseman in Yorkshire: F.R.S., 1719-57; F.S.A 1720: Somerset herald, 1720-59; collected scarce books and manuscripts; sold some of his manuscripts to the Earl of Oxford, July 1720; his cook, Betsy Baker, said to have destroyed unique Elizabethan and Jacobean plays: published maps of several counties, and, 1753, a survey of the Roman wall; his collections sold by auction, 1766.
  289. ^ Sir Peter Warburton (1540?–1621), judge; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1572; sheriff of Cheshire, 1583; M.P., Chester, 1587-98; serjeant-at-law, 1593; justice of the common pleas, 1600-21; knighted, 1603.
  290. ^ Peter Warburton (1588–1666), judge; of Hefferston Grange, Cheshire; B.A. Brasenose College, Oxford, 1606; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1612; took the parliamentary side; justice of Chester, 1647; serjeant-at-law, 1649; justice of the common pleas, 1649; justice of the upper bench, 1655; removed at the Restoration.
  291. ^ Peter Egerton Warburton (1813–1889), Australian explorer; educated in France; served in the army, 1831-53; captain, 1845; major, 1853; in command of the South Australian police, 1853-67, and volunteers, 1869-77; travelled overland from Adelaide to Perth, 1872-4, experiencing much privation; C.M.G., 1875; published a narrative of his Journey 1875; died at Adelaide.
  292. ^ Sir Robert Warburton (1842–1899), warden of the Kyber; studied at Addiscombe and Woolwich; obtained commission in royal regiment of artillery, 1861; went to India, 1862, exchanged to 21st Punjab infantry, 1866, and served in Abyssinian campaign, 1868; political officer of the Kyber, 1879; major, 1881: lieutenantcolonel, 1887; C.S.I., 1890; brevet-colonel, 1893; resigned, 1897; served with Tirah expedition, 1897-9: K.O.I.E., 1898. His reminiscences were published, 1900, under title, Eighteen Years in the Kyber
  293. ^ Rowland Eyles Egerton Warburton (1804-1891), poet; of Arley Hall, Cheshire: educated at Eton and Corpus Christi College, Oxford; travelled; high sheriff of Cheshire, 1833: published Hunting Songs,* 1846, and other verses, 1855-79.
  294. ^ Thomas Acton Warburton (d. 1894), writer of legal and historical books; a barrister; vicar of Iffley, 1853-76, and of St. John's, East Dulwich, 1876-88.
  295. ^ William Warburton (1698–1779), bishop of Gloucester; articled to a Nottinghamshire attorney, 1714-19; ordained, 1723; published translations from Latin, 1724, and pamphlets on chancery procedure and on prodigies, 1727; vicar of Greaseley, 1727-8: honorary M.A. Cambridge, 1728; rector of Brant Broughton, 1728-57?; non-resident vicar of Frisby, 1730-56; read widely; had a large literary correspondence; published. The Alliance between Church and State 1736, and The Divine Legation of Moses part i., 1737, part il., 1741. the Lake district, ! latter (a work famous for it* paradoxical view ) maintain- It} dal, 1880; ing the law of Moses to be of divine origin, lna*mu: ing tlje law of through ite not containing a socially esential doctrine, vi.. that of future rewards and punivhmenU, it most have been supported by anextraordinary providence; jilmiirii by theLegation* into controversies with hicritics, ir;!H-r,5; chaplain to Frederick, prince of Wale*, 1738; gained Alexander Pope's friendship by publishing a defence of his Essay on Man 1789; advised Pope to add a fourth book to the Hum-iad an.l furnished him with not ridiculii against Viscount corn's 1747, (1699Richard logical work, 1750: having been left Pope's Uterary executor in 1744, brought out an edition of Pope's works, 1751, and put up a monument to him in Twickenham church, 1761; prebendary of Gloucester, 1758-5; king's chaplain and D.D. Lambeth, 1754; prebendary of Durham, 1755-79; dean of Bristol, 1757; bishop of Gloucester, 1759-79; published The Doctrine of Grace an argument against John Wesley's views, 1702; preached against the slave trade, 1766; his Collected Works edited by Hurd, 1788.
  296. ^ Sir Edward Ward (1638–1714), judge; barrister, Inner Temple, 1664; practised in the exchequer court; a whig; one of the counsel for William Russell, lord Russell, 1683; withstood Chief-justice Jeffreys's browbeating, 1684: declined a justiceship of the common pleas, 1689; attorney-general and knighted, 1693; bought Stoke-Doyle, Northamptonshire, 1694; chief-baron of the exchequer, 1695-1714.
  297. ^ Edward Ward (1667–1731), humorist; born in Oxfordshire; visited the West Indies; kept a tavern in London; published a great number of coarse poems, printed 1691-1734, satirising the whigs and the lowchurch party, and descriptive of life in London; pilloried for an attack on the government, 1705; issued The London Spy in parts, 1698-1709, Hudibras Redivivus 1705-7, and other works of coarse humour.
  298. ^ Edward Matthew Ward (1816–1879), historical painter; trained in London; exhibited a portrait, 1834; visited Paris, Venice, Rome, Munich, 1830-U; exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1840-79, chiefly pictures illustrative of English history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and of the French revolution and the first empire; painted frescoes for the houses of parliament, 1853; R.A., 1855.
  299. ^ George Raphael Ward (1798–1878), engraver ; son of James Ward (1769-1859); engraved chiefly portraits.
  300. ^ Sir Henry George Ward (1797–1860), colonial governor; of GUston Park, Hertfordshire; eldest sou of ii., 1741, the I Lake district, 186-77: oorait at K*wtok, 1878: Ticarof M; -. t.,k-. origin. inasmuch as
  301. ^ John Ward, English madrigal composer.
  302. ^ John Ward f_ (. 1601–1611). known as Captain Ward, pirate; known a* ?mrvDini fl turmnti prooftoly MB* s: petty officer in a kW hlp at ..-i flMp i - MM.-..i r.. -.;.,,.:.-. man in the West 1 wiles; Portsmouth, t. 1601; sailed on a piratical cruise, 1608: Encouragement to Warn (reissued Christian's Inooaragement'X denouncing the cavaliers,
  303. ^ John Ward (1679?-1758), biographer: dark fa the navy office; schoolmaster In MoorflcJds 1710: professor of rhetoric, Gresham College, London. 17)0-18: F.R., 1798: F.H.A., 1786: bon. LL.D. Edinburgh, 1711: published treatUes on rhetoric, dissertations on alistJinl topics, and The Lives of the Professors of Gresham College 1740; manuscript antiquarian collections by him la -li Museum library.
  304. ^ John Ward (1781–1837), mystic; born near Cork; without education; learned to be a shipwright at Bristol, 1793, and a shoemaker in London, 1797: shipwright at sea, 1801-3; married, 1803: shoemaker, 1803-27: successively a Calvinist, methodist, baptist, a Raiwtamaithm preacher (1813): refused admission to the Southcottians (1814); founded a church of bis own, styling Kiou orShiloh 1827; traveUed in tl north of 1 preaching, 1899-37; several time* imprisoned 1828 and 1834; published several tracts, treating the biblical narrative as allegory, 1829-37, and left hundreds of others in manuscript.
  305. ^ John Ward ' (1805–1890), diplomatist; inspector of prisons, 1837; secretary to the New Zealand Colonisation Company, 1838; consul-general at Letpaig, 1846, and at Hamburg to the Hanse Towns, 1860-70.
  306. ^ John Ward (1826–1896), naval captain and surveyor; served in the navy, 1840-70: lieutenant, 18*0: captain, 1873; employed on survey duty on the Scottish coast, 1855-6, and in Chinese water*, 1868-66.
  307. ^ John William Ward , first Earl of Dudley of Castle Dudley, Staffordshire, and fourth Viscount Dudley and Ward (1781-1833), educated at Oriel and Corpus Cbristi (Alleges, Oxford, and at Edinburgh; MJL. Oxford, 1813: tory M.P., Downton, 1802, Worcestershire, 1803, Petersflekl. 1806, Wareham, 1807, Ilchester. 181 S, and Bossiuey, 1819-23: travelled, 1814-22: succeeded his father as fourth Viscount Dudley and Ward, 1823: foreign t secretary, 1827-8; created Earl of Dudley, 1827; placed under restraint, 1832.
  308. ^ Joshua Ward (1685–1761), quack doctor; nick , Robert Plumer Ward; attach at Stockholm, 1816,, nnmed. Spot Ward, from a birth-mark; fraudulently tried the Hague, 1818, and Madrid, 1819; minister to Mexico, to entr parliament for MaftOTMfh, 1717; fled to St. 1823-4 and 1825-7; published Mexico in 1825-7: liberal,- crnmiu maintained himself by the sale of his universal M.P. for St. Albans, 1832-7, Sheffield, 1837-49; advocated remedy, hidrop and pill a dangerous compound of disestablishment of the Irish church: secretary of the admiralty, 1846; G.C.M.G., 1849; governor of the Ionian islands, 1849-55; governor of Ceylon, 1855-60: governor of Madras, June 1860; died at Madras.
  309. ^ Hugh Ward (1580?-1635). See MACANWARD, Boy Hugh
  310. ^ James Ward (1769–1859), engraver and painter; trained in London exhibited paintings, chiefly of animals, 1790-1855; R.A., 1811.
  311. ^ James Ward (1800–1885), pugilist and artist; son of a London butcher; cabin-boy on a collier; a Lt coal-whipper; a professional prize-fighter. 1821-32; 'British champion July 1825 and July 1831; tavernkeeper in Liverpool, 1832-53, and in London from 1853; exhibited oil-paintings of some merit, 1846-60.
  312. ^ James Clifton Ward (1843–1880), geologist; trained in the Royal School of Mines 1861: attached to the geological survey in Yorkshire, 1865-9, and in the antimony; pardoned, 1788; much patrbuiscd in t,v admirer*;, uid satirised in the newspapers: amassed fortune; published some pamphlets.
  313. ^ Martin Theodore Ward ( 1799?of dogs and horses; pupil of Landseer: exhibited, 18SO-1850; afterwards Uved in rctin ua-nt at "i ork.
  314. ^ Mary Ward (1585–1646), founder of a female order modelled on the rule of the jesoiU; niece of John Wright 0568 M606): educated in Roman catholic faith: went to St. (SiSr, 1606, and entered teeowiMiJtCtfM Colettines, but left the convent, 1607; obtained from archdukes of Brussels land for a convent I**"" 1 and formed a community: returned to 8t:... r. sariJtfssrsratrs? Sr*w-*- l *I ! SSfft.i tem or u, aiMoi bad* been -tablfched at Liege. 161T: obtained leave from Pope Gregory XV to establish a boose in Rome, 1622: suffered persecution and proceeded with community to Munich, 1026; obtained support of Emperor Ferdinand and established herself in Vicuna, li;iV: arouacd considerable ecclesiastical opposition, and accordingly returned to Munich, 1630; mvivnl ionnission from Pope Urban VIII to establish second house in Homo, 1634; fled from persecution to London, 1638, and lived with romnmiiitv in Strand till liil'J; sought refuge hi Yorkshire at outbreak of civil war.
  315. ^ Nathaniel Ward (1578–1652), puritan divine; entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1596; M.A., 1603; studied law: travelled: chaplain at Elbing, 1620-4; rector of Btoudon Masaey, 1628; deprived by Laud for nonconformity, 1633; minister in Massachusetts, 1634-6; joint author of the 1641 New England code of laws; returned to England, 1646; rector of Shenfleld, 1648-52: published theological tracts.
  316. ^ Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward ( 1791–1868), botanist; visited Jamaica, 1804; medical practitioner in London; an enthusiastic botanist and plant-cultivator; invented the Wardian case for transporting plants, 1829; F.R.S., 1852.
  317. ^ Sir Patience Ward (1629–1696), lord mayor of London; a Yorkshireman; apprenticed to a London merchant taylor, 1646-53; master of the Merchant TaylorsCompany, 1671; knighted, 1675; alderman and sheriff, 1670, and lord mayor, 1680, of London; expressed strong protestant opinions; probably directed the additional inscription to the effect that the fire of London (1666) waa caused by the papists to be placed on the Monument; presented the unpalatable city addresses to Charles II, May-July, 1681; convicted of perjury in defence of Sir Thomas Pilkington, 1683: escaped to Holland; pardoned, 1688; M.P., London, 1689; a commissioner of the customs, 1689-96; colonel of militia, 1689 and 1691.
  318. ^ Robert Plumer Ward (1765–1846), novelist and politician; called Robert Ward till 1828, when he took the additional name of Plumer; of Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford; travelled; barrister, Inner Temple, 1790; a partisan of Pitt; wrote on legal and political questions, 1795-1838; M.P., Cockermouth, 1802-6, Haslemere, 1807-23; under-secretary for foreign affairs, 1805-6; a commissioner of the admiralty, 1807-11; clerk of the ordnance, 1811-23; published three society novels, 1825, 1827, 1841; high sheriff of Hertfordshire, 1830; kept a political diary from 1809.
  319. ^ Samuel Ward (1677–1640), of Ipswich; puritan divine; scholar of St. John's College, Cambridge, 1594; BJL, 1597; an original fellow of Sidney Sussex College, 1699-1604; MA., 1600; B.D., 1607; puritan lecturer at Haverhill, Suffolk, and, 1603-35, at Ipswich; married, 1604; imprisoned for an anti-Spanish engraving, 1621; prosecuted for nonconformity, 1622-3; suspended for puritanical preaching, 1635; withdrew to Holland; returned to Ipswich before 1638; published theological tracts and sermons.
  320. ^ Samuel Ward (d. 1643), master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; scholar of Christ's College, Cambridge; fellow of Emmanuel College, 1595-9; M.A., 1596; fellow of Sidney Sussex College, 1599, and master, 16101643; D.D., 1610; king's chaplain, 1611; one of the translators of the Apocrypha; archdeacon of Taunton, 1615; prebendary of Wells, 1615, of York, 1618; delegate at the synod of Dort, 1619; Lady Margaret professor of divinity, Cambridge, 1623-43; a leading puritan and Calvinist; refused the covenant, 1643; published theological treatises.
  321. ^ Seth Ward (1617–1689), bishop of Salisbury; M.A. Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1640; fellow, 1640-4; lectured on mathematics, 1643; instructed by William Oughtred; wrote against the covenant, 1643; ejected from his fellowship, 1644; private tutor at Aspenden, 1646-9; incorporated M.A. at Oxford. 1649; held the Savilian professorship of astronomy, Oxford, 1649-61; D.D., 1664: advanced a theory of planetary motion on the assumption of a centre of uniform motion; published Vindiciae Academiarum against critics of university education, 1664, and critiques of Thomas Hobbes, 1656, being associated with John Wallis (1616-1703) in OB controversy with the latter; nominated precentor of -r, 1886; elected principal of Jesus College, Oxford, but ejected by Cromwell, 1657; intruded president of ; Trinity College, Oxford, September 1659 to August 1660; I beneficed in London, Devon, and Cornwall, 1661-2; prebendary, 1660, dean, 1661, and bishop, 1662-7, of Exeter: translated to Salisbury, 1667; severe against dissenters; chancellor of the Garter, 1671; published sermons tan theological and mathematical treatises.
  322. ^ Thomas Ward (1652–1708), controversialist; a Yorkshiremau; embraced Romanism; soldier of the pope's guard; resided in England, 1685-8; died in France; published controversial tracts, 1686-8; other pieces by him published posthumously.
  323. ^ Thomas Ward , BAROV WAR!) of the Austrian Empire (1809-1858), a Yorkshire jockey; went as jockey to Hungary, 1823; entered the service of Charles Louis of Bourbon, duke of Lucca, 1827; made his master's peace with Austria, 1843; styled baron, and minister of the household to Charles Louis, 1846; when his master became Duke of Parma, 1847, was chief minister of Parma, holding that place till 1854; created baron of the Austrian empire, 1849; envoy to Great Britain, 1849; died in Austria.
  324. ^ Ward or WARDE, WILLIAM (1534–1604?), physician; educated at Eton; fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1553-68; M.A., 1558; M.D., 1567; medical lecturer at Cambridge, 1596; translated, from French, Alessio of Piedmont's medical Secrets and other works 1558-62.
  325. ^ William Ward (1769–1823), baptist missionary ; printer in Derby, Stafford, and, 1794, Hull; a local preacher; superintendent of the baptist missionary press in Bengal, 1799-1818; travelled in Great Britain, Germany, and.the United States, collecting funds for the baptist college at Serampiir, 1818-21; wrote on Indian missions, 1811-21; died at Serampur.
  326. ^ William Ward (1766–1826), engravsr ; trained in London; engraved, chiefly in mezzotint, portraits and landscapes.
  327. ^ William Ward (1787–1849), financier; trained at Antwerp; merchant in London, 1810; director of the Bank of England, 1817: a famous cricketer; bought the lease of Lord's cricket ground to save it from being sold for building purposes, 1825; tory M.P., London, 1826-31.
  328. ^ William George Ward (1812–1882), Roman catholic theologian and philosopher; eldest son of William Ward (1787-1849); at Winchester School, 1823-9: scholar of Lincoln College, Oxford, 1833; fellow of Balliol, 1834-45; mathematical lecturer, 1834-41, bursar, 1842; M.A., 1837; adopted John Henry Newman's views, c. 1838; wrote in defence of Newman's Tract XC, 1841; published The Ideal of a Christian Church a Romanist treatise, 1844, and hence was nicknamed * Ideal Ward; removed from his degree for heresy, February 1845; inherited estates, 1849; moral philosophy lecturer in St. Edmund's College, Ware, 18511858; Ph.D., by Pope Pius IX, 1854; edited theDublin Review 1863-78, writing against liberal theology and in favour of papal infallibility; wrecked Newman's projected Romanist college at Oxford; resided latterly in the Isle of Wight; published controversial treatises, 1852-80.
  329. ^ William James Ward (1800?–1840), mezzotint engraver, chiefly of portraits; son of William Ward (1766-1826)
  330. ^ George Hunt (1825–1877).
  331. ^ Jesuit, see Henry Morse.
  332. ^ Sir Edward Charles Warde (1810–1884), general; sou of Sir Henry Warde; served in the artillery, 1828-69: commanded the siege-train at Sebastopol; K.C.B., 1869; major-general, 1866; general, 1877.
  333. ^ Sir Henry Warde (1766–1834), general ; ensign, 1783; captain, 1790: lieutenant-colonel, 1794: brigadiergeneral, 1807; commanded a brigade in Spain, 1808-9; took part in the capture of the Mauritius, 1810; governor of the Mauritius, 1811-13; lieutenant-general, 1813; K.O.B., 1815; governor of Barbados, 1821-7; general, 1830; G.C.B., 1831.
  334. ^ James Presoott Warde (1792–1840), actor; real name Prescott, added the name Warde profe-sionally; appeared at Bath, 1813-18, 1823, in London, 1818-20, 1825-38; died in poverty.
  335. ^ Warde I D, sea obtain: tailed with Sir Martin Fn.bish.-r Pq. v.. 1576-H, in. Fenton. l,n2 -3:.-omuianded a queen's ship, 1M71591; fuuht a-mnst tin- Armada, 1*88.
  336. ^ William Warden ( 1777–1849), naval surgeon ; trained at Montros and Edinburgh; surgeon in the navy, 1795–1849; M.D. St. Andrews, 1811; M.D. Edinburgh, 1824; in attendance on Napoleon during his voyage and in St. Helena. 1815: censured for publishing, 1816, garbled notes of his conversions with Napoleon. [lix. 350]
  337. ^ Joseph Warder (fl. 1688–1718), author of 'The True Amazons.' a treatise on bees, 1693; physician at Croydon before 1688. [lix. 351]
  338. ^ Elizabeth Wardlaw Lady (1677–1727), supposed authoress of the ballad of 'Hardyknute'; née Halket; married, 1696, Sir Henry Wardlaw of Pitcruivie; published an old ballad of 'Hardyknute' 1719; reputed authoress of 'Sir Patrick Spens.' and other ballads. [Lix. 352]
  339. ^ Henry Wardlaw (d. 1440). bishop of St. Andrews; educated at Oxford. and. 1383, Paris: studied i at Orleans before 13ft*; D.Oan.L.: nephew of Glasg Walter Wardlnw; held lasgow, Moray, and Aberdeen, and other preferments; long resided at ATignon: consecrated bishop of St. Andrew*. 1403; tutor to Januw I of Scotland: restored St. Andrews Cathedral: founded the university of St. Andrews, Penruary 1411: crowned James I and his queen, 1-124; burned Wycliffltes, 1407 and 1432.
  340. ^ Ralph Wardlaw (1779–1853), Scottish congregational divine: entered Glasgow University, 1791; studied for the ministry of the secession (burgher Khurch, 1795-1800; congregational minister in Glasgow, 18031868, and from 1811 divinity professor in the congregational seminary there; honorary D.D. Ynle. 1818: published hymns, sermons, and tracts on social and theological questions.
  341. ^ Walter Wardlaw (. 1390), cardinal: secretary to David II; archdeacon of Glasgow; bishop of Glasgow, 1868-90; cardinal, 1381.
  342. ^ Gwyllym Lloyd Wardle (1762?-1833), soldier and politician; of Hartsheath: yeomanry officer in Ireland, 1798: titular lieutenant-colonel: li.P., Okehampton, 1807-12; attacked, and by a parliamentary committee procured the retirement of, Frederick, duke of York, commander-in-chief, for granting commissions through his mistress, Mary Anne Clarke, 1809: thanked by the city of London: suspected of collusion with Mrs. Clarke, July 1809; went abroad to escape his creditors; died In Florence.
  343. ^ James Wardrop (1782–1869), surgeon : trained In Edinburgh, 1797, London, 1801, and Vienna, 1803: ophthalmic surgeon in Edinburgh, 1804-8, and London, 18081869; M.D. St. Andrews, 1834: lectured on surgery from 1826; published surgical treatises.
  344. ^ Hugh Ware (1772?–1846), colonel In the French army: a United Irishman: joine-1 the insurgents, 1798: taken prisoner: allowed to go abroad, 1802; served in the French Irish legion, 1803-15: captain, 1804; received the cross of the Legion of Honour, 1812; colonel, 1815; died at Tours.
  345. ^ Isaac Ware (rf. 17C6). architect : studied in Italy : clerk of works in the eovi-rninent wrvioe, 1728-66: also engaged in private practice: published architectural drawings and treatises.
  346. ^ Sir James Ware (1594–1666), Irish historian; M.A. Trinity College, Dublin, 1616; collected Irish manuscripts and studied Irish history and antiquities; knighted, 1629: auditor-general of Ireland. 1632-49?, and 1660-6; M.P., Dublin University, 1634-7, 1661; sent on a mission to Charles I at Oxford, 1644: hon. D.C.L. Oxford: prisoner in the Tower, 1644-5; a hostage in England, 1647; banished from Dublin by Jones, 1649; resided in London. 1651-60; returned to Dublin, 1660; published important contributions to Irish history and biography, 1620-65.
  347. ^ James Ware (1756–1815), surgeon; trained at Portsmouth, 177i. and London, 1773-6: ophthalmic surgeon in London, 1777-1815: F.H.S.. 18O2; published professional papers and treatises, 1780-1812. .:. HlBBKBT.
  348. ^ Ware W; RT- (17Sf-l)t see
  349. ^ Warelwa 8T. WH. Exeter: a Norman: *kii ..,,........... 1106-6, 1119. and 1180;  ::.;..;...,.;,;... .-. ) - r,:...:..; 1107: attended the  :: roy to UM pop* n:. Knfoa to march ....... of Troyea, 1 107. Hartm? lilt! a* bund: began rebalkuntj .........-i
  350. ^ Eaiil Warenne or (1807?-1876). See Richard II Fitzalan
  351. ^ Ount Warenne )RADA DE,CH7XTM80r8cmjurT (:. U if} jJBjtCh DU J
  352. ^ Dk Warenne , FA MILT or, took Its name from the castle of Varenne (called later Bdlencombre) on the England by William Warenne, first earl of Surrey q. T.I; held at one time great estates In twelve English counties; chief seats at Lewes in Sussex and Oonlaborongh. Yorkshire; in 1148 the family property passed to an hdroaj. Isabel de Warenne: was continued by herfon, William de Warcnne (. 1840), taking his mothert name; acquired the earldom of Sussex after 1848 on the extinction of the De Albini family. A cadet branch acquired the De Wirmgay estates, Norfolk, by marriage, I and became extinct about 1209; the legitimate main line expired with John de Warenne (1886-1347)
  353. ^ Ham Warbnne F.LI X DR. EARL or WARKrvxor SuniiKY (d. 1802), Illegitimate son of Geoffrey Plantagenet count of An jou (d. 1151 ), ami therefore half-brother ..f Hi-nry II; mnrriol Isabella de Warenne: styled De Warenne anl Earl of Surrey in right of his wife from 1163; denounced Thomas Deokct as a traitor. 1164: remained faithful to Henry II, 1174 and 1189; escorted Princess Joan to Provence, 1176; present at the coronation of Richard 1, 1189: opposed Prince John intrigues, 1191; present at King Richard's second coronation, 1194, and at Kiuir JohnV. 11U9: built thr rrmt keep at Conteborough; entertained King John at Conlnborough, 18U1., .
  354. ^ Is Abel Wareotte IK(,. 1199), only daughter tod heiress of William d. Wap-mu-. third earl of Surrey (rf. 1148): married, before 1153. King Stephen's second son, William.. without I--MK-, 1159); married, c. 1163, Hamelin de Warenue
  355. ^ John Dr Warenne . Kvui. r Si KRKT or EARL, W MIKN-XK ( 1231 7-1804), son of William de Warenne, earl of Warenne or Surrey (d, 1240); long a royal ward; under the guardianship of Peter of Savoy; married, 1247. Alice de Lusignan, Henry Ill's half-sister; accomp:uiil Prince Edward to Goucouy and Spain, 12*4: granted thethird penny* of Sussex, 1256; took Henry Ill's side against the barons, 1268-9; acted with Simon dc Montfort, 1260-8; returned to Henry Ill's side, 12G3: besieged by Montfort in Rochester Outle. 1864: fought on Henry I IPs side at Lewe*, May 1864: anapai to France: bis lands confiscated by the barons, Jane 18M: ninol Prince Edward at Ludlow, 116ft: fought at Eveaham, ..;.-.-.! Kent, 1266: pardoned for all bis offences against llonry II 1. 12C8: took the cross, 1868, bat did not :i cruso-le: fined for turbulence, 1270; took theoaths to Edward I. 1878; served in Wales, 1277; led the opposition to the 1878 quo varraxto write, declaring that he held his landsby the sword 1279; after the death of his steter lobelia (widow of Hugh de Alblnl, earl of Sussex, d. 1243) in 1888, assumed the title of Barl of Soawx: served in Wales, 1888-8: was granted BromfleU Vale by Edward 1, 1888. and built Dina* Bran Castle on the Dee: sent on a mission to Scotland. 1885: fought in Wales. 1887 and 1894; negotiated with the Soota the treaties of Salisbury. 1289, and Brigbam. 1890; custodian of the sea-ooast, 189ft; raised troops in Wale*, and led the-m to Scotland In Edward V* Invaaton. 1896: took Dunbar Castle, April 1896; appointed warden of Scotland, Aogust 1896: spent the winter and ntxt spring and summer in the north of in August, bat re-appointed in 1897; by Wallace at Stirling Bridge, 11 Sept. 1297: ordered to lead fresh troops into Scotland, December 1297: raised the siege of Uoxbiinrh,.January l-".is: fought at Kalkirk, July 1298; besieged Oaerlaverock Castle, July 1300.
  356. ^ John Db Warenne , EARL OP SURREY AND SUSSKX, orBAUi. W i:i:sx!:(1286-1347); succeededhis grandfather in the estates and peerage, 1304; married to Joan of liar (d, 1361), 1306; summoned to parliament, May 1306; quarrelled with Peter de Gaveston, 1307; reconciled to him, 1309; accompanied Edward II to Scotland, 1310; overran Selkirkshire, 1311; joined the baronsparty; took Gaveston prisoner, under terms of protection, at Scarborough, 1312; being incensed at Gaveston's execution, went over to Edward II, August 1312; pardoned for all his offences against Edward II, 1313: refused to follow Edward to Bannockburu, June 1314; excommunicated for open adultery: agreed to pay a yearly allowance to his wife, February 1316; helped Thomas, earl of Lancaster's countess to elope, May 1317; stripped of great portions of his estates by Lancaster, 1317-19; served against the Scots, July 1319; joined Edward II against Lancaster, 1322, and recovered his Welsh lands; sent with troops into Aquitaine, 1325-6; took Edward II's side against Queen Isabella, and recovered his lands, May 1326; made his peace with Queen Isabella; counselled Edward II's abdication, January 1327; attended Edward Ill's coronation, March 1327; a commissioner to treat with the Scots, 1327; granted fresh estates, 1327-33; given the earldom of Strathern by Edward Baliol, 1333; accompanied Baliol to Scotland, 1333 and 1335; acted as sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, 1339; his estates reverted to the crown, and his earldom went to Richard Fitzalan II, earl of Arundel (1307 ?-1376)
  357. ^ Warenne or WARREN, WILLIAM DE, first Earl of Surrey (d. 1088), fought as a knight at the battle of Mortemer, 1054; married Gundrada of Flanders; granted Mortemer Castle by Duke William; fought at Hastings, 1066; received great grants of lands and built castles at Lewes in Sussex, Reigate in Surrey, and Castle Acre in Norfolk; granted Conisborough, Yorkshire, 1069; fought against the refugees in E.y, 1071; joint chief justiciar, 1075; helped to suppress the rebellion of the Earls of Hereford and Norfolk: founded the Oluniac priories of St. Pancras, Lewes, 1077, and of Castle Acre; fought in Main, 1085; remained faithful to Rufus, 1088; granted the earldom of Surrey, c. 1088; fatally wounded at the siege of Pevensey Castle.
  358. ^ Warenne or WARREN, WILLIAM DK*' second Earl of Surrey (d. 1138), frequently described as EARL OP WARENNE; elder son of William de Warenne (d. 1088) ; took part in the defence of Courcy against Duke Robert, 1091; unsuccessful suitor, c. 1094, for Matilda, afterwards consort of Henry I; joined Duke Robert when he invaded England, 1101; withdrew to Normandy; pardoned by Henry II, 1103; fousrht in Normandy, 1106, 1119, 1135; attended Stephen's court at Westminster, 1136.
  359. ^ Warenne or WARREN, WILLIAM DE, third EARL Of SURREY(d. 1148), eldest son of William de Warenne, second earl of Surrey; succeeded his father, 1138; supported King Stephen, 1141-2: fought at Lincoln, 1141 went with the crusaders, 1147; killed near Laodicea. His estates passed to his daughter, Isabel de Warenne
  360. ^ William Db Warenne , EARL OP WAREXNE or BURKKY (d. 1240), son of Hamelin de Warenne succeeded to the title and estates, 1202; lost the estates in Normandy, 1204; granted Grantham and Stamford by King John, 1306; accompanied John to France, 1206; sided with John against the pope and against the barons: one of John's sureties for the keeping of Magn-i Charta, June 1216; granted forfeited lands in Norfolk, 1216; warden of the Cinque ports, 1216; supporte.1 Ixmis of France, June 1216 to April 1217; then joined Henry III and obtained grants of land: married, 1225, Matilda, co-heiress of William Marshal, first earl of Pembroke: one of the three regents, 1230; became Burety for Hubert de Burgh, 1232: made a member of the king's council, 1237: sent to Oxford to orotect the legate Otho, 1238; founded Reigate priory
  361. ^ William Warford alias Warneford and Walford (1560-1608), Jesuit; scholar of Trinity College, Oxford, 1576, fellow, 1578, M.A., 1582 went j to Hheims, 1582, and Home, 1683: ordained priest, 1584; visited England, 1591; joined the Jesuits, 1594: ! went to Spain, 1599; published doctrinal tracts under the pseudonym of George Doulye; died at Valladolid.
  362. ^ William Warham (1450?–1532), archbishop of Canterbury; a native of Hampshire; of Winchester College; fellow of New College, Oxford, 1475: LL.D. Oxford j before 1488; LL.D. Cambridge, 1600; advocate in the ! court of arches, 1488; went on legal business to Rome, 1490, and Antwerp, 1491; went on a political mission, to Flanders, 1493; precentor of Wells, 1493; master of the rolls, 1494-1502; rector of Barley, 1495-1501, and of Cottenham, 1500-1; archdeacon of Huntingdon, 1496; joint-envoy to Scotland, 1497, to the Duke of Burgundy, 1496-9, and to the Emperor Maximilian, 1499 and 1501-2; consecrated bishop of London, 1502; lord keeper 15021504, and lordchancellor 1504-15; translated to Canterbury, 1504; chancellor of Oxford University, 1506-32; crowned Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, 1509; befriended Erasmus from 1509; had a controversy about jurisdiction with his suffragans, 1512; had trouble with Wolsey through Wolsey's legatine precedence, 1518-23; attended Henry VIII to France, 1520; forced by Henry j VIII to collect subsidies and loans in Kent, 1523-5; approached by Wolsey with the suggestion that Henry VIII's marriage with Catherine of Aragon was null, May 1527; afraid to act as counsel for Queen Catherine. 1528; forced by Henry VIII to advise Pope Clement VII to annul the marriage, 1530; proposed by Henry VIII to Pope Clement VII as a competent judge to determine the divorce suit, 1531; protested against the measures taken by parliament since 1529 against the pope's authority, 1532; bequeathed books to Winchester College and to New College and All Souls College, Oxford.
  363. ^ Edward Waring (1734–1798), mathematician; educated at Shrewsbury School; entereJ Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1753; senior wrangler, 1757; fellow, 1758-76; Lucasian professor of mathematics, 1760-98; F.R.S., 1763-95; M.D. Cambridge, 1767; published treatises on algebra, 1762-92.
  364. ^ John Burley Waring (1823–1875), architect ; I studied architecture and painting in Bristol, 1836, and i London, 1840-3; studied art and architecture in fre quent continental tours, 1843-69; art commissioner at 1 several exhibitions; a Swedenborgian: fancied himself a prophet; published architectural, archaeological, and theological treatises.
  365. ^ John Scott Waring (1747–1819). See SCOTT, afterwards SCOTT-WARING, JOHN.
  366. ^ Robert Waring (1614–1658), author : educated at Westminster School; student of Christ Church, Oxford, 1632-48; M.A., 1C37; elected professor of ancient history, 1647; deprived, 1648; visited France; settled in London; published anonymously political pamphlets, 1646, and Amoris Effigies (Latin verse), 1G18.
  367. ^ William Waring (1610–1679), Jesuit; known I as FATHER HARCOURT or BARROW; born in Lancashire; ! educated at St. Omer; joined the Jesuits, 1632: missioner in London, 1644-79; arrested, May 1679; executed, June.
  368. ^ Robert Warington (1807–1867), chemist ; at Merchant TaylorsSchool, 1818-22: apprentice to a manufacturing chemist, 1822-7; assistant to the chemistry professor, London University, 1828; chemist to a brewery, 1831-9; honorary secretary to the London Chemical Society, 1841-61; chemist to the London ApothecariesSociety, 1842-67; F.R.S., 1864.
  369. ^ John Warkworth (rf. 1500), reputed author of manuscript additions to Caxton's 4 Brute published (1839) asWarkworth's Chronicle fellow of Merton College, Oxford; resident in Oxford, 1446-57; beneflced in Cambridgeshire, 1458-1500; master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1473-1500.
  370. ^ Gervask Warmestry (1604–1641), poet ; native of Worcester; alucated at Westminster School; M.A. Christ Church, Oxford, 1628; student of the Middle Temple, 1628; registrar of Worcester diocese; published, 1628, * Virescit vulnere virtus u political poem.
  371. ^ Thomas Warmestry (1610–1065), .lean cester; M.A. iM,. r.l, l.:;i; 1 ).!.. Ji;r: ui; ims, but a royalist; rector of 1G35-46; withdrew to London, 1646: compounded for hi* estate, 1663; lecturer at St. Margaret, Wwtmluster, 1657; master of the Saroy, 1660: prebendary of Gloucester, 1660: dean of Worcester, 1661, an-1 vn-.u-..: Mronwgrove, 1662-5; published devotional and oontrovcwial
  372. ^ Warminoton VII.UA1I (jl. 1577–1812), Roman catholic divine; enteml Oxford University. 1577: uith!n-.v to Douay, before 1579; ordained prie*t, 1580; nent to England, 1581: banishM, 1585; chaplain to William Allen; return i:.. Kndind, 1594; imprisoned, 1608; released on signing the outh of allegiance, 1612: published pamphlet* justifying his action; jwnsioned by Thomas Bllson, bishop of Winchester,
  373. ^ Charles Waxne (1802–1887), arcba-ologist : travelled in Prance; F.S.A.. 1856; made collections coni-ernlng prehistoric and ancient remains In Dorset: published account* of bis researches, J836-72.
  374. ^ Wilson Samuel (1763–1855), ithropiat; a man of great wealth; M.A. Oxford, 1788; married a Berkshire heiress, 1796; D.O.L. Oxford, 1810: rector of Lydiard Millioeut, 1809-55; vicar of Bonrton-on-the-Hill, 1810-55; honorary canon of Gloiuvs. ter, 1844; founder of Wurneford lunatic asylum. xford: lenef actor of the diocese of Gloucester; benefactor of Leamington, Birmingham, and other places,
  375. ^ William Warneford (1580–1608). See Warford
  376. ^ Warner or Garnier (fl. 1106), monk of Westminster; wrote homilies (now lost).
  377. ^ Warner Sin EDWARD (1511–1565), lieutenant of the Tower; a decided protestant; received grants of church hinds; M.P., Grantham, 1545-53; pave evidence against Lord Surrey. 1546; took part in defending Norwich against Robert Kett, 1549: lieutenant of the Tower of London, 1552-3; favoured Lady Jane Grey; imprisoned, 1554-5; lieutenant of the Tower of London, 1558-65; master of St. Katberine's Hospital, London, 1560; M.P., Norfolk, 1563; sent on a mission to Holland, 1566.
  378. ^ Edward Warner (fl. 1632–1640), colonist : son of Sir Thomas Warner; deputy-governor of St. Kitte, 1629; governor of Antitrua, 1632; his wife and children kidnapped by the Caribs, 1640.
  379. ^ Ferdinando Warner (1703–1768), miscellaneous writer; LL.D., 1754; vicar of Ronde, Wiltshire, 1730: vicar of St. Michael's, Queenhithe, London, 1747; rector of Barnes, Surrey, 1758: published dogmatical and liturgical tractates, a church history, and, 1763-7. contributions to Irish history.
  380. ^ John Warner (d. 1565), physician; fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1520, and warden, 1536-55 and 1559-65; M.A., 1625; M.D., 1535; the first regius professor of medicine, 1546-54; archdeacon of Cl.-vi-l.ind, 1547-64, and of Ely, 1556-c. 1559; prebendary of St. Paul's, London, 1547, Winchester, 1550. and Salisbury, 1559: rector of Hayes, 1557; dean of Winchester, 1559-65.
  381. ^ John Warner (1581–1666), bishop of Rochester; demy of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1599; fellow, 1604-10: M.A., 1605; D.D., 1616; beneflced in London, 1614, and Kent, 1619; prebendary of Canterbury, 1616; a violent royalist; dean of Lichfield, 1633-7; appointed bishop of Rochester, 1637; attended Charles I at York, 1640; attended convocation and joined in framing new canons, 1640; impeached, August, and imprisoned, December, 1641; excluded from the House of Lords, February 1642; ejected from his see, 1643: published a pamphlet against the sale of church lands, 1646, and one of abhorrence of Charles I's execution, February 1649: compounded for his estates, 1649: restored to his see, 1660, and to parliament, 1661; benefactor of Bromley College, Kent; founded exhibitions for Scottish episcopalians In Balllol College, Oxford.
  382. ^ John Warner (1628-1692, Jesuit; confessor to James II 1686-8, and in France 1689.
  383. ^ John Warner (1673?-1760), horticulturalist.
  384. ^ John Warner (1716–1800), classical scholar; son of ferdinando Warner q. v.; educated at St Paul's School, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge; M.A. 1761; D.D., 1773; rector of Hockliffe, 1771, and, later, of Stourton; embassy chaplain at Paris, 1790.
  385. ^ Joseph Warner (1717–1801), surgeon ; born In Antigoa; pupil of Samuel Sharp*. 1714; qoaliflel as a surgeon. 1741; army surgeon in Scotland. 1745; surgeon of Guy's Hospital, London, 1746-80; a leading r in London; F.K.6., 1750; published surgical :. (Ux. 896
  386. ^ Mary Amklia Warner (1804–1854 1 actrew ; m Hiiddart: married, 1*37. HnluTt William Warner; appeared in the province*, e. 1828, In Dublin, 1829. 18311836, in London, 1830, 1836-51, and in America, 1851. 1853; joint-manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, 1844-6: manager of Marylebone Theatre, London, 1841848: obtained her chief sncoencs as Bvadne The Bridal *) and Imogen.
  387. ^ Philip Warner (7. 1689), colonist: a younger son of Sir Thomas Warner; commanded a regiment in the reduction of Dutch and i 167, and in Antigua, 1671; governor of Antigua, 1672; prisoner in London, 1675-6, for a massacre of native* in Domini.-.-!; dismissed the king's service, 1677: speaker of the Antigua assembly, 1679.
  388. ^ Richard Warner (1713?–1775), botanist and scholar: It. A. Wndbam College, Oxford, 1734; stalled at Lincoln's Inn; had a botanical garden: published a flora for Woodford. 1771; compiled a glossary (manuscript i Museum) to Shakespeare; translated various plays of Plautus into prose, and the 'Captives' into verse; benefactor of Wadham College, Oxford.
  389. ^ Richard Warner (1763–1857), divine and author: educated at Christ Church grammar school, Hami-i:irr. and. 17h7-9, Oxfonl: curate in Hampshire, r. 1790: curate of St. James's, Bath, 1795-1817: rector of Great Chalfleld, 1809-57, and of Chelwood, near Bristol, 1827-57; fixed the site of the Roman Clauxntim at Bitterne Farm, near Southampton: published notes of tours in the south and west of England and In Wale*. also sermons, devotional books, and antiquarian note*.
  390. ^ Samuel Alfred Warner (d. 1853), inventor: offered the admiralty explosive machines (an invisible shell and a long range) of hi* Invention, 183O: believed to be a monomaniac, on inquiry, 1842.
  391. ^ Sir Thomas Warner (d. 1649), West Indian colonist: horn in Suffolk; captain in James I's guards; visited Surinam (Dutch Guiana), 1620, and conomvel the idea of a West Indian ttlcment: founded a colony In St. Kitts, 1(14: visited Knpland, 1626; appointed of St. Kitte, Nevis, Barbados, and Montaerrat, September 1625; commanded a privateer in the English Channel, spring 162ti; returned to St. Kitts, autumn 1696; had trouble with French settlers, 1627-35. and Spanish filibusters, 1629; visitol Knu'Und, and was knighted, 1629; col-!.; N- vis, 1628, and Antigua and Montserrat, 1632: attempted to colonise St. Loda, 1639-41; visited England, 1636; parliamentary governor of the Caribee islands, 1043: died at St. Kilts.
  392. ^ Thomas Warner (1630?-1676), nicknamed Indian Warner ' becaose son of Sir Thomas W and a Carib woman: joined the Garibt and fought airainst the whites, 1645: governor of Dominica. 1661-76; prisoner to the French, 1666-7; was treacherously Killed ly hi t.rother Philip Warner, but, according to another account, fell in fight with the Kiiglish. Ux. 4041
  393. ^ William Warner (1658?-1609), poet; studied at Oxfonl; attorney In London; published, 1585, Pan hi* Syrinx seven prose tales; published a translation of riv!imi f of Plautus, 1595. His chief work is Albion's Kn-huiil:x ini-tri"il British history, with imtl'i.-.-il an.i li.-f.tiuiH epistles, intending in tin- first, (1586) edition from Noah to the Norman Conquest; brought down to James I'a reign in 1606: complete edition (posthumously), lull Mi-res, in his Palladia Tamia(1598), associated him with Spenser us one of the two chief KnliMi h.-roic poets, and with Spenser, Daniel, Dray ton, and Breton, as a lyric poet. Dray ton also eulogised him.
  394. ^ Sir William Warre (1784–1853), lieutenant-general: fisL-n. 1 Si )3: captain, 1806; aide-de-camp in Portugal, 1808, and in Sir John Moore's expedition, 1808-9; Portuguese major; aide-de-camp to Beresford, 1809-12; lieutenant-colonel, 1813; stationed at the Cape, 1813-21; attached to the quartermaster-general's department, 1823-37; C.B., 1838; knighted, 1839; lieutenant-general, 1851.
  395. ^ Ambrose William Warren (1781?-1856), line-engraver; son of Charles Warren
  396. ^ Arthur Warren (. 1605), poet ; in prison for debt, 1604; published, 1605, in six-line stanzas, The Poorc Mans Passions and Pouerties Patience two poems; probably author of various commendatory verses, signed A. W. which appeared, 1575-96; not improbably the author of the verses signed A. W. in Davison's Poetical Rhapsodic 1602.
  397. ^ Charles Warren (1767–1823), line-engraver; engraved on metal for calico-printing; from 1802 a noted book-illustrator.
  398. ^ Sir Charles Warren (1798–1866), major-general; ensign, 1814: captain, 1822; stationed in Cape Colony, and travelled in the interior, 1822-5; served in India, 1830-8; major, 1834; served in China, 1841-4; lieutenant-colonel, 1842; served in the Crimea, 1854-6; stationed at Malta, 1856-61; major-general, 1858; K.C.B., 1865.
  399. ^ Frederick Warren (1775–1848), vice-admiral; son of Richard Warren (1731-1797); entered the navy, 1789; lieutenant, 1794; captain, 1801; defeated a Danish gunboat flotilla in the Belt, May 1809; rearadmiral, 1830: commander-in-chief at the Cape, 1831-4; admiral-superintendent at Plymouth, 1837-41; viceadmiral, 1841.
  400. ^ George John Vernon Warren, fifth Baron Vernon (1803–1866).
  401. ^ John Warren (1730–1800), bishop of Bangor; scholar of Caius College, Cambridge; M.A., 1754; D.D., 1772; beneficed in Cambridgeshire, 1754-79; prebendary of Ely, 1768: bishop of St. David's, 1779; translated to Bangor, 1783; published sermons.
  402. ^ John Warren (1796–1852), mathematician; brother of Sir Charles Warren; educated at Westminster School: fellow and tutor of Jesus College, Cambridge; B.A., 1818; F.R.S., 1830; beneficed in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire; chancellor of Bangor; published a mathematical treatise and papers, 1828-9.
  403. ^ Sir John Borlase Warren (1753–1822), admiral; of Stapleford, Nottinghamshire; entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 17G9; M.A., 1776; had his name on ship's books, 1771-4; M.P., Marlow, 1774: created baronet, 1775; bought Lundy Island: served in the navy, 1777-82 and 1793-1814; captain, 1781; commodore, 1794; defeated French squadrons, April and August 1794; had charge of the naval arrangements for the French royalist attempt in La Vendee, June-October, 1794; destroyed many armed French vessels, 1796; intercepted and defeated the French fleet conveying Hoche to Ireland, October 1798: rear-admiral, 1799; captured a French squadron, 1806; admiral, 1810; G.C.B., 1815.
  404. ^ John Byrne Leicester Warren , third and last BARON DK TABJ,I:Y (1835-1895), poet: of Tabley House, Cheshire; brought up in Italy and Germany; educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford; M.A., 1860; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1860: published small volumes of poetry under the pseudonym of George F. Preston 18W-63, and ofWilliam Lancaster 1868-8; published an essay on Greek coins as illustrative of Greek federal history, 1863: published, anonymously. Philoi-tetes 1866, andOrestes 1808, trams lie-;; resided in London from 1871; published verses in his own name, 1873-C, and aGuide-book to Bookplates 1880; compiled a flora of Cheshire; succeeded to the peerage, 1887: published his selected poems, 1893-5.
  405. ^ John Taylor Warren (1771–1849), physician ; pupil of John Hunter (1728-1793); army-surgeon, 1793-1820; accompanied Sir John Moore's expedition, 1808-9.
  406. ^ Joseph Warren (1804–1881), musician; nn organist in London, 1843; edited music; compiled musical instruction-books; re-edited William Boyce's Cathedral Music 1849.
  407. ^ Lemuel Warren (1770–1833), major-general; entered the army, 1787: captain, 1793: lieutenant-colonel, 1804; major-general, 1819; served in Flanders, 1794-6, West Indies, 1796, Holland, 1799, Egypt, 1801, Sicily, 1809, and the Peninsula. "
  408. ^ Matthew Warren (1642–1706), nonconformist; of St. John's College, Oxford; preacher at Otterfonl, 1661-2: trained candidates for the nonconformist ministry from 1671; pastor at Taunton, 1687-1706.
  409. ^ Pelham Warren (1778–1835), physician ; son of Richard Warren (1731-1797); M.B. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1800; M.D., 1805: practitioner in London from 1800; physician of St. George's Hospital, London, 1803-16; F.R.C.P., 1806, censor, 1810. Harveian orator, 1826, elect, 1829; F.R.S., 1813.
  410. ^ Sir Peter Warren (1703–1752), vice-admiral : an Irishman; entered the navy, 1717; lieutenant, 1723: captain, 1727; commodore, 1744; served on the American station, 1735-41; served in the West Indies, 1742-5, making immense prize-money; naval commander at the taking of Louisbourg, 1745; vice-admiral, 1747; M.P., Westminster, 1747-52; monument to him in Westminster Abbey.
  411. ^ Sir Ralph Warren (1486?–1553), lord mayor of London; in business as a mercer, 1508; freeman, 1507, warden, 1521, and master of the Mercers Company, 1530 and 1642; lent money to the crown; alderman, 1528-53; sheriff, 1528-9, and lord mayor of London, 1536-7 and 1544: sat on several government commissions.
  412. ^ Richard Warren (1731–1797), physician; B.A. Jesus College, Cambridge, 1752; fellow, 1752-9; M.D., 1762; practised in London, 1756-97; F.R.C.P., 1763, Gulstonian lecturer, 1764, Harveian orator, 1768, censor, 1764, 1776, 1782, elect, 1784; physician to the Middlesex Hospital, 1756-8, to St. George's Hospital, London, 1760-6; physician to George, prince of Wales, 1787.
  413. ^ Sir Richard Augustus Warren (i705?1775), Jacobite; an Irishman; in business in Marseilles, 1744; captain in the Franco-Irish regiment, August 1745; aide-de-camp in Scotland to Lord George Murray (1700 ?-1760), October 1745: colonel, November 1746; sent to ask French help, April 1746; sent back to fetch off Prince Charles, August-October 1746; created baronet, and, 1750, a brigadier-general by James III; aide-de-camp to Marshal Saxe, 1746-8: a naturalised Frenchman, 1764; commandant at Belleisle, 1764-76.
  414. ^ Warren Sm SAMUEL (1769–1839), rear-admiral ; served at sea, 1782-1823; lieutenant,.1793; captain, 1802; knighted, 1835: rear-admiral, 1837; K.C.B., lH:;n.
  415. ^ Samuel Warren (1781–1862), divine : sent to sea, 1794; prisoner in France, May 1794-5; Wesleyau I preacher in Lancashire; expelled for faction, 1835. His followers, the Warrenites joined with other seceders to form the United Methodist Free Churches but he himself took Anglican orders, 1838, and was rector of All Souls, Ancoats, 1840-62. ilix. 423
  416. ^ Samuel Warren (1807–1877), novelist : ROB of Samuel Warren (1781-1862): studied medicine at Edinburgh, 1826-7: entered Inner Temple, iHi'H: pleader, 1831-7: barrister, 1837: bencher, 1851: i many legal text-books and some political tracts, 1835-56; 1 F.R.S., 1836; Q.C., 1861; hon.D.C.L. Oxfordi 1853; recorder of Hull. I.I 1.. Mi.lhurst, 1856-9: a  ;-5'j-77: i-ublisluii hi* noveto. the Diary of a I.:- li -i.-.m. 1 130,Ten TbooMOd a r; publishedThe LUy and the Bee 1851, and miscellanies. M.V8 (1617T-1694), Ovine; KJL Oambi i...: hoc d u..::..-,. 1650; was epUoopolly ordained, I860, aud ret.. rectory, 1661; ejected for uoncoi at Koinsey, 1673-90. Ux.
  417. ^ William Warren ( U. 1581 ), author of two (l);i Dialogue (now lost) between a citizen and a i une* of EnglUh 1681.
  418. ^ Earus Warrington or. See BOOTH, Henry, first EARL, 1652-1694; BOOTH, OKOROK, second HAUL, 1675-1768.
  419. ^ Lord Warriston (1610?–1663), see Archibald Johnston.
  420. ^ John Wood Warter (1806–1878), divine and antiquary; educated at Shrewsbury School and Christ Church, Oxford; M.A.. 1834; H.D., IK41; embassy chap1 Copenhagen, 1830-3; 1834-78; married Robert Southey's daughter, 1834; published collections for the history of West Tarring, 18531860; collected notes of Shropshire antiquities (partly published posthumously, 1886-91); published sermons ; i u.i tracts aud edited part of Southey's collections.
  421. ^ Joseph Warton ( 1722-1 800), critic ; elder son of Thomas W'artou the oMcr; educated al Winchester School, 1735, and Oriel College, Oxford, 1740;. laureate, 1785-90, his official ode* being much ridiculed: .-:. V...,-.;-.-...,-....: -. i poems Usued, 1791.
  422. ^ Warwick Dc OF (1435–1445). SecBKA, Henry nit
  423. ^ Earlh Warwick or. See NEWBURGH. HENRY de, i::.:"..r..-. -. -. I ISH . WILUAM, 1330-1368; BBAUCKAJCF. d. 1316; BRAUCHAMP. THOMAII nr. d. 1401; B*A 1383-1439; N KYI LUC, RlCHAKU, 14381471, theUna-maker EPWAHD, 1475-1499, sou of i AQKXKT. duke of Clarence; Dununr, '53, afterward* DUKK ov NofrruuuBnt.-i-iiLKY, AMBIUMK, 1M87-1690; DODLKY, 8m RODKKT, 1673-1649; lilt U, RoBKBT. 1687-16W.Warwick Oouxms or (1655–1678). Bee BWH, Mahy
  424. ^ Guy of Warwick, in romance.
  425. ^ Sik Philip Warwick (1U09-16H3). politician and historian; bis father organUt of Westminster Abbey and the Chapel R: chorister at Westminster; . ted i ran ta....- bo.-. iron .D., 1841; embassy chap- Goring, and, 1636, to Lord-trearorer Jaxon; itodent of of West Tarring, Cray's inn, 1638: clerk of the signet, 1638; hon. I Oxford, 1638; M.P., Radnor, in the Long; parliament, 1G40. till expelled, 1644; opposed sat in Charles I's parilament at Oxford; twice cent to urge Newcastle to march south, 1643; negotiated the surrender of nfor.. 1646; tecretary to Charles I at Humpton Court, 1647, and Newport, 1648; oomp i,,r his estate, 1649; imprisoned as a suspect, knighted, 1660; M.P., Westminster, 1661-78; the treasury for Thomu* Wriothesley, fourth earl of South M.A. by diploma, 1759; D.D., 1768; curate at Baring- ampton q. v.l. 1660-7; nrgad war with France, 1668: stoke aud Chelsea: rector of Winslade, 1748, and of Wick- opposed toleration of dissenters, 1673: his Discourse of,  :.: Government appeared, 1694, and his M 1701.
  426. ^ Philip Warwick , the younger (rf. 1683),ambawwlor; ton of Sir Philip Warwick; envoy to Sweden, 1680.
  427. ^ Simeon Warwick or (d. 1296).
  428. ^ Christopher Wase , the elder (1635?–1690). scholar: educated at Eton; fellow of KimrV College, Cambridge, 1648: ejected anH went abroad; M. A., 1665; Itead-masteV of Dedbam school, 1665, of Tonbridge. 16621668; esquire bedell of law and supervisor of the University Press, Oxford, 1671-90; published Greek and Latin piece..
  429. ^ Christopher Wase, th- you (,rpua Christi College, Oxford, 1685; Preston, 1687-90.
  430. ^ William Wasey (1662-1711), vicar of Ux. 440) (1691-1767), physician: of M.A., 1716; MJJL, 1733; ham, Hampshire, 1783-1SOO, with otlu-r benefice*; prebendary of St. Paul's, London, 1782, and Westminster. 1788; travelling chaplain with the Duke of Bolton, April to September, 1751; second master of Winchester, 1765, and conspicuously unsuccessful head-master, 1766-93: verses of his printed, 1739; published two volumes of 'Odes 1744,1746, showing unusual feeling for nature; edited and partly translated Virgil, 1753; contributed to Dr. Johnson'sAdventurer 1753-6; publishedEssays on Pope, 1756 and 1782, severely criticising thecorrect school, of which Pope was the founder: edited Pope's works, 1797; began an edition of Drydeu; friend of Dr. Johnson and his circle.
  431. ^ Robert Warton (d. 1557), or Purefoy, bishop of Hereford; Cluniac monk: possibly B.D. Cambridge, 1535; abbot of Bermondsey, which he surrendered to Henry VIII, 1538; bishop of St. Asaph, 1536; lived chiefly at Denbigh: translated to Hereford, 1554.
  432. ^ Thomas Warton, the elder (1688?–1745), professor of poetry (1718-28) at Oxford; demy, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1706-17; fellow, 1717-24; M.A., 1712; B.D., 1725; circulated Jacobite verses, 1717-18; vicar of Baslngstoke nnd master of Basingstoke school, 1723-45; beneficed also in Surrey and Sussex; his Poems published posthumously, 1748.
  433. ^ Thomas Warton, the younger (1728–1790), his i i5 r Johnson and his circle; his flr?t verses published, 1745-7; made his mark by a poem in praise of Oxford,The Triumph of Isls 1749; published an account of antiquities at Winchester, 1750, and a satire, Newmarket 1751: contributed vewes to most Oxford contemporary collections; edited two collections of verses, The Union 1753, andThe Oxford Sausage 1764: put outObservationson Spenser'sFaery Quecu 1754 (enlarged, 1762); professor of poetry, Oxford, 1767-67; edited classical texts, 1758-70; issued a skit on Oxford guide-books, A Companion to the Guide 1760: published lives of Dr. lUlph llathuret, 1761. and Sir Thomas Pope, 1772: rector of Kiddington, 1771; issued his History of English Poetry (to tlie end of the Elizabethan age), 1774-81; attacked the Chattcrton forgeries, 1782; published a history of Killinruii, 1783; Camden professor of ancient history, Oxford, 1785-90; poet.
  434. ^ William Wasey (1691-1757), physician; of Caius College, Cambridge; M.A., 1716; M studied at Leyden, 1718; practitioner in physician to Westminster Hospital, Lowton, and St. George's Hospital, London, 17S3: censor, 1731, 1736, 1739, and 1748: prert 1710-SJ, K.H.C.P.. 1734; 1760, 1751. 1752, and 1753.
  435. ^ John Washbourn (1780?-1839), compiler of Bibliotheca Gloucestrensis, a bibliography of civil war tracts.
  436. ^ Thomas Washbourne (1606–1687), canon of Gloucester: M.A. Balliol College, Oxford, 1638; B. 1636; D.D., 1660; rector of Loddington, 1619. and of Dumbleton, 1640; prebendary of Gloucester, 1643, and readmitted; 1660; vicar of St. Mary's, Gloucester, 166O-8; published poems and sermons.
  437. ^ John Washington (1800–1863), rear-admiral: ntrml thonavv, 1812: li-u- ravelled much. 1822-53; WH-rcturv of the Royal Geographical Society, 1836-41: cnptAin, lR42:enp, 1841-7: F.K.S.. 1H45: asunt-hydrographer. and, 18 1862, hydrographer; reur-admiral, 1862; died at Harm
  438. ^ Was 8E JOSEPH (1672–1738), K-boUr; ,,,..,,,.,:..,,,:.... A jtjLik B.D. 1707; rector of Aynboe, 1711; publiabed texts, his critical edition of Sallust (1710) being based on a collation of nearly eighty manuscripts,
  439. ^ Simon Wastell (d. 1632), schoolmaster; B.A. Queen's College, Oxford, 1585; master of Northampton school before 1592; published a metrical version of John Shaw's summary of the bible, 1623.
  440. ^ Tyler Wat (d. 1381).
  441. ^ Earl of Waterford (1468–1538). See TALBOT,George
  442. ^ Sir Edward Waterhouse (1535–1591), chancellor of the exchequer (1586-9) in Ireland; went to Ireland with Sir Henry Sidney; official in Ireland, 1565-91; obtained grants of Irish lands and offices; retired to Woodchurch, 1591.
  443. ^ Edward Waterhouse (. 1622), author of a pamphlet on Virginia.
  444. ^ Edward Waterhouse (1619–1670), author; F.R.S., c. 1663; LL.D. Cambridge, 1668; ordained, 1668; published tracts, chiefly on heraldry, 1653-67.
  445. ^ George Waterhouse (d. 1602), musician ; went from Lincoln Cathedral choir to the Chapel Royal, London, 1688; Mus.Bac, Oxford, 1592; wrote on musical theory; his canons, 1163 in number, on the plain-song 'Misererepreserved in manuscript in the Cambridge University Library.
  446. ^ George Robert Waterhouse (1810–1888), naturalist; architect in London; devoted to entomology; cnrator of the London Zoological Society, 1836-43; entrusted by Darwin with the task of describing the mammals and coleoptera collected in the voyage of the Beagle; keeper of the mineralogical and geological branch, British Museum, 1851-7, of the department of geology, 1857-80; published natural-history papers and treatises.
  447. ^ Daniel Waterland (1683–1740), theologian; fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1704; M.A., 1706; D.D., 1717: beneficed in Norfolk, 1713, London, 1721, and Middlesex, 1730; master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1713-40; chancellor of York, 1722; prebendary of Windsor, 1727; archdeacon of Middlesex, 1730; published polemical treatises against Arians and deists, 17191737, and a history of the Athanasian creed, 1723; his collected works published, 1823.
  448. ^ Sir John Waters (1774–1842), lieutenant-general ; a Welshman; entered the army, 1797; lieutenant, 1799; captain, 1803; intelligence officer in Spain, 1808-14; major, 1809; served at Waterloo, 1815; lieutenant-colonel, 1817; K.C.B., 1832; lieutenant-general, 1841.
  449. ^ Lucy Waters (1630?–1658).
  450. ^ Charles Waterton (1782–1865), naturalist ; a Roman catholic; educated at Stonyhurst, 1796-1800; visited Spain, 1802; resided in British Guiana, 1804-12; inherited Walton Hall, Yorkshire, 1806; travelled in Guiana, 1813, 1816, 1820, 1824, his famous ride on a cayman taking place on his 1820 expedition; visited Home, 1817 and 1841; visited the United States and the West Indies, 1824; published an account of his Wanderings,* 1825; prepared his specimens according to a method of his own, by which internal stuffing was rendered unnecessary; published three series of essays in natural history, 1838, 1844, 1857.
  451. ^ Edmund Waterton (1830–1887), antiquary : son of Charles Waterton; formed a collection of rings.
  452. ^ William Waterworth (1811–1882), Jesuit; educated at Stonyhurst; joined the jesuite, 1829; ordained priest, 1836: served churches in England, 1850 till death; published polemical tractates.
  453. ^ Michael Wath (fl. 1314–1347), judge ; found a? an attorney, 1314-21, as rector of Beeford, 1321, as rector of Woth, 1327; clerk of chancery, 1328; prebendary of Southwell, 1330, with other ecclesiastical preferment; master of the rolls, 1334-7; clerk of chancery, 1338-40; a commissioner of the great seal, 1339.
  454. ^ James Wathen (1751?–1828), traveller: nirk iJemmy Sketch; a Hereford glover; made many pedestrian tours in Great Britain and Ireland from 1787, and described them in tho Gentleman's Magazine: published, is.., an account of a voyage in 1811 to India and China; visited Byron in Italy, 1816.
  455. ^ William Thompson Watkin (1836–1888), arrhjvologiet: a Liverpool merchant: published Roman Lancashire 1883,Roman Cheshire lusr,; his manuscript collections in the Chethnm Library, Manchester.
  456. ^ Charles Watkins (d. 1808), legal writer; conveyancer in London, 1799-1808; published Principles of Conveyancing 1800, and other legal works.
  457. ^ Charles Frederick Watkins (1793–1873), author; of Christ's College, Cambridge; vicar of Brixworth, 1832-73; publishedEidespernox 1821, and other poems and prose works.
  458. ^ John Watkins (.7. 1792–1831), miscellaneous author; a schoolmaster in Devonshire: compiled biographical works, 1800-31, including aUniversal JU -T.Iphical and Historical Dictionary 1800.
  459. ^ Morgan Watkins (fl. 1653–1670), quaker : of Herefordshire; imprisoned in London, 1660 and 1665; published religious tractates.