Frank Lees
Francis Pearson Lees (5 April 1931 - 18 March 1999), usually known as Frank Lees, was a chemical engineer and a Professor at Loughborough University who is noted for his contribution to the field of i...
John Penn ("the American")
John Penn (January 29, 1700 – October 25, 1746) was a proprietor of colonial Pennsylvania. He was the eldest son of the colony's founder, William Penn, by his second wife, Hannah Callowhill Penn. He w...
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Richard Penn (governor)
Richard Penn, Jr. (27 May 1735 – 27 May 1811, Richmond, Surrey, England) served as the Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Pennsylvania from 1771 to 1773, and was later a member of the British Parl...
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Colin Winter
The Rt. Rev. Colin O'Brien Winter (10 October 1928 – 17 November 1981), was an Anglican bishop of Damaraland, a diocese of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (now the Anglican Church of Sou...
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Maude Royden
Agnes Maude Royden, CH (23 November 1876 - 30 July 1956) was a preacher and suffragist.
Always known as Maude Royden, she was born at Mossley Hill, Liverpool, the daughter of Sir Thomas Bland Royd...
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John Penn (governor)
John Penn (14 July 1729 – 9 February 1795) was the last governor of colonial Pennsylvania, serving in that office from 1763 to 1771 and from 1773 to 1776. Educated in Britain and Switzerland, he was a...
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Sidney Hinkes
Sidney George Stuart Hinkes (1925–2006) was a pacifist and a priest in the Church of England.Hinkes was born in Dagenham. His father was a postal sorter at the London Sorting office. He was educated a...
Springett Penn (I)
Springett Penn (1674–1696) was the second son of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, and his first wife Gulielma Maria Springett Penn, and the first of their children to survive infancy.He was born...
Lewis Fry Richardson
Lewis Fry Richardson, FRS (11 October 1881 – 30 September 1953) was an English mathematician, physicist, meteorologist, psychologist and pacifist who pioneered modern mathematical techniques of weathe...
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Evelyn Underhill
Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was an English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism.I...
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Donald Gee
Donald Gee (1891–1966) was an English Pentecostal Bible Teacher. Donald wrote the book Wind and Flame, which is the story of Pentecostalism in Europe in the 20th century. He was called "The Apostle of...
Philip Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker
Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker (1 November 1889 – 8 October 1982) was a British politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament. He c...
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Martin Wight
Robert James Martin Wight (26 November 1913 – 15 July 1972), also known as Martin Wight, was one of the foremost British scholars of International Relations in the twentieth century. He was the author...
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Max Walters
Dr (Stuart) Max Walters (born Oughtibridge, Sheffield, Yorkshire 23 May 1920 - died Grantchester, Cambridgeshire 11 December 2005) was a British botanist and academic. As a conscientious objector in ...
Cecil John Cadoux
Cecil John Cadoux (1883–1947) was a Christian theologian.
He was born in Smyrna (Turkey), the third son of William H. Cadoux and Emma Temple Cadoux. He was a student at Mansfield College, Oxford, ...
Briggflatts
Briggflatts is a long poem by Basil Bunting published in 1965. The work is subtitled "An Autobiography." The title "Briggflatts" comes from the name of a meeting house (sometimes spelled "Brigflatts",...
Arthur Raistrick
Arthur Raistrick (1896–1991) was a British geologist, archaeologist, academic, and writer. He was born in a working class home in Saltaire, Yorkshire. He was a scholar in many related, and some unrela...
Wilbert Awdry
Wilbert Vere Awdry OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast and children's author. Better known as the Reverend W. Awdry, he was the creator of Thomas the ...
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Thomas Penn
Thomas Penn (March 20, 1702 – March 21, 1775) was a son of William Penn, founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony that became the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Thomas P...
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William Yardley
William Yardley (1632 – 6 May 1693) was an early settler of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and is the namesake of the borough of Yardley, Pennsylvania. As a persecuted Quaker minister, Yardley and his wi...
George Fox
George Fox (September 1624 – 13 January 1691) was an English Dissenter and a founder of the Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as the Quakers or Friends.The son of a Leicestershire weav...
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Brian Haw
Brian William Haw (7 January 1949 – 18 June 2011) was an English protester and peace campaigner who lived for almost ten years in a peace camp in London's Parliament Square from 2001, in a protes...
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Charles Freer Andrews
Charles Freer Andrews (12 February 1871 - 5 April 1940) was a Church of England priest. A Christian missionary, educator and social reformer in India, he became a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi and id...
Lawrence Gowing
Sir Lawrence Burnet Gowing (21 April 1918 - 5 February 1991) was an English artist, writer, curator and teacher. Initially recognized as a portrait and landscape painter, he quickly rose to prominence...
Donald Swann
Donald Ibrahím Swann (30 September 1923 – 23 March 1994) was a Welsh composer, musician and entertainer. He is best known to the general public for his partnership of writing and performing comic song...
William Penn
William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the ...
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Vera Brittain
Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English writer and pacifist. Her best-selling 1933 memoir Testament of Youth recounted her experiences during the First World War and the ...
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Derek Savage (poet)
Derek Stanley Savage (6 March 1917 – 14 October 2007), pacifist poet and critic, usually published as "D.S.Savage". He was General Secretary of the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
Savage was born in ...
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Lindis Percy
Lindis Percy (born 1941, Leeds) is a prominent peace activist in the United Kingdom and founding member and joint coordinator of the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases. Reporting for Th...
Indian independence movement
The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947). The independence movement saw various...
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