Marjorie Pickthall
Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall (14 September 1883, Gunnersbury, London – 19 April 1922, Vancouver), was a Canadian writer who was born in England but lived in Canada from the time she was seven. Sh...
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Charles Schomberg, 2nd Duke of Schomberg
Charles Schomberg, 2nd Duke of Schomberg ('s-Hertogenbosch, 5 August 1645 – Turin, 17 October 1693) was a general in the Prussian, Dutch and British Army, the second person to be Duke of Schombe...
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John Anthony Fonblanque
John Anthony Fonblanque (1759 – 4 January 1837) was an English politician and barrister.In 1828, late in life, he changed his surname by royal licence to de Grenier Fonblanque, He was descended...
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Paul de Gually
Major-General Paul de Gually (died 1737) was a French Huguenot soldier who followed a career with the British Army after his exile from France.
He was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the Count de ...
Daniel Duncan (physician)
Daniel Duncan (1649–1735) was a Scottish-French physician, Huguenot by religion, known as a writer of iatrochemical works.
He was born at Montauban in Languedoc, where his father, Peter Duncan, wa...
Thomas Amyot
Thomas Amyot (7 January 1775 – 28 September 1850) was an English antiquarian.
Amyot was born at Norwich on 7 January 1775, of Huguenot descent. Intended for the profession of a country attorney, ...
George Frederic Muntz
George Frederick Muntz (26 November 1794 – 30 July 1857) was an industrialist from Birmingham, England and a Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) for the Birmingham constituency from 1840 unt...
Raoul Millais
Hesketh Raoul Lejarderay Millais (1901–1999), usually known as Raoul or 'Liony' Millais was a portrait painter, equestrian artist and sportsman. He was the grandson of Sir John Everett Millais and the...
Jocelyn Playfair
Jocelyn Malan Playfair (born Lucknow, India, 1904 – died 1996) was a British novelist.Her father was Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Malan. Both of her parents were of French Huguenot descent. The year she wa...
James Boevey
James Boevey (1622–1696) (pronounced "Boovey") was an English merchant, lawyer and philosopher of Huguenot parentage.
He was born in London at 6 a.m. on 7 May 1622 in Mincing Lane, in the parish o...
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John Dollond
John Dollond FRS (10 June O.S. (21 June N.S.) 1706 - 30 November 1761) was an English optician, known for his successful optics business and his patenting and commercialization of achromatic doublets....
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Pierre Allix
Pierre Allix (1641 – 3 March 1717) was a French Protestant pastor and author. In 1690 Allix was created Doctor of Divinity by Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and was given the treasurership and a ...
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French Protestant Church of London
The French Protestant Church of London (Église Protestante Française de Londres) is a Huguenot Protestant church in Soho Square, London. It is a registered charity under English law.It was founded by ...
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Robert Morier
Robert Burnett David Morier (31 March 1826 – 16 November 1893) was a British diplomatist.
Born in Paris, Morier was descended from a family of diplomats of Huguenot origin, including his father Da...
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Hablot Knight Browne
Hablot Knight Browne (12 July 1815 – 8 July 1882) was an English artist. Well-known by his pen name, Phiz, he illustrated books by Charles Dickens, Charles Lever, and Harrison Ainsworth.
Of Hugue...
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Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway
Henri de Massue, 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny, afterward Earl of Galway PC (9 April 1648 – 3 September 1720) was a French Huguenot soldier and diplomat who was influential in the English service in the Nine...
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Lewis De Visme
Lewis Devisme (25 September 1720 – 4 September 1776 Stockholm, Sweden) was a British diplomat.
Christened on 7 October 1720 at the French Huguenot Church of St Martin Orgar in Martin Lane, Cannon ...
Joseph Bazalgette
Sir Joseph William Bazalgette, CB (28 March 1819 – 15 March 1891) was a 19th-century English civil engineer. As chief engineer of London's Metropolitan Board of Works his major achievement was the cre...
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Henry Harford
Henry Harford, 5th Proprietor of Maryland (5 April 1758/1760–1835) was the last proprietary owner of the British colony of Maryland. He was born in 1758 the eldest but illegitimate son of Frederick Ca...
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Arthur Leopold Busch
Arthur Leopold Busch or Du Busc (5 March 1866 – 9 March 1956) was a British-born American naval architect responsible for the development of the United States Navy's first submarines.
Busch was bo...
Michel de La Roche
Michel de La Roche (also Michael) (fl. 1710–1742) was a French Huguenot refugee and author in England, where he was known as an editor of early literary periodicals, monthly or quarterly.
While y...
Hubert Chesshyre
David Hubert Boothby Chesshyre, CVO (born 22 June 1940) is a former member of the British Royal Household.Chesshyre served for more than forty years as an officer of arms to Queen Elizabeth II. In his...
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Henry Bishop (composer)
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (18 November 1786 – 30 April 1855) was an English composer. He is most famous for the songs "Home! Sweet Home!" and "Lo! Here the Gentle Lark." He was the compo...
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Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Charles Frederick Algernon Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford KG, GCB, OM, DSO & Bar, MC (21 May 1893 – 22 April 1971) was a senior Royal Air Force officer. I...
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Jean du Quesne, the Younger
Jean du Quesne, the younger (1575–1612) was the son of Jean Du Quesne, the elder, a particularly well-documented Huguenot refugee from Flanders. Of noble extraction, Jean Du Quesne the elder escaped t...