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Sam Steele 1848-1919

Army Biography: Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, CB, KCMG, MVO Sergeant K. Grant, CD Of the many exceptional individuals to emerge from Canada’s past, one of the most extraordinary has to be Sam Steele. He was, as one author put it, … Continue reading

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Thomas Steele 1788-1848,_Thomas_(1788-1848)_(DNB00) Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 54 Steele, Thomas (1788-1848) by Cæsar Litton Falkiner STEELE, THOMAS (1788–1848), Irish politician, was born at Derrymore, co. Clare, 3 Nov. 1788. He belonged to an old Somerset family which had settled in … Continue reading

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Richard Steele 1672-1729

Wiki on Sir Richard Steele Sir Richard Steele (bap. 12 March 1672 – 1 September 1729) was an Irish writer and politician, remembered as co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of the magazine The Spectator. Life Steele was born in Dublin, Ireland in March 1672 to Richard Steele, … Continue reading

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Sir William Atte Wode 1250-1345

Sir William Atte Wode was born in Hooley House Coulsdon, England in 1250 to Peter Atte Wode and Alice. William married Juliana and had a child. He passed away in 1345 in France. Here is the wiki for Sir William Atte … Continue reading

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Blair Castle has been continuously occupied for nearly 750 years, and is the most visited residence in Scotland. Many participated in the Covenanters movement of the mid-1500’s, the Hearts of Steel Rebellion (aka Ulster Land War of 1769-1772) and the … Continue reading

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