Professor Paleontology, U Chicago. Described Graptemys oculifera, kohnii, pulchra and Pseudemys concinna texana.
Sir Richard Weston - The founder of the Wey Navigation, Weston was an agricultural reformer who introduced revolutionary new land management practices that were to transform British farming.
Owner of Sutton Place near Guildford, Weston was to build the canal after his experimentation with controlled flooding of pastures to boost hay yields. Weston is credited with introducing white clover and turnips into Britain.
White clover is a protein rich fodder crop for cattle that has the added benefit of replacing nitrogen into the soil. Sir William Temple — Diplomat, statesman and essayist who bought Compton Hall near Farnham and began to expand and develop the estate that he renamed Moor Park after the house where he and his wife had spent their honeymoon.
Temple created a garden of some note in the new Dutch style and made a canal its centre piece. He died at the house. He was noted as being the diplomat that successfully negotiated the marriage between William of Orange and Princess Mary of England, a deal which was formalised under the Triple Alliance of The author Jonathan Swift qv worked for Sir William for a period as his secretary.
He was court-martialled whilst a naval Admiral for retreating his Anglo-Dutch fleet during the Battle of Beachy Head in Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe - A professional soldier, politician and staunch supporter of the Stuart dynasty he owned Westbrook House now the Meath Home in Godalming.
Contemporary rumour suggested that the son born to King William and Queen Mary died at birth, and Sir Oglethorpe smuggled his own recently born son into the royal bedchamber in a warming pan to replace the dead baby and hence ensure the royal lineage was preserved. His son James was to found the state of Georgia in when he sailed to the Americas.
In his 60 years of service he fought numerous battles against the French and Spanish navies and was twice captured by the French. He was knighted shortly before his death.
Lewis Oglethorpe - At the age of 21 Oglethorpe won the seat for Haslemere in Parliament but his career as both an MP and soldier was to be shortlived.
Oglethorpe was wounded at the Battle of Schellenberg 1 in July and was to die of his wounds three months later. The Haslemere constituency was pretty much an Oglethorpe possession for quite a period as his father Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe had held the seat previously, and it was later to also be held by his two brothers, Theophilus and James respectively.
Sir Thomas Hopson d Admiral Hopson became a national hero when during the Battle of Vigo Bay in he manoeuvred his ship The Torbay to break through a nine foot 2.
His family home was in Weybridge. The family pile was at Portmore Park near Weybridge.
Other works included Moll Flanders and Roxana Defoe was a prolific writer having produced over books, pamphlets and journals on a wide variety of topics. He is accredited with having been the first English writer using the novel format.
Jonathan Swift — Picture in public domain Secretary to the Whig statesman Sir William Temple at Moor Park near Farnham at the beginning of his career Swift, who later was to become famous for writing Gulliver's Travels, had demonstrated in person by the king, William of Orange during his visit to the house, how to cut and prepare asparagus, the king's favourite.
Swift was born in Ireland and returned to Ireland after the death of Sir William. Swift was extremely generous during his lifetime donating a third of his salary to charitable causes and another third to fund the foundation of St Patrick's Hospital for Imbeciles Towards the end of his life Swift slowly lost his mind and his last years were looked after by a trust.
James Oglethorpe - Picture in public domain One-time member of parliament for Haslemere, Oglethorpe went on to emigrate to America in where he founded the State of Georgia. Oglethorpe was a professional soldier, an anti-slavery philanthropist and a champion of the poor and Jews.Why write a resignation letter?
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