- Sir Edmund,1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies, 1686–89, 1692–98.
- the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km).
- Clara,1821–1912, U.S. philanthropist who organized the American Red Cross in 1881.
- Derek H(arold) R(ichard),1918–98, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1969.
- Sir Edmund,1849–1920, Australian jurist and statesman: prime minister 1901–03.
- a male given name.
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- an island in the Aegean Sea, the northernmost of the Cyclades: long famous for wine. Capital: Andros. Pop: 10 009 (2001). Area: about 311 sq km (120 sq miles)
- an island in the N Caribbean, the largest of the Bahamas. Pop: 7686 (2000). Area: 4144 sq km (1600 sq miles)
- archaic a farmyard
Old English beretūn, from bere barley + tūn stockade; see town
- Sir Derek (Harold Richard). 1918–98, British organic chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1969) for his work on conformational analysis
- Sir Edmund 1849–1920, Australian statesman; first prime minister of Australia (1901–03)
- Elizabeth, known as the Maid of Kent . ?1506–34, English nun, who claimed the gift of prophecy. Her criticism of Henry VIII's attempt to annul his first marriage led to her execution
- John (Bernard Adie). born 1928, British theatre director, noted esp for his productions of Shakespeare
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- American administrator who did battlefield relief work during the Civil War and organized the American Red Cross (1881).
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