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Personae Vectenses - Isle of Wight Notables, Paperback / softback Book

Personae Vectenses - Isle of Wight Notables Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


This book is a fascinating collection of short biographies of people who were born on the Isle of Wight or who lived there for some period of their life and had a significant influence on the wider society.

They come from all walks of life ranging from two queens (one is Queen Victoria, of course) to a pirate and a chimney sweep.

They cover all periods of history and spheres of influence. Some were famous but most have been forgotten. Of the 246 whose biographies are included 74 were Island-born including Uffa Fox, Robert Hooke, Sheila Hancock, and Jeremy Irons. Includes a Location Index of where on the Isle of Wight the notable lived, had influence or was born.


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