#190 Lord Admiral Charles Beresford


Admiral Charles William de la Poer Beresford, First Baron Beresford, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., Royal Navy was an officer of the Royal Navy. Born in Curraghmore, Waterford County, Ireland, on February 10 1846 he was son of a Protestant minister and his wife. Beresford enjoyed a career in the Royal Navy and as a Member of Parliament for the Unionist cause. His indomitable spirit gave him the … Continue reading #190 Lord Admiral Charles Beresford

#4 John Dalberg aka Lord Acton


John Emerich Edward Dalberg is Lord Acton. He was born on January 10 1834 in Naples in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (now Italy) to Sir Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton (1801-37) & Marie Louise Pelline von Dalberg, a German heiress. Upon the father’s early death, the mother remarried Granville Leveson-Gower, the 2nd Earl Granville, Leveson but called Lord Leveson, who became the Liberal foreign … Continue reading #4 John Dalberg aka Lord Acton

#618 James Ramsay MacDonald, Labour PM


In Mac Jones, The Essentials of Astrology, he writes that James R. MacDonald is his illustration of the “see saw type” and the real creator and organizer of the Labor Party in Great Britian. MacDonald was born in Lossiemouth, Scotland on October 12, 1866 at 11:24 PM according to Jones.  He was the first Prime Minister in the Labour governments of 1924 and 1929–31 and … Continue reading #618 James Ramsay MacDonald, Labour PM

#235 The Prism of Lord William James Cullen


The Hon William James Cullen QC (9 September 1859 – 19 June 1941) was a Scottish judge who rose to be a Senator of the College of Justice. He was the son of Thomas Cullen, an inspector of stamps and taxes in Edinburgh. He grew up 6 Waterloo Place at the east end of Princes Street. He attended Edinburgh Collegiate School and the University of … Continue reading #235 The Prism of Lord William James Cullen

#161 Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman


Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, born September 7, 1836, Glasgow, Scotland-died April 22, 1908, London, England. He was the British prime minister from December 5, 1905, to April 5, 1908. He granted self-government to the Transvaal (1906) and the Orange River Colony (1907), despite the Boers recent defeat by the British in the South African War (1899-1902). ‘C-B’ was educated in Glasgow and Cambridge. He became a … Continue reading #161 Prime Minister Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman

#35 First Baron of Amulree, Wm. Warrender MacKenzie


William Warrender Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree, GBE, PC, KC — Knight Commander — (19 August 1860 – 5 May 1942) was born in Scone, Scotland, a town outside of Perth..   He was the fourth son of Robert MacKenzie and his wife the former Jean Menzies.  The Baron was also known as Sir William Mackenzie between 1918 and 1929. His alma mater was the University of … Continue reading #35 First Baron of Amulree, Wm. Warrender MacKenzie