CAPTAIN FRANK, COMMANDER OF THE KATERIA

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Canning, George

Friday 10th April 2009

British Statesman & Foreign Secretary from 1822–1827.

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His importance was not what he did, but more what his fame & infamy brought to the cause around the world

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Brown, J Hamilton

Friday 10th April 2009

A British “civil servant” who was serving on the Ionian Islands at the outbreak of hostilities.

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Marcos was a klepht (brigand or clan) leader who rose against the Ottomans with other Suliots in Western Greece.

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Blaquire, Edward

Friday 10th April 2009

Blaquiere was a former Irish sea captain & founder member of the London Greek Committee.

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Ali Pasha

Friday 10th April 2009

Ali Pasha of Ioannina was an Albanian & lived from 1741–1822

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Willesley Hall

Friday 20th March 2009
Willsley Hall

The Abney family’s ownership of the Manor of Willesley lasted from 1424 until the death of Thomas Abney in 1791 when it transferred to the Abney-Hastings for whom the Coat of Arms was created in 1806. Many family members are buried in the adjacent Church of St. Thomas, or the Church of St. Mary de…

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Captain Frank Abney-Hastings

Saturday 21st February 2009
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Frank Abney Hastings was born at Willesley, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire on 14th February 1794. He was the second son of General Sir Charles Hastings & Parnell Abney, and the grandson of the 10th Earl of Huntingdon, Francis Hastings. His antecedents on both the paternal & maternal sides have their own colourful histories. Hastings…

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