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Thomas Woodhouse was an English priest and martyr.

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Great Yarmouth (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It has had Brandon Lewis, Chairman of the Conservative Party as the MP who has held the seat since the 2010 general election.

Thomas Wodehouse British Baronet

Sir Thomas Wodehouse, 2nd Baronet, was an English baronet and Member of Parliament.

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P. G. Wodehouse English author

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century. Born in Guildford, the third son of a British magistrate based in Hong Kong, Wodehouse spent happy teenage years at Dulwich College, to which he remained devoted all his life. After leaving school, he was employed by a bank but disliked the work and turned to writing in his spare time. His early novels were mostly school stories, but he later switched to comic fiction, creating several regular characters who became familiar to the public over the years. They include the jolly gentleman of leisure Bertie Wooster and his sagacious valet Jeeves; the immaculate and loquacious Psmith; Lord Emsworth and the Blandings Castle set; the Oldest Member, with stories about golf; and Mr Mulliner, with tall tales on subjects ranging from bibulous bishops to megalomaniac movie moguls.

Wentworth Woodhouse country house in the village of Wentworth, South Yorkshire, England

Wentworth Woodhouse is a Grade I listed country house in the village of Wentworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. It is currently owned by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust. Considered to be the largest private residence in the United Kingdom, it has an east front of 606 feet (185 m); the longest country house façade in Europe. The house has more than 300 rooms, although the precise number is unclear, with 250,000 square feet (23,000 m2) of floorspace. It covers an area of more than 2.5 acres (1.0 ha), and is surrounded by a 180-acre (73 ha) park, and an estate of 15,000 acres (6,100 ha).

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Wodehouse is an English surname and barony.

Earl of Kimberley

Earl of Kimberley, of Kimberley in the County of Norfolk, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1866 for the prominent Liberal politician John Wodehouse, 3rd Baron Wodehouse. During his long political career he notably held office as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Secretary of State for India and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. He was succeeded by his son, the second Earl. At first a Liberal like his father, he later joined the Labour Party, becoming the first Labour member of the House of Lords. His eldest son, the third Earl, represented Norfolk Mid in the House of Commons as a Liberal. Since 2002, the titles are held by the latter's grandson, the fifth Earl.

Baron Terrington, of Huddersfield in the County of York, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1918 for the former Liberal Member of Parliament for Huddersfield, Sir James Woodhouse, Kt. He was succeeded by his eldest son, the second Baron. His wife Vera Woodhouse, Lady Terrington, was one of the first female Members of Parliament. She represented Wycombe as a Liberal from 1923 to 1924. On the second Baron's death the titles passed to his younger brother, the third Baron. He notably served as a Deputy Speaker and Deputy Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords. His son, the fourth Baron, was also Deputy Chairman of Committees in the House of Lords. He had no sons and was succeeded by his younger brother, the fifth Baron. Known as Monty Woodhouse, he was a Conservative politician and an expert on Greek affairs. As of 2016 the titles are held by his eldest son, the sixth Baron, who succeeded in 2001. He is a urologist.

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Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, was an English author, humorist and scriptwriter. After being educated at Dulwich College, to which he remained devoted all his life, he was employed by a bank, but disliked the work and wrote magazine pieces in his spare time. In 1902 he published his first novel, The Pothunters, set at the fictional public school of St. Austin's; his early stories continued the school theme. He also used the school setting in his short story collections, which started in 1903 with the publication of Tales of St. Austin's.

Thomas Legh, 2nd Baron Newton British diplomat and politician

Thomas Wodehouse Legh, 2nd Baron Newton PC, DL, was a British diplomat and Conservative politician who served as Paymaster-General during the First World War.

This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Norfolk.

John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse British Baron and politician

John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse, known as Sir John Wodehouse, 6th Baronet, from 1777 to 1797, was a British landowner, Member of Parliament and peer.

Sir Philip Wodehouse, 1st Baronet was an English baronet, soldier and Member of Parliament.

The Wodehouse is a grade II* listed English country house near Wombourne, Staffordshire, notable as the family seat of the Georgian landscape designer and musicologist Sir Samuel Hellier and, a century later, Colonel Thomas Bradney Shaw-Hellier, director of the Royal Military School of Music. For almost 200 years the family owned the Hellier Stradivarius. It is claimed that the Wodehouse has not been sold for over 900 years, though more than once the family has died out.

William Woodhouse may refer to:

Robert Wodehouse was a medieval English administrator.

Woodhouse is an English surname. It is of the same etymology, but to be distinguished from, the surname of the Wodehouse family of Norfolk.

(Charles) David (Stewart) Wodehouse was Archdeacon of Warrington from 1981 to 2001.

Norwell Woodhouse hamlet and former civil parish in Norwell, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, England

Norwell Woodhouse is a small village around 8 miles (13 km) from Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England. It is close to the villages of Caunton, Kneesall, Cromwell and Laxton and part of the parish of Norwell. It is in the civil parish of Norwell.

Frances Margaret Irby

Frances Margaret Woodhouse, Countess of Kimberley was part of the Bright Young People and she married three times, always with members of the UK aristocracy. She was tall, slender and fair, a typical English beauty. She scandalized society when she went to live with her future second husband without waiting for her divorce to be effective.

Hugh Frederic Woodhouse, D.D. was Regius Professor of Divinity at Trinity College, Dublin from 1963 to 1982.