English Quote Authors


AuthorProfessionQuotesYear
A. A. Milne Author 19 1882 - 1956
A. E. Housman Poet 20 1859 - 1936
A. P. Herbert Statesman 8 1890 - 1971
Aaron Hill Poet 6 1685 - 1750
Abraham Cowley Poet 11  
Acker Bilk Musician 2 1929 -
Ada Cambridge Writer 4  
Adam Faith Musician 3 1940 - 2003
Adela Florence Nicolson Poet 5 1865 - 1904
Adelaide Anne Procter Poet 7 1825 - 1864
Adele Musician 14 1988 -
Adrian Edmondson Actor 21 1957 -
Adrian Lyne Director 18 1941 -
Adrian Smith Musician 4 1957 -
Agatha Christie Writer 32 1890 - 1976
Alain de Botton Writer 14 1969 -
Alan Ayckbourn Playwright 2 1939 -
Alan Bennett Dramatist 15 1934 -
Alan Brien Novelist 3  
Alan Clark Politician 5 1952 - 1999
Alan Shearer Athlete 4 1970 -
Alan Smith Athlete 1 1980 -
Alan Sugar Businessman 1 1947 -
Alan Turing Mathematician 8 1912 - 1954
Alan Watts Philosopher 42 1915 - 1973
Alcuin Clergyman 3  
Aldous Huxley Novelist 90 1894 - 1963
Alec Guinness Actor 5 1914 - 2000
Aleister Crowley Critic 25 1875 - 1947
Alexander Cockburn Lawyer 6 1941 -
Alexander John Ellis Writer 2 1814 - 1890
Alexander McQueen Designer 3 1969 - 2010
Alexander Pope Poet 89 1688 - 1744
Alexis Korner Musician 17 1928 - 1984
Alfred Douglas Poet 1 1870 - 1945
Alfred Hitchcock Director 34 1899 - 1980
Alfred Lord Tennyson Poet 40 1809 - 1892
Alfred Marshall Economist 18 1842 - 1924
Alfred Molina Actor 10 1953 -
Alfred North Whitehead Mathematician 48 1861 - 1947
Alfred Noyes Poet 4 1880 - 1958
Algernon Charles Swinburne Poet 7 1837 - 1909
Algernon Sidney Politician 4  
Algernon Sydney Politician 18  
Alice Meynell Poet 11 1847 - 1922
Alicia Markova Dancer 1 1910 - 2004
Alvin Lee Musician 20 1944 -
Amy Winehouse Musician 13 1984 - 2011
Andrew Eldritch Musician 18 1959 -
Andrew Marvell Writer 4 1621 - 1678
Andrew Motion Poet 4 1952 -
Andrew Wiles Mathematician 30 1953 -
Andy Pick Coach 2 1963 -
Andy Summers Musician 29 1942 -
Angela Carter Novelist 32 1940 - 1992
Anita Brookner Historian 25 1938 -
Anita Roddick Businessman 26 1942 -
Ann Macbeth Author 26  
Anna Friel Actress 22 1976 -
Anna Lee Actress 6 1913 - 2004
Anna Neagle Actress 12 1904 - 1986
Anna Seward Writer 2 1747 - 1809
Anna Sewell Writer 4 1820 - 1878
Anne Boleyn Royalty 4  
Anne Campbell Politician 15 1940 -
Anne Dudley Composer 12 1956 -
Anne Hathaway 3 1555 - 1623
Annie Besant Philosopher 5 1847 - 1933
Anthea Turner Entertainer 12 1960 -
Anthony Burgess Novelist 21 1917 - 1993
Anthony Caro Sculptor 3 1924 -
Anthony Collins Philosopher 3 1676 - 1729
Anthony Daniels Actor 3 1946 -
Anthony Eden Politician 7 1897 - 1977
Anthony Storr Author 4 1920 - 2001
Anthony Trollope Author 55 1815 - 1882
Aphra Behn Dramatist 10  
Arnold Bennett Novelist 26 1867 - 1931
Arthur C. Clarke Writer 28 1917 - 2008
Arthur Hugh Clough Poet 7 1819 - 1861
Arthur Peacocke Theologian 8 1924 - 2006
Arthur Wellesley Soldier 16 1769 - 1852
Arthur Young Writer 6 1741 - 1820
Ashley Montagu Scientist 15 1905 - 1999
Athene Seyler Actress 1 1889 - 1990
Augustine Birrell Author 7 1850 - 1933
Augustus Hare Writer 25 1834 - 1903
Austin Dobson Celebrity 5 1912 - 1963
Austin Farrer Theologian 2  
Aynsley Dunbar Musician 2 1946 -
Barbara Cartland Novelist 11 1901 - 2000
Barbara Hepworth Artist 8 1903 - 1975
Barbara Taylor Bradford Novelist 3 1933 -
Barnabe Barnes Poet 2  
Barrie Keeffe Dramatist 1 1945 -
Barry Cornwall Poet 14 1787 - 1874
Barry Gibb Musician 38 1946 -
Barton Booth Actor 2  
Basil Hume Clergyman 1 1923 - 1999
Basil Rathbone Actor 5 1892 - 1967
Beatrix Potter Author 4 1866 - 1943
Ben Jonson Poet 31 1572 - 1637
Ben Kingsley Actor 44 1943 -
Benjamin Britten Composer 5 1913 - 1976
Benjamin Cohen Journalist 20 1982 -
Benjamin Jowett Theologian 15 1817 - 1893
Benny Hill Comedian 8 1924 - 1992
Bernard de Mandeville Philosopher 6  
Bernard Levin Journalist 5 1928 - 2004
Bernie Ecclestone Businessman 3  
Bernie Taupin Writer 1 1950 -
Beryl Bainbridge Novelist 5 1934 -
Beth Gibbons Musician 13 1965 -
Beverley Nichols Writer 2 1898 - 1983
Bill Nighy Actor 3 1949 -
Bishop Robert South Theologian 10  
Bob Paisley Athlete 5 1919 - 1996
Bobby Charlton Athlete 2 1937 -
Bobby Moore Athlete 3 1941 - 1993
Boy George Musician 29 1961 -
Boz Burrell Musician 2 1946 -
Bradley Chicho Poet 14 1895 -
Brenda Blethyn Actress 24 1946 -
Brian Aldiss Writer 9 1925 -
Brian Clough Athlete 18 1935 - 2004
Brian Lumley Writer 18 1937 -
Brian May Musician 32 1947 -
Brian Sibley Writer 4 1949 -
Brigid Brophy Novelist 2 1929 - 1995
Brooke Foss Westcott Theologian 2 1825 - 1901
Bruce Dickinson Musician 20 1958 -
Bruce Oldfield Designer 2 1950 -
Bryan Ferry Musician 33 1945 -
Bryan Robson Athlete 14 1957 -
C. Day Lewis Poet 4 1904 - 1972
C. S. Calverley Poet 1 1831 - 1884
C. S. Forester Novelist 18 1899 - 1966
Cat Deeley Celebrity 13 1976 -
Catherine McCormack Actress 4 1972 -
Cecil Beaton Photographer 12 1904 - 1980
Charles Babbage Mathematician 30 1792 - 1871
Charles Bradlaugh Activist 4 1833 - 1891
Charles Buxton Public Servant 10 1823 - 1871
Charles Caleb Colton Writer 72 1780 - 1832
Charles Churchill Poet 13  
Charles Cotton Poet 1 1630 - 1687
Charles Dance Actor 13 1946 -
Charles Darwin Scientist 30 1809 - 1882
Charles Dickens Novelist 59 1812 - 1870
Charles Edward Montague Journalist 6 1867 - 1928
Charles Kingsley Clergyman 21 1819 - 1875
Charles Lamb Critic 40 1775 - 1834
Charles Reade Novelist 6 1814 - 1884
Charles Simeon Clergyman 8  
Charles Stuart Calverley Poet 3 1831 - 1884
Charles Tennyson Turner Poet 3 1808 - 1879
Charles Townshend Politician 1 1725 - 1767
Charles Wesley Clergyman 3 1707 - 1788
Charles Williams Editor 13 1886 - 1945
Charlie Chaplin Actor 40 1889 - 1977
Charlie Hunnam Actor 21 1980 -
Charlotte Mary Yonge Novelist 2 1823 - 1901
Charlotte Smith Poet 5 1749 - 1806
Chris Barber Musician 5 1930 -
Chris Lowe Musician 15 1959 -
Christiane Amanpour Journalist 32 1958 -
Christina G. Rossetti Poet 3 1830 - 1894
Christine Keeler Model 26 1942 -
Christopher Anstey Poet 1 1724 - 1805
Christopher Dawson Writer 30 1889 - 1970
Christopher Eccleston Actor 36 1964 -
Christopher Fry Playwright 13 1907 - 2005
Christopher Lee Actor 2 1922 -
Christopher Marlowe Dramatist 25 1564 - 1593
Christopher Parker Actor 17 1983 -
Christopher Smart Poet 1 1722 - 1771
Christopher Wren Architect 3 1632 - 1723
Claire Forlani Actress 30 1972 -
Clement Attlee Leader 6 1883 - 1967
Cliff Richard Musician 33 1940 -
Clive Anderson Entertainer 2 1952 -
Clive Barker Writer 9 1952 -
Clive Barnes Journalist 2 1927 -
Clive Bell Critic 14 1881 - 1964
Clive Owen Actor 8 1964 -
Colin Chapman Inventor 1 1928 - 1982
Colin Cooper Athlete 1 1967 -
Colin Wilson Writer 4 1931 -
Coventry Patmore Poet 2 1823 - 1896
Cyril Connolly Journalist 46 1903 - 1974
Cyril Falls Historian 4  
Cyril Tourneur Dramatist 2  
Daisy Ashford Writer 4 1881 - 1972
Daley Thompson Athlete 8 1958 -
Damon Albarn Musician 17 1968 -
Dan Hawkins Musician 20 1976 -
Dan Wheldon Celebrity 10 1978 - 2011
Daniel Craig Actor 19 1968 -
Daniel Defoe Journalist 16  
Danielle Dax Musician 7 1958 -
Danny Boyle Director 5 1956 -
Daphne du Maurier Novelist 7 1907 - 1989
Dave Jones Coach 1 1956 -
Dave Rowntree Musician 14 1963 -
David Bailey Photographer 9 1938 -
David Beckham Athlete 24 1975 -
David Bowie Musician 32 1947 -
David Coverdale Musician 22 1951 -
David Crystal Educator 4  
David Edward Jenkins Clergyman 2 1925 -
David Frost Journalist 8 1939 -
David Garrick Actor 6 1717 - 1779
David Gower Athlete 12 1957 -
David Hare Playwright 17 1947 -
David Herbert Lawrence Writer 85 1885 - 1930
David Hockney Artist 26 1937 -
David Hunt Politician 7 1942 -
David Icke Athlete 16 1952 -
David Niven Actor 10 1909 - 1983
David Ogilvy Businessman 48 1911 - 1999
David Thewlis Actor 21 1963 -
Davy Jones Musician 27 1945 -
Dean Inge Author 27 1860 - 1954
Denis Norden Writer 11 1922 -
Derek Bailey Musician 20 1932 - 2005
Desmond Morris Scientist 8 1928 -
Diana Cooper Celebrity 3 1892 - 1986
Diana Wynne Jones Writer 13 1934 -
Dinah Maria Mulock Novelist 5 1826 - 1887
Dinah Sheridan Actress 14 1920 -
Dirk Bogarde Actor 6 1921 - 1999
Dixie Dean Athlete 3 1907 - 1980
Dodie Smith Dramatist 7 1896 - 1990
Donald Pleasence Actor 24 1919 - 1995
Donald Sinden Actor 1 1923 -
Dora Russell Celebrity 12 1894 - 1986
Doris Lessing Writer 29 1919 -
Douglas Adams Writer 32 1952 - 2001
Douglas William Jerrold Dramatist 14 1803 - 1857
Dudley North Economist 10 1641 - 1691
E. F. Schumacher Economist 11 1911 - 1977
E. M. Forster Novelist 70 1879 - 1970
Ed O'Brien Musician 24 1968 -
Eddie Marsan Actor 8  
Edmond Halley Scientist 3 1656 - 1742
Edmund Gunter Mathematician 1  
Edmund Waller Poet 22 1606 - 1687
Edward Appleton Scientist 3 1892 - 1965
Edward Bach Scientist 3 1886 - 1936
Edward Bond Playwright 34 1934 -
Edward Burnett Tylor Scientist 20 1832 - 1917
Edward Carpenter Activist 17 1844 - 1929
Edward Cocker Author 2  
Edward Coke Businessman 16 1552 - 1634
Edward de Bono Psychologist 28 1933 -
Edward Dyer Poet 5  
Edward Fitzgerald Poet 15 1809 - 1883
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Politician 40 1803 - 1873
Edward Gibbon Historian 31 1737 - 1794
Edward Hall Lawyer 14  
Edward Heath Leader 5 1916 - 2005
Edward Lear Artist 4 1812 - 1888
Edward Norman Historian 1 1938 -
Edward Teach Celebrity 2 1675 - 1718
Edward VIII Royalty 4 1894 - 1972
Edward Walker Athlete 2 1837 - 1906
Edward Young Poet 41 1681 - 1765
Eileen Caddy Celebrity 13 1917 - 2006
Elaine Paige Musician 8 1948 -
Eleanor Robson Belmont Actress 2 1879 - 1979
Eli Khamarov Writer 8 1948 -
Elinor Glyn Author 4 1864 - 1943
Eliza Cook Poet 5 1818 - 1889
Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poet 30 1806 - 1861
Elizabeth Barton Celebrity 2  
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Scientist 3 1836 - 1917
Elizabeth Goudge Writer 3 1900 - 1984
Elizabeth I Royalty 33 1533 - 1603
Elizabeth Jennings Poet 2 1926 - 2001
Elizabeth Taylor Actress 30 1932 - 2011
Ellen Terry Actress 9 1847 - 1928
Ellen Wilkinson Politician 5 1891 - 1947
Elton John Musician 33 1947 -
Emily Bronte Novelist 16 1818 - 1848
Emily Watson Actress 19 1967 -
Emma Thompson Actress 29 1959 -
Emmeline Pankhurst Activist 5 1858 - 1928
Eric Idle Comedian 9 1943 -
Ernest Bramah Writer 4 1868 - 1942
Ernest Dowson Poet 3 1867 - 1900
Ernest Newman Critic 3 1868 - 1959
Ernie Wise Comedian 5 1925 - 1999
Estelle Morris Politician 28  
Eustace Budgell Writer 2 1686 - 1737
Evelyn Beatrice Hall Author 1 1868 - 1939
Evelyn Underhill Writer 16 1875 - 1941
Evelyn Waugh Author 32 1903 - 1966
F. L. Lucas Critic 9  
F. M. Cornford Poet 1 1874 - 1943
Fanny Burney Novelist 7 1752 - 1840
Fanny Kemble Actress 15  
Fay Weldon Novelist 13 1933 -
Felicity Kendal Actress 12 1946 -
Florence Nightingale Activist 12 1820 - 1910
Frances Cornford Poet 1  
Francesca Annis Actress 38 1944 -
Francis Asbury Clergyman 2  
Francis Atterbury Politician 3 1663 - 1732
Francis Bacon Philosopher 105 1561 - 1626
Francis Beaumont Playwright 13  
Francis Crick Scientist 22 1916 - 2004
Francis Darwin Scientist 2 1848 - 1925
Francis Drake Soldier 1  
Francis Quarles Poet 27 1592 - 1644
Francis W. Newman Writer 4 1805 - 1897
Francis Walsingham Celebrity 5  
Frank Hornby Inventor 1 1863 - 1936
Frank Lampard Athlete 19 1978 -
Frank Muir Writer 2 1920 - 1998
Frank Whittle Inventor 4 1907 - 1996
Frank Woolley Athlete 11 1887 - 1978
Fred Davis Celebrity 3 1913 - 1998
Fred Frith Composer 22 1949 -
Frederick Marryat Novelist 2 1792 - 1848
Frederick Pollock Judge 17 1845 - 1937
Frederick Sanger Scientist 14 1918 -
Frederick Soddy Scientist 16 1877 - 1956
Frederick Tennyson Poet 2  
Frederick William Robertson Clergyman 20 1816 - 1853
Freya Stark Writer 9 1893 - 1993
G. M. Trevelyan Historian 14 1876 - 1962
Gary Oldman Actor 39 1958 -
Gavin Bryars Composer 25 1943 -
Geezer Butler Musician 27 1949 -
Gemma Arterton Actress 2 1986 -
Geoff Downes Musician 7 1952 -
Geoffrey Chaucer Poet 19  
Geoffrey Wilkinson Scientist 1 1921 - 1996
George Cadbury Businessman 2 1839 - 1922
George Canning Statesman 7 1770 - 1827
George Carey Clergyman 26 1935 -
George Carman Lawyer 5 1929 - 2001
George Chapman Poet 17  
George Colman Dramatist 6  
George Crabbe Poet 11 1754 - 1832
George Downing Soldier 2  
George Edward Moore Philosopher 8 1873 - 1958
George Etherege Dramatist 2  
George Fox Clergyman 6  
George Grove Writer 2 1820 - 1900
George Henry Lewes Philosopher 33 1817 - 1878
George III Royalty 6 1738 - 1820
George Jessel Judge 4 1824 - 1883
George Linnaeus Banks Writer 3 1821 - 1881
George Martin Producer 9 1926 -
George Meredith Novelist 23 1828 - 1909
George Montagu Scientist 1  
George Muller Clergyman 5 1805 - 1898
George Percy Explorer 1  
George Porter Scientist 4 1920 - 2002
George Saintsbury Writer 11 1845 - 1933
George Savile Politician 28 1726 - 1784
George Sewell Actor 2 1924 -
George Stephenson Inventor 4 1781 - 1848
George Sutherland Judge 4 1862 - 1942
George Vancouver Explorer 3 1757 - 1798
George Villiers Politician 6 1592 - 1628
George Whitefield Clergyman 30 1714 - 1770
Gerald Brenan Writer 14  
Gerald Durrell Writer 2 1925 - 1995
Gerald Massey Poet 2 1828 - 1907
Gerald Priestland Journalist 1 1927 - 1991
Gerard Manley Hopkins Poet 11 1844 - 1889
Gilbert K. Chesterton Writer 112 1874 - 1936
Gilbert White Scientist 14 1720 - 1793
Giles Gilbert Scott Architect 2 1880 - 1960
Glenn Tipton Musician 23 1948 -
Graeme Le Saux Athlete 18 1968 -
Graham Kerr Celebrity 3 1934 -
Graham Nelson Mathematician 19  
Graham Roberts Actor 14 1929 - 2004
Graham Taylor Coach 5 1944 -
Greer Garson Actress 2 1908 - 1996
Guy Pearce Actor 6 1967 -
H. G. Wells Author 41 1866 - 1946
Hannah Cowley Dramatist 4  
Hannah More Writer 10 1745 - 1833
Harold Acton Historian 2 1904 - 1994
Harold Larwood Athlete 4 1904 - 1995
Harold MacMillan Politician 27 1894 - 1986
Harold Pinter Dramatist 34 1930 - 2008
Harold Wilson Statesman 14 1916 - 1995
Harriet Martineau Writer 19 1802 - 1876
Harry Banks Soldier 1 1896 - 1915
Harry Melling Actor 6 1989 -
Harry Vardon Athlete 6 1870 - 1937
Henry Austin Dobson Poet 2 1840 - 1921
Henry Bessemer Scientist 10 1813 - 1898
Henry Bolingbroke Royalty 5 1367 - 1413
Henry Chadwick Writer 5 1824 - 1908
Henry Constable Poet 1  
Henry Fielding Novelist 34 1707 - 1754
Henry Fox Statesman 2 1705 - 1774
Henry Green Novelist 1 1905 - 1973
Henry Hudson Explorer 4  
Henry James Byron Dramatist 2 1835 - 1884
Henry James Sumner Maine Historian 14 1822 - 1888
Henry Martyn Clergyman 3 1781 - 1812
Henry Mayhew Journalist 16 1812 - 1887
Henry Moore Sculptor 8 1898 - 1986
Henry Newbolt Author 2 1862 - 1938
Henry Reed Writer 28 1914 - 1986
Henry St. John Politician 2 1678 - 1751
Henry Taylor Dramatist 7 1800 - 1886
Henry Walter Bates Environmentalist 7 1825 - 1892
Henry Williamson Author 6 1895 - 1977
Henry Wotton Author 3  
Herbert Beerbohm Tree Actor 7 1853 - 1917
Herbert Marshall Actor 1 1890 - 1966
Herbert Read Poet 34  
Herbert Spencer Philosopher 37 1820 - 1903
Hermione Gingold Actress 4 1897 - 1987
Hesketh Pearson Actor 5 1887 - 1964
Heston Blumenthal Celebrity 20 1966 -
Hilaire Belloc Poet 25 1870 - 1953
Holbrook Jackson Writer 12  
Holly Johnson Musician 13 1960 -
Horace Smith Poet 4 1779 - 1849
Horace Walpole Author 22 1717 - 1797
Howard Carter Scientist 15 1874 - 1939
Howard Staunton Celebrity 22  
Hudson Stuck Explorer 7 1865 - 1920
Hugh Grant Actor 28 1960 -
Hugh Hopper Musician 5 1945 -
Hugh Latimer Clergyman 1  
Hume Cronyn Actor 2 1911 - 2003
Ian Botham Athlete 21 1955 -
Ian Gilmour Politician 1 1926 -
Ian Hart Actor 22 1964 -
Ian Hunter Musician 5 1939 -
Ian Jackson Scientist 7  
Ian Mckellen Actor 24 1939 -
Ida Lupino Actress 9 1914 - 1995
Imelda Staunton Actress 17 1956 -
Ione Skye Actress 4 1971 -
Isaac Barrow Mathematician 15  
Isaac Disraeli Businessman 11  
Isaac Newton Mathematician 13 1642 - 1727
Isaac Pitman Inventor 2 1813 - 1897
Isaac Rosenberg Poet 11 1890 - 1918
Isaac Watts Politician 8 1674 - 1748
Isabella Bird Writer 1 1831 - 1904
Isabelle Eberhardt Adventurer 3 1877 - 1904
Israel Zangwill Novelist 12 1864 - 1926
Izaak Walton Writer 14 1593 - 1683
J. B. Morton Writer 2 1893 - 1979
J. K. Rowling Author 34 1965 -
J. L. Austin Philosopher 8 1911 - 1960
J. R. R. Tolkien Novelist 13 1892 - 1973
Jack Bowman Actor 23  
Jack Cade Activist 6  
Jack Charlton Athlete 2 1935 -
Jack Osbourne Celebrity 16 1985 -
Jacob Bronowski Scientist 24 1908 - 1974
Jacqueline Bisset Actress 39 1944 -
Jacqueline du Pre Musician 4 1945 - 1987
Jamelia Musician 12 1981 -
James Anthony Froude Historian 22 1818 - 1894
James Blunt Musician 7 1977 -
James Bryce Diplomat 6  
James Callaghan Leader 14 1912 - 2005
James Harrington Philosopher 4  
James Hilton Novelist 3 1900 - 1954
James Jeans Physicist 6 1877 - 1946
James Joseph Sylvester Mathematician 4 1814 - 1897
James Lovelock Scientist 32 1919 -
James Martineau Philosopher 7 1805 - 1900
James Meade Economist 13 1907 - 1995
James Mill Historian 3 1773 - 1836
James Payn Novelist 25 1830 - 1898
James Prescott Joule Physicist 5 1818 - 1889
James Shirley Dramatist 5  
James Theodore Bent Explorer 5 1852 - 1897
James Wyatt Architect 3 1746 - 1813
Jamie Redknapp Athlete 33 1973 -
Jan Morris Writer 4 1926 -
Jane Birkin Actress 15 1946 -
Jane Goodall Scientist 3 1934 -
Jane Horrocks Actress 12 1964 -
Jane Seymour Actress 4 1951 -
Janet Erskine Stuart Poet 6  
Jarvis Cocker Musician 5 1963 -
Jason Isaacs Actor 15 1963 -
Jay Kay Musician 4 1969 -
Jean Ingelow Poet 11 1820 - 1897
Jean Rhys Novelist 4 1894 - 1979
Jeffrey Archer Politician 27 1940 -
Jenny Agutter Actress 12 1952 -
Jeremy Bentham Philosopher 17 1748 - 1832
Jeremy Collier Clergyman 12  
Jeremy Irons Actor 30 1948 -
Jeremy Northam Actor 25 1961 -
Jerome K. Jerome Author 24 1859 - 1927
Jim Sullivan Musician 26 1941 -
Jimmy Greaves Athlete 4 1940 -
Joanna Lumley Actress 16 1946 -
Joanna Southcott Celebrity 18  
Joanna Trollope Novelist 7 1943 -
Joe Cocker Musician 23 1944 -
Joe Elliott Musician 4 1959 -
Joe Orton Playwright 3 1933 - 1967
Joe Strummer Musician 8 1952 - 2002
John Acton Historian 11 1834 - 1902
John Ambrose Fleming Inventor 3 1849 - 1945
John Aubrey Writer 5 1626 - 1697
John Berger Artist 22 1926 -
John Betjeman Poet 6 1906 - 1984
John Biddle Clergyman 2 1615 - 1662
John Britton Mathematician 2 1927 - 1994
John Bunyan Clergyman 9 1628 - 1688
John Burns Activist 21 1858 - 1943
John Churton Collins Critic 9 1848 - 1908
John Ciardi Dramatist 21 1916 - 1986
John Cleese Actor 27 1939 -
John Cleveland Poet 4  
John D. Barrow Scientist 2 1952 -
John Drinkwater Poet 20 1882 - 1937
John Dryden Poet 49 1631 - 1700
John E. Walker Scientist 5 1941 -
John Edward Christopher Hill Historian 3 1912 - 2003
John Entwistle Musician 20 1944 - 2002
John Evelyn Musician 1 1620 - 1706
John Fisher Clergyman 6  
John Flavel Clergyman 2  
John Fletcher Dramatist 8 1579 - 1625
John Florio Writer 8  
John Ford Dramatist 8 1586 - 1640
John Fowles Novelist 17 1926 - 2005
John Foxe Writer 8  
John Galsworthy Author 14 1867 - 1933
John Gay Poet 22 1685 - 1732
John Gielgud Actor 3 1904 - 2000
John Gilling Director 1 1912 - 1984
John Gilpin Businessman 3  
John Gould Writer 5 1804 - 1881
John Grigg Writer 1 1924 - 2001
John Hales Theologian 2  
John Harington Writer 3  
John Harrison Inventor 8 1693 - 1776
John Hawkins Businessman 4  
John Heywood Dramatist 10  
John Hutton Educator 31 1965 -
John Jewel Clergyman 11 1522 - 1571
John Keats Poet 31 1795 - 1821
John Keble Clergyman 3 1792 - 1866
John Keegan Historian 23 1934 -
John Langhorne Poet 1  
John Le Carre Writer 39 1931 -
John Leech Artist 1 1817 - 1864
John Lennon Musician 47 1940 - 1980
John Locke Philosopher 38 1632 - 1704
John Lyly Writer 11 1908 - 1908
John Mahoney Actor 7 1940 -
John Masefield Poet 11 1878 - 1967
John Mason Good Scientist 1 1764 - 1827
John Maynard Keynes Economist 28 1883 - 1946
John McAfee Businessman 2  
John McLaughlin Musician 9 1942 -
John Milton Poet 29 1608 - 1674
John Mortimer Novelist 13 1923 -
John Morton Clergyman 5  
John Nelson Darby Clergyman 29 1800 - 1882
John Opie Artist 1  
John Osborne Playwright 15 1929 - 1994
John Owen Theologian 12  
John Philips Poet 2 1676 - 1709
John Pople Scientist 15 1925 - 2004
John Pym Politician 1  
John Ray Environmentalist 11 1627 - 1705
John Robert Seeley Writer 3  
John Ruskin Writer 93 1819 - 1900
John Selden Statesman 15 1584 - 1654
John Skelton Poet 1  
John Still Clergyman 1  
John Stuart Mill Philosopher 45 1806 - 1873
John Surtees Athlete 10 1934 -
John Tenniel Artist 3 1820 - 1914
John Webster Playwright 19  
John Wilkes Journalist 2 1727 - 1797
John Wilkins Clergyman 2 1614 - 1672
John Wilmot Writer 4 1647 - 1680
John Wycliffe Theologian 4 1328 - 1384
Johnny Rotten Musician 15 1956 -
Jonathan Coe Novelist 25 1961 -
Jonathan King Musician 7 1944 -
Jonny Greenwood Musician 19 1971 -
Jonny Wilkinson Athlete 3 1979 -
Joseph Addison Writer 68 1672 - 1719
Joseph Banks Environmentalist 2 1743 - 1820
Joseph Barber Lightfoot Theologian 30 1828 - 1889
Joseph Butler Clergyman 31 1692 - 1752
Joseph Glanvill Writer 4  
Joseph Lancaster Educator 23 1778 - 1838
Joseph McCabe Writer 7 1867 - 1955
Joseph Priestley Scientist 9 1733 - 1804
Joshua Reynolds Artist 12 1723 - 1792
Joshua Sylvester Poet 3  
Joss Stone Musician 5 1987 -
Joyce Grenfell Actress 4 1910 - 1979
Judi Dench Actress 30 1934 -
Julian Barnes Writer 3 1946 -
Julian Clary Comedian 26 1959 -
Julian Huxley Scientist 1 1887 - 1975
Julian Lennon Musician 6 1963 -
Julie Andrews Actress 24 1935 -
Karen Armstrong Writer 11 1944 -
Kate Beckinsale Actress 11 1973 -
Kate Greenaway Writer 2 1846 - 1901
Kate Middleton Celebrity 2 1982 -
Kate Moss Model 45 1974 -
Kathleen Kenyon Scientist 2 1906 - 1978
Katie Price Model 31 1978 -
Keira Knightley Actress 7 1985 -
Keith Moon Musician 2 1947 - 1978
Keith Richards Musician 23 1943 -
Kelly Brook Model 19 1979 -
Kelly Osbourne Actress 9 1984 -
Ken Hensley Musician 19 1945 -
Kenelm Digby Celebrity 2 1603 - 1665
Kenneth Baker Politician 6 1934 -
Kenneth Clarke Politician 12 1940 -
Kenneth Tynan Critic 10 1927 - 1980
Kevin Ayers Composer 6 1944 -
Kevin Keegan Coach 4 1951 -
Kim Cattrall Actress 19 1956 -
Kim Wilde Musician 22 1960 -
King Edward VIII Royalty 6 1894 - 1972
Kingsley Amis Novelist 14 1922 - 1995
Kristin Scott Thomas Actress 14 1960 -
Lalla Ward Actor 13 1951 -
Lance Secretan Businessman 4  
Laurence Housman Playwright 25 1865 - 1959
Laurence Olivier Actor 18 1907 - 1989
Laurie Lee Poet 9 1914 - 1997
Lee Westwood Athlete 5 1973 -
Leigh Hunt Poet 14 1784 - 1859
Lennox Lewis Athlete 4 1965 -
Leonard Alfred George Strong Writer 4  
Leopold Stokowski Musician 1 1882 - 1977
Les Dawson Comedian 5 1933 - 1993
Lesley Garrett Musician 23 1955 -
Leslie Stephen Author 6 1832 - 1904
Lewis Carroll Author 30 1832 - 1898
Lindsay Anderson Director 1 1923 - 1994
Lisa Snowdon Model 18 1974 -
Lord Salisbury Politician 4  
Louis Nizer Lawyer 10 1902 - 1994
Louise Brown Celebrity 27 1978 -
Lytton Strachey Critic 22 1880 - 1932
Mackenzie Crook Actor 11 1971 -
Malcolm Arnold Composer 3 1921 -
Malcolm Bradbury Novelist 8 1932 - 2000
Malcolm Campbell Celebrity 3 1885 - 1948
Malcolm Lowry Poet 4 1909 - 1957
Malcolm Mclaren Musician 6 1946 -
Margaret Cavendish Writer 21  
Margaret Drabble Novelist 8 1939 -
Margaret Sackville Poet 2  
Margaret Thatcher Leader 51 1925 -
Margery Allingham Writer 7 1889 - 1966
Margot Asquith Author 13 1864 - 1945
Margot Fonteyn Dancer 7 1919 - 1991
Marian McPartland Musician 23 1918 -
Mark E. Smith Musician 7 1957 -
Mark Haddon Novelist 32 1962 -
Mark Lawrenson Athlete 14 1957 -
Mark Rylance Actor 15 1960 -
Mark Strong Actor 11 1963 -
Martin Farquhar Tupper Writer 10  
Martin Fleischmann Scientist 21 1927 -
Martin Freeman Actor 3 1971 -
Martin Gore Musician 24 1961 -
Marty Feldman Comedian 4 1933 - 1982
Mary Astell Writer 39 1666 - 1731
Mary Quant Designer 5 1934 -
Mary Renault Novelist 8 1905 - 1983
Mary Stewart Novelist 6 1916 -
Mary Webb Novelist 6 1881 - 1927
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Author 23 1797 - 1851
Mary Wortley Royalty 7 1689 - 1762
Mary Wortley Montagu Writer 19 1689 - 1762
Matt Lucas Actor 7 1974 -
Matthew Arnold Poet 30 1822 - 1888
Matthew Bourne Dancer 11 1960 -
Matthew Brady Criminal 2  
Matthew Henry Clergyman 30 1662 - 1714
Matthew Prior Poet 13 1664 - 1721
Max Beerbohm Actor 33 1872 - 1956
Melanie Brown Musician 5 1975 -
Melanie Chisholm Musician 19 1974 -
Michael Caine Actor 33 1933 -
Michael Faraday Scientist 4 1791 - 1867
Michael Foot Politician 4 1913 -
Michael Frayn Playwright 4 1933 -
Michael Giles Musician 10 1942 -
Michael Korda Novelist 24  
Michael Tippett Composer 22 1905 - 1998
Michael Wilding Actor 1 1912 - 1979
Mick Jagger Musician 28 1943 -
Mick Ralphs Musician 17 1944 -
Mick Taylor Musician 30 1948 -
Mike Figgis Director 27 1948 -
Mike Oldfield Musician 1 1953 -
Mike Rutherford Musician 5 1950 -
Millicent Martin Actress 2 1934 -
Minnie Driver Actress 15 1971 -
Miranda Richardson Actress 9 1958 -
Monica Baldwin Writer 1  
Muriel Spark Novelist 15 1918 - 2006
Murray Walker Entertainer 25 1923 -
Naomi Watts Actress 22 1968 -
Nassau William Senior Economist 13 1790 - 1864
Nathaniel Lee Dramatist 1  
Neil Tennant Musician 26 1954 -
Neville Marriner Musician 22 1924 -
Nicholas Breton Poet 3  
Nicholas Culpeper Scientist 10  
Nick Faldo Athlete 4 1957 -
Nick Hornby Writer 6 1957 -
Nick Lowe Musician 19 1949 -
Nick Rhodes Musician 5 1962 -
Nicolas Roeg Director 16 1928 -
Nigel Kennedy Musician 3 1956 -
Nigel Kneale Writer 16 1922 -
Nik Kershaw Musician 8 1958 -
Noel Coward Playwright 27 1899 - 1973
Noel Gallagher Musician 6 1967 -
Noel Redding Musician 19 1945 - 2003
Norman Wisdom Comedian 25 1915 -
Oliver Cromwell Soldier 18 1599 - 1658
Oliver Joseph Lodge Physicist 15 1851 - 1940
Oliver Reed Actor 25 1938 - 1999
Oliver St. John Statesman 2  
Orlando Bloom Actor 47 1977 -
Orlando Gibbons Composer 2 1583 - 1625
Osbert Lancaster Cartoonist 1 1908 - 1986
Ouida Novelist 9 1839 - 1908
Ozzy Osbourne Musician 8 1948 -
P. D. James Novelist 9 1920 -
P. G. Wodehouse Writer 24 1881 - 1975
Pam Gems Playwright 4 1925 -
Pamela Hansford Johnson Critic 6 1912 - 1981
Parminder Nagra Actress 22 1975 -
Patrick Marber Writer 19 1964 -
Patrick Stewart Actor 41 1940 -
Paul Bettany Actor 7 1971 -
Paul Gascoigne Athlete 28 1967 -
Paul Ince Athlete 10 1967 -
Paul Kane Writer 21  
Paul McCartney Musician 34 1942 -
Paul Muldoon Poet 22 1951 -
Paul O'Grady Comedian 17 1955 -
Paul Parker Athlete 9 1964 -
Paul Putner Comedian 4  
Paul Weller Musician 4 1958 -
Penelope Lively Author 30 1933 -
Percy Bysshe Shelley Poet 41 1792 - 1822
Pete Waterman Producer 19 1947 -
Peter Asher Musician 7 1944 -
Peter Barnes Playwright 1 1931 - 2004
Peter Gabriel Musician 7 1950 -
Peter Hammill Musician 10 1948 -
Peter Hook Musician 24 1956 -
Peter Latham Athlete 5  
Peter Maxwell Davies Composer 20 1934 -
Peter Oliver Artist 3 1908 - 1908
Peter Schuyler Politician 11 1657 - 1724
Peter Scott Artist 8 1909 - 1989
Peter Shaffer Playwright 25 1926 -
Peter Shilton Athlete 10 1949 -
Peter Storey Athlete 1 1945 -
Peter Ustinov Actor 35 1921 - 2004
Peter Utley Journalist 2 1921 - 1988
Peter Warlock Composer 4 1894 - 1930
Phil Collins Musician 30 1951 -
Philip Francis Politician 1 1740 - 1818
Philip Guedalla Historian 10 1889 - 1944
Philip James Bailey Poet 17 1816 - 1902
Philip Larkin Poet 12 1922 - 1985
Philip Sidney Soldier 7 1554 - 1586
Piers Anthony Writer 29 1934 -
Piers Corbyn Scientist 5 1947 -
Polly Toynbee Journalist 24 1946 -
Prince Charles Royalty 14 1948 -
Queen Elizabeth II Royalty 14 1926 -
Quentin Crisp Writer 37 1908 - 1999
Rachel Stevens Musician 4 1978 -
Rachel Ward Actress 5 1957 -
Ralph Hodgson Poet 4 1871 - 1962
Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer 3 1872 - 1958
Ralph Venning Clergyman 1  
Ray Davies Musician 21 1944 -
Richard Adams Clergyman 7  
Richard Attenborough Actor 24 1923 -
Richard Baxter Clergyman 7 1615 - 1691
Richard Blackmore Poet 2 1654 - 1729
Richard Briers Actor 7 1934 -
Richard Cecil Clergyman 9 1748 - 1810
Richard D. James Musician 8 1971 -
Richard Dawkins Scientist 25 1941 -
Richard Fleeshman Actor 9 1989 -
Richard Francis Burton Explorer 6 1821 - 1890
Richard Griffiths Actor 10 1947 -
Richard Harris Barham Comedian 4 1788 - 1845
Richard Hooker Priest 6 1554 - 1600
Richard Le Gallienne Poet 26  
Richard Lester Director 5 1932 -
Richard Morris Clergyman 26 1833 - 1894
Richard O'Brien Actor 30 1942 -
Richard Owen Scientist 10 1804 - 1892
Richard Rolle Writer 6  
Richard Savage Poet 4  
Richard Whately Writer 24 1787 - 1863
Ringo Starr Musician 21 1940 -
Rio Ferdinand Athlete 14 1978 -
Ritchie Blackmore Musician 36 1945 -
Rob Andrew Athlete 1 1963 -
Robbie Fowler Athlete 16 1975 -
Robert Baden-Powell Soldier 19 1857 - 1941
Robert Barnes Celebrity 6  
Robert Bloomfield Poet 1 1766 - 1823
Robert Bridges Poet 7 1844 - 1930
Robert Browning Poet 31 1812 - 1889
Robert Fripp Musician 23 1945 -
Robert Greene Playwright 4  
Robert Grosseteste Statesman 19  
Robert Hall Clergyman 10 1764 - 1831
Robert Herrick Poet 15  
Robert Jenkins Soldier 5  
Robert Mayer Businessman 2 1879 - 1985
Robert Pattinson Actor 21 1986 -
Robert Peel Leader 8 1778 - 1850
Robert Runcie Clergyman 5 1921 - 2000
Robert Smith Musician 26 1959 -
Robert Smith Surtees Novelist 3  
Robert South Clergyman 17  
Robert Southey Poet 16 1774 - 1843
Robert Southwell Clergyman 2  
Robert Vaughan Author 3  
Robert Wyatt Musician 37 1945 -
Robin G. Collingwood Philosopher 5 1889 - 1943
Robin Gibb Musician 26 1949 -
Robin Trower Musician 30 1945 -
Robyn Hitchcock Musician 30 1953 -
Roger Andrew Taylor Musician 20 1960 -
Roger Ascham Writer 12  
Roger Bacon Philosopher 6  
Roger Daltrey Musician 23 1944 -
Roger Moore Actor 30 1927 -
Roger Penrose Physicist 19 1931 -
Roger Williams Theologian 2 1603 -
Roland Allen Clergyman 11 1868 - 1947
Roland Joffe Director 30 1945 -
Ronald Colman Actor 1 1891 - 1958
Ronald Fisher Mathematician 9 1890 - 1962
Ronald Knox Theologian 7 1888 - 1957
Rose Tremain Novelist 16 1943 -
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Model 12 1987 -
Rowan Atkinson Comedian 20 1956 -
Rowan Williams Theologian 14 1950 -
Rowland Hill Inventor 2 1795 - 1879
Roy Ayers Musician 31 1940 -
Roy Evans Athlete 2 1948 -
Roy Harper Musician 3 1941 -
Roy Wood Musician 16 1946 -
Rudyard Kipling Writer 33 1865 - 1936
Rumer Godden Novelist 4 1907 - 1998
Rupert Brooke Poet 8 1887 - 1915
Rupert Grint Actor 32 1988 -
Rupert Holmes Composer 6 1947 -
Russell Brand Comedian 6 1975 -
Sadie Frost Actress 16 1965 -
Saffron Burrows Actress 9 1973 -
Samantha Fox Model 2 1966 -
Samantha Morton Actress 4 1977 -
Samuel Daniel Poet 9  
Samuel Johnson Author 151 1709 - 1784
Samuel Pepys Writer 9 1633 - 1703
Samuel Richardson Novelist 62 1689 - 1761
Samuel Rogers Poet 5 1763 - 1855
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poet 52 1772 - 1834
Samuel Wesley Composer 1  
Sara Coleridge Author 1  
Sarah Brightman Musician 10 1961 -
Sarah Good Celebrity 1 1655 - 1692
Scott Speedman Actor 23 1975 -
Sean Bean Actor 19 1959 -
Sean Booth Musician 26  
Sharon Osbourne Entertainer 6 1952 -
Sid Vicious Musician 13 1957 - 1979
Siegfried Sassoon Poet 9 1886 - 1967
Simon Callow Actor 6 1949 -
Simon Le Bon Musician 6 1958 -
Simon Raven Novelist 9 1927 - 2001
Siobhan Davies Dancer 19  
Sophie Ellis Bextor Musician 2 1979 -
Stan Laurel Actor 5 1890 - 1965
Stanley Baldwin Statesman 12 1867 - 1947
Stanley Spencer Artist 2 1891 - 1959
Stella Benson Writer 2  
Stephanie Beacham Actress 8 1947 -
Stephen Hawking Physicist 18 1942 -
Stephen Wolfram Scientist 7 1959 -
Steve Hackett Writer 7 1950 -
Steve Marriott Musician 4 1945 -
Steve McManaman Athlete 1 1972 -
Steve Winwood Musician 3 1948 -
Steven Berkoff Actor 6 1937 -
Steven Gerrard Athlete 21 1980 -
Steven Morrissey Musician 14 1959 -
Storm Jameson Writer 7 1891 - 1986
Stuart Pearce Coach 16 1962 -
Sue Townsend Novelist 4 1946 -
Susan Blackmore Writer 3 1951 -
Susan Hampshire Actress 6 1937 -
Syd Barrett Musician 23 1946 - 2006
Sydney Carter Poet 6 1915 - 2004
Sydney Smith Clergyman 33 1771 - 1845
Sylvia Pankhurst Activist 2 1882 - 1960
Ted Hughes Poet 4 1930 - 1998
Teddy Sheringham Athlete 7 1966 -
Terry Eagleton Critic 2 1943 -
Terry Prachett Author 21 1948 -
Terry Pratchett Author 23 1948 -
Thom Yorke Musician 30 1968 -
Thomas Arnold Educator 6 1795 - 1842
Thomas B. Macaulay Historian 36  
Thomas Becket Clergyman 2 1118 - 1170
Thomas Beecham Composer 10 1879 - 1961
Thomas Blood Soldier 2  
Thomas Campion Composer 4 1567 - 1620
Thomas Cavendish Explorer 1 1908 - 1908
Thomas Clarkson Activist 8 1760 - 1846
Thomas de Quincey Author 10 1785 - 1859
Thomas Dekker Dramatist 16  
Thomas Dolby Musician 17 1958 -
Thomas Fuller Clergyman 86 1608 - 1661
Thomas Goodwin Clergyman 10 1600 - 1680
Thomas Gray Poet 13 1716 - 1771
Thomas Hardy Novelist 34 1840 - 1928
Thomas Harrison 14  
Thomas Haynes Bayly Writer 2  
Thomas Hobbes Philosopher 34 1588 - 1679
Thomas Holcroft Dramatist 2 1745 - 1809
Thomas Hood Poet 13 1799 - 1845
Thomas Huxley Scientist 65 1825 - 1895
Thomas Ken Clergyman 6  
Thomas Lodge Dramatist 1  
Thomas Love Peacock Author 9 1785 - 1866
Thomas Malory Author 11  
Thomas Malthus Economist 19 1766 - 1834
Thomas Middleton Poet 6 1580 - 1627
Thomas More Author 30 1478 - 1535
Thomas Nash Writer 2  
Thomas North Writer 2  
Thomas Otway Dramatist 7  
Thomas Paine Writer 56 1737 - 1809
Thomas Percy Writer 1 1729 - 1811
Thomas Secker Clergyman 3  
Thomas Shadwell Dramatist 7  
Thomas Spence Writer 1 1750 - 1814
Thomas Sydenham Scientist 15 1624 - 1689
Thomas Tusser Poet 7  
Thomas Wentworth Politician 3 1593 - 1641
Thomas Willis Scientist 4 1621 - 1673
Tilda Swinton Actress 9 1960 -
Tim Berners-Lee Inventor 33 1955 -
Timothy Radcliffe Clergyman 25  
Timothy Spall Actor 7 1936 -
Tina Charles Musician 2 1954 -
Tom Baker Actor 10 1934 -
Tom Felton Actor 40 1987 -
Tom Flynn Celebrity 2  
Tom Hiddleston Actor 4 1981 -
Tom Jenkinson Musician 30 1974 -
Tom Stoppard Dramatist 32 1937 -
Tony Benn Politician 11 1925 -
Tony Blair Statesman 23 1953 -
Tracey Emin Artist 29 1963 -
Trevor Horn Musician 5 1949 -
Trevor Nunn Director 26 1940 -
Trisha Goddard Entertainer 26 1957 -
Vanessa Redgrave Actress 6 1937 -
Venerable Bede Clergyman 4  
Vera Brittain Writer 4 1893 - 1970
Victoria Beckham Musician 22 1974 -
Vita Sackville-West Novelist 10 1892 - 1962
Vivian Stanshall Musician 4 1943 - 1995
Vivien Leigh Actress 32 1913 - 1967
Vivienne Westwood Designer 26 1941 -
W. H. Auden Poet 62 1907 - 1973
W. L. George Writer 7  
Walter Bagehot Author 39 1826 - 1877
Walter Crane Artist 3 1845 - 1915
Walter de La Mare Poet 3  
Walter Pater Critic 26 1839 - 1894
Walter Raleigh Explorer 2  
Walter Savage Landor Poet 33 1775 - 1864
Warwick Davis Actor 10 1970 -
Wayne Rooney Athlete 4 1985 -
Wendy Cope Poet 3 1945 -
Wentworth Miller Actor 34 1972 -
Wilfred Owen Soldier 22 1893 - 1918
Wilkie Collins Novelist 8 1824 - 1889
Will Adams Explorer 10 1564 - 1620
Will Champion Musician 10 1978 -
William Adams Explorer 2 1564 - 1620
William Ames Philosopher 28  
William Banting Celebrity 13 1796 - 1878
William Beveridge Economist 3 1879 - 1963
William Blackstone Judge 10 1723 - 1780
William Blake Poet 67 1757 - 1827
William Broome Poet 1  
William Camden Historian 3  
William Cartwright Dramatist 4 1611 - 1643
William Cobbett Politician 17 1763 - 1835
William Congreve Poet 30 1670 - 1729
William Cowper Poet 32 1731 - 1800
William Dampier Explorer 7 1908 - 1908
William Davenant Poet 3  
William Emerson Mathematician 1 1701 - 1782
William Ernest Henley Poet 3 1849 - 1903
William Godwin Writer 34 1756 - 1836
William Golding Novelist 9 1911 - 1993
William Gurnall Author 24  
William Harvey Scientist 2 1578 - 1657
William Hazlitt Critic 93 1778 - 1830
William John Wills Scientist 23  
William Kempe Actor 8  
William Kent Architect 4  
William Kingdon Clifford Mathematician 24 1845 - 1879
William Kirby Scientist 18 1759 - 1850
William Laud Clergyman 3 1573 - 1645
William Law Clergyman 20  
William Lilly Celebrity 7 1602 - 1681
William Makepeace Thackeray Novelist 31 1811 - 1863
William Morris Designer 14 1834 - 1896
William Penn Leader 43 1644 - 1718
William Petty Economist 12 1623 - 1687
William Pollard Clergyman 8 1828 - 1893
William Ralph Inge Clergyman 27 1860 - 1954
William Rowley Dramatist 1  
William Shakespeare Dramatist 173 1564 - 1616
William Shenstone Poet 25 1714 - 1763
William Tyndale Clergyman 11  
William Warburton Critic 3 1698 - 1779
William Weaver Author 1 1923 -
William Whewell Philosopher 6 1794 - 1866
William Wilberforce Politician 4 1759 - 1833
William Wordsworth Poet 33 1770 - 1850
William Wycherley Dramatist 19  
Winifred Holtby Novelist 4 1898 - 1935
Winston Churchill Statesman 147 1874 - 1965
Winston Graham Novelist 3 1908 - 2003
Wyndham Lewis Author 11 1882 - 1957

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