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Alfred Lyttelton


Who is Alfred Lyttelton?

Alfred Lyttelton QC was a British politician and sportsman who excelled at both football and cricket. During his time at university he participated in Varsity Matches in five sports: cricket, football, athletics, rackets and real tennis, displaying an ability that made him arguably the pre-eminent sportsman of his generation; his only rival in terms of versatility was Oxford's Cuthbert Ottaway. He was, among numerous other achievements, the first man to represent England at both football and cricket. Lyttelton was also a successful politician and served as Secretary of State for the Colonies between 1903 and 1905.

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Google previewThe Crawford Papers (1984)

The Journals of David Lindsay, Twenty-seventh Earl of Crawford and Tenth Earl of Balcarres (1871-1940), During the Years 1892 to 1940 by David Lindsay Earl of Crawford

Bonar Law is out of parliament, Walter Long is not of the necessary calibre, Wyndham is distrusted by the Irish Unionists, Harry Chaplin is a hundred and one , Alfred Lyttelton is a good fellow, but generally wrong! The rest are mostly lawyers ...

Google previewThe Sketch (1895)

A Journal of Art and Actuality

Alfred Lyttelton IS a recruit to the Unionist cause who is likely to be riluable. It makes the Home Rulers mad to know that Mr. Glads'one's favourite nephew is a convert to the Opposition. But, what with Mr. O'Brien' renewed caperings ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Football (2002)

by Richard William Cox, Dave Russell, Wray Vamplew

were amateurs, namely Alfred Lyttelton, Leslie Gay, Reginald Foster and C. B. Fry, an inescapahle figure in this period. As an Oxford undergraduate, Fry equalled Charles Reher's world long ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography: Errata (1904)

by Sir Leslie Stephen

Cambridge, read was wsrden of Selwyn College, Cembri e, and afterwards suffregan bishop of Southampton, dying in 1908, after Haileybnry insert while the youngest son, Alfred Lyttelton, K.C., become Secretary of State for the Colonies in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Education (1921)

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide on All Matters Connected with Education, Including Educational Principles and Practice, Various Types of Teaching Institutions, and Educational Systems Throughout the World by Foster Watson

The roll includes, among other distinguished names, those of George Grote, Lord Playfair , Lord Frederick Cavendish, Lord Reay, Alfred Lyttelton, and Professor Stuart.

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