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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.
- born on (158 years ago) in Westminster, child of Sir Charles Tennant, 1st Baronet
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Politician
- Marriage with Octavia Tennant
- died on (102 years ago) in London
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The 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 ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sport (1898)
by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
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 ...
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 ...
The Encyclopaedia britannica (1922)
the new volumes, constituting, in combination with the twenty-nine volumes of the eleventh edition, the twelfth edition of that work, and also supplying a new, distinctive, and independent library of reference dealing with events and developments of the period 1910 to 1921 inclusive. The first-third of the new volumes by Hugh Chisholm
Alfred Lyttelton of hostels and flats for the use of refugees fjassing through London. Mrs. Henn Collins and Mrs. A. S. Webbe ooked after undesirables and ...
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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