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Born on the 4th of July

Famous Americans who share their birthdays with the United States of America by Tasha Vincent   Related Links Calendar and Holidays US History & Government…

Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th earl of

(Encyclopedia) Roscommon, Wentworth Dillon, 4th earl of rŏskŏm´ən [key], 1633?–1685, English poet and scholar, b. Ireland. He was one of the first to praise Milton's…

Grey, Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl

(Encyclopedia) Grey, Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl, 1851–1917, English statesman, nephew of the 3d Earl Grey. In 1880 he entered the House of Commons as a Liberal, but he…

Northumberland, Henry Percy, 4th earl of

(Encyclopedia) Northumberland, Henry Percy, 4th earl of, 1446–89, English nobleman. When his father, the 3d earl, was killed fighting in the Lancastrian army at Towton (1461…

Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of

(Encyclopedia) Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of, 1607–67, English nobleman; son of the 3d earl. At first an opponent of the court party in the events leading up to…

Stuart, John, 4th earl of Atholl

(Encyclopedia) Stuart or Stewart, John, 4th earl of Atholl ăth´əl [key], d. 1579, Scottish nobleman. He succeeded his father to the earldom in 1542. A supporter of…