David Urquhart

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Urquhart, David


Born 1805 in Braelangwell, Cromarty, Scotland; died May 16, 1877, in Naples. British political figure and diplomat.

Urquhart served as a diplomat in Turkey from 1831 to 1837. He published a series of journals in the 1830’s dealing with questions of foreign policy and diplomacy. From 1847 to 1852, Urquhart was a Tory member of the House of Commons. He continually attacked Russian foreign policy and accused Lord Palmerston and a number of other British state figures of plotting with Russia. Urquhart was the author of several works on Turkish history.

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The letter, sent last month but only now made public, was signed by Bishop of Birmingham David Urquhart, Bishop of Aston Anne Hollinghurst, Bishop of Dudley Graham Usher, Bishop of Lichfield Jonathan Gledhill , Bishop of Warwick John Stroyan, Bishop of Coventry Christopher Cocksworth and Bishop of Worcester John Inge.
The Right Rev David Urquhart, Coun Mike Leddy, Coun Ian Ward, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Steve Bavington from Chaplaincyplus and Catherine Ogle
The Bishop, the Rt Rev David Urquhart, formerly of Coventry, accused payday lenders of "preying on some of the most vulnerable in society" and called on ministers to take action to reverse an "escalating debt crisis".
The David Urquhart Sky Travel voyages will include a memorial ceremony to remember the dead of the Normandy landings in June 1944.
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David Urquhart, president of Swimming Australia, said his death was a great loss.
Yesterday, joint managing director David Urquhart said: "This is a very special day for us, one we've literally been anticipating for generations.
BULLETIN BOARD: MCKE) , a Nevada corporation (the "Company") has accepted the consent of David Urquhart to act as the President, Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of the Board.
We thank Ian for his hard work and commitment to the company," said Michael and David Urquhart, who have assumed the role of joint managing directors.
And today the driver's bosses, David Urquhart Travel, praised Bruce for leading his passengers to safety with seconds to spare.
He takes over from the Rt Rev David Urquhart, who is the new Bishop of Birmingham.
Both Lord Chan, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and the Right Reverend David Urquhart have shown, time and time again, the qualities for which the honour is designed, and are worthy recipients.