Wall, Richard

Wall, Richard,

1694–1778, Spanish statesman. Born in France of Irish parents, Wall entered the Spanish military service as a young man and later held important diplomatic posts. He helped negotiate the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748) ending the War of the Austrian Succession, and he cemented friendly Anglo-Spanish relations as ambassador in London (1748–52). In Madrid, he served (1752–64) as minister of state under Ferdinand VI and Charles III.
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Shelley McGhie, Ian Greaves, Debbie Walsh, Colin Bell; Steve Sharratt, Peter McHugh, Chris Clifford; Lisa Barge, Sian Chapman, Stuart James, Matthew Porter; Andrew Salthouse, Nick Carter, Ian Forrest, David Waller; Simon Eccleston with Peter Wall, Richard Hyde; Mike Cole, Robert Wilcox, Gil Murray
Scholars contributing opinions on this issue include Lukas Erne, David Scott Kastan, Jeffrey Knapp, Wendy Wall, Richard Wilson, Heather James, Leah S.
Famous faces who have appeared in the soap include Joanne Whalley, Max Wall, Richard Wilson, Ian Botham, Martin Offiah and Marti Pellow (above left, with Sheree Murphy).
Basil Croucher, Colin Cooper, George Cave, Pamela Hickman, Sheila Martin, Raymond Tedds, Nina Nash, Sue Hart, Rachel Gibbs, Marilyn Huffer, Sheila Sefton, Theresa Wall, Richard Stubbs, Roger Neale, Terry Pallett, Keith Schreiber, Julia Lomas, Peter Rowley, Wendy Wilkins, Jillian Higgs, Wendy Gibson, Carol Gallemore, Geraldine Oliver, Cynthia Ball, Maureen Greenfield and Ronald Pickard.
lr (br) Barry Wall, Richard Swan, Steve Gee, Ian Denning, Beu Cambridge, Ian Spears, Stuart Startup and Jeff Ball.
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Last weekend, fishing from the harbour wall, Richard Elsby of Biddenham set a season's record when he landed a superb 12lb 8oz brown trout, then returned it safely to the water to grow even bigger.