Elizabeth Hone

28 October 1845–
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hone was christened on 28 October 1845, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hone, was 29 and her mother, Mary Gregory, was 29.

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William Hone
Mary Gregory
George Hone
John Hone
Sarah Hone
Elizabeth Hone
William Hone
Thomas Hone
William Hone

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1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary stone or a prominent outcrop of rock, from Middle English hōn ‘stone’, ‘rock’. This is the same word as modern English hone ‘whetstone’, and the surname may also be a metonymic occupational name for someone who used a whetstone to sharpen swords, daggers, and knives.2 Dutch and North German (Höne): from the Germanic personal name Huno, a short form of the various compound names with the first element hūn. Compare, for example, Humphrey . The exact meaning of this element is disputed, but it may be cognate with Old Norse húnn ‘bear cub’.

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