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Sir Henry Segrave.

Cyril Posthumus

Sir Henry Segrave.

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

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  • Segrave, Henry, -- Sir.

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    Pagination227p.,ill.,23cm
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15483494M


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Sir Henry Segrave, (born Sept. 22,Baltimore, Md., U.S.—died JLake Windermere, Westmorland, Eng.), American-born English automobile and motorboat racer who set three world land speed records.

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Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave (22 September – 13 June ) was famous for setting three land speed records and the water speed record. He was the first person to hold both the land and water speed records simultaneously.

Henry Segrave was born into Nicholas 1st Baron Segrave de Segrave and Maud Matilda Segrave. Henry had 5 siblings: Eleanor la Zouche, John 2nd Baron Segrave Plessis, Peter Segrave, Nicholas Nicholas II Segrave and Simon Segrave.

Segrave, Henry O'Neal de Hane, Sir, -- User lists with this item (1) The Lure of Speed (10 items). With his racing goggles and determined expression, Sir Henry Segrave epitomised a derring-do British hero from another age. But although he was the first racing driver to break the mph barrier.

John Segrave, 2nd Baron Segrave (–) was an English commander in the First War of Scottish Independence. Segrave commanded the English in Battle of Roslin, and the Battle of also was involved with the execution of William Wallace, and was the one who carried his quarters to their destinations in died a wealthy man.

We look at the life of Sir Henry Segrave, three times Land Speed Record holder and Water Speed Record holder, born 22nd September and the first person to exceed mph in a car.

About this Item: B.T. Batsford, Biography of the early motor racing pioneer Sir Henry Segrave. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges. Good condition. Seller Inventory #   This is named after Sir Henry Segrave who, inraised the land-speed record to mph in his 33hp litre Sunbeam Ladybird, on Southport’s Birkdale Sands.

At the turn of the 20th century, Southport was a leading venue for motor-racing/5(). Sir Henry Segrave – from the frontispiece of his book “The Lure of Speed” In the first part of the 20th century the Sunbeam marque was one of the most famous in the world.

This was due not only to the fine quality of the cars which the company offered for sale but also to Sunbeam’s exploits in the field of Sir Henry Segrave. book racing and the world. [For a more complete description of Segrave's life see the book, Sir Henry Segrave by Cyril Posthumus published in London by B.T.

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Segrave, Sir Henry (–) (religion, spiritualism, and occult) H enry Segrave was born in in Baltimore, Maryland; his father was Irish and his mother was American.

He is career in motor racing started immediately after World War I, and he had many successes over the years. Segrave's glory was short-lived, however, as he lost the record just six weeks later, relinquishing it to Welshman J.G.

Parry-Thomas who topped it by 17mph - but within the year, the indomitable Segrave had outdone both Parry-Thomas and Sir Malcolm Campbell by becoming the first person to break through the mph barrier in his 1, horsepower Sunbeam 'Mystery.'.

A rare original vintage circa s autograph book page with affixed cut signatures (probably from letters), clearly signed in ink by both legendary speed pioneers Sir Henry Segrave d and Captain George Eyston d This 3-Litre Super Sports was first owned by Sir Henry Segrave.

As well as an accomplished racing driver, Segrave was an early pioneer in speed record attempts both on land and on the water, setting three land records and one water record. Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave (22 September – 13 June ) was famous for setting three land speed records and the water speed record.

He was the first person to hold both the land and water speed records simultaneously. He was the first person to travel at over mph ( km/h) in a land vehicle. Sir Henry Segrave by Cyril Posthumus Illustrated hard cover book in good condition - tatty d/w - published by B T Batsford in - pages - b/w photographs - line drawings - maps.

The book tells the story of the career that made Segrave the outstanding personality of the 20s motoring scene. The Sir Henry Segrave, Southport- JD Wetherspoon: Address, Phone Number, The Sir Henry Segrave, Southport- JD Wetherspoon Reviews: 4/5. Europe ; United Kingdom (UK) there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

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Sir Henry Segrave. Lord Street Southport PR8 1RH. View on Map () Sir Henry O'Neal de Hane Segrave and Gar Wood were standing in front of the latter's winter home on Indian River, Florida. After the War Segrave had told the world that he would build a race car and drive it over the sands of Daytona Beach, Florida, at over two hundred miles an hour.

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No need to register, buy now. SEGRAVE. THOMAS. Domesday Book- National Archives "When the Domesday Book was written in Thomas de Segrave was found to be part owner of Segrave in Leicestershire and an annual fine of 14 shillings was imposed on his lands by William the Conqueror, which fine, according to the Rolls in Chancery, was bought out in by his descendent, Sir Stephen de.

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The Sir Henry Segrave is a Wetherspoon pub in Southport, Merseyside. Our pub offers a range of real ales, craft beers and freshly ground Lavazza coffee.

Breakfast is served until noon, with our full food menu available until on: Lord Street Southport Merseyside PR8 1RH. Nicholas de Segrave, 1st Baron Segrave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Nicholas de Segrave (or Seagrave), 1st Baron Segrave (c. - ) was an English baronial leader. Nicholas was grandson of Stephen de Segrave.[2] Segrave was one of the most prominent baronial leaders during the reign of King Henry III.

Pictured left, Major Sir Henry Segrave receives a diplioma from the Founder of the 'Auto mobile Club de France' in Paris in October Handing over the diploma is Baron Zuylen De Nyevelt De Haar, who was also celebrating 25 years as president of the club.

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Sir Henry Segrave by Cyril Posthumus Illustrated hard cover book in good condition - tatty d/w - published by B T Batsford in - pages - b/w photogra. Sir Gilbert de Segrave, succeeded his father Stephen inmarried Annabele de Chaucombe. In he was appointed Governor of Kenilworth Castle and became judge for the City of London in He fell ill and died in prison in after he accompanied Henry III to Gascony and was seized by the French at Pons in Poitou.

The duels between the two knights, Sir Malcolm Campbell and Sir Henry Segrave, for the title of fastest man on wheels thrilled the schoolboys of the late twenties. For speed was then the great unknown, much as space is today. Tragically, Segrave lost his life in June trying to improve on the world water speed record.

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Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave was born on 22 September in Baltimore, Maryland, and died on 13 Junehaving crashed during a water speed record attempt on Lake Windermere. His mother was American and his father Irish; he was. A first cheap edition of a hardback written by Sir Henry Segrave and first published in by Hutchinson & dust jacket; eighteen chapters over pages, with 19 half-tone illustrations.

See pictures for condition. Free UK shipping, see details for rest of world. Customs forms on packages mailed outside Europe will bear the full value of each item contained Rating: % positive. Driven by Henry Segrave and designed by John Irving, the Irving-Napier Golden Arrow set a new Land Speed Record at over mph km/h) on 11 March It was Segrave’s last land record.

The Golden Arrow shattered the world record after being tested for only 20 miles.A family by the name of Segrave, trace their descent from Thomas de Segrave recorded in the Domesday Book as jointly holding the manor of Seagrave. Amongst his descendants was Sir Stephen de Segrave, who was chief justiciar of England in the 13th century and in the 20th century Sir Henry Seagrave who several times held the land speed record.The Boy's Life of Sir Henry Segrave.

This is the story of Major Sir Henry Segrave who was the World's Speed Champion on Land & Water. It is well illustrated with 32 black and white plates. In good used condition with a slightly worn illustrated dust wrapper that Seller Rating: % positive.