Ravenscroft is a surname, and may refer to

* Edward Ravenscroft, an English dramatist
* Edward James Ravenscroft (1816-1890), author of "Pinetum Britannicum"
* George Ravenscroft (1632-1683), developer of lead crystal glass in England
* John Ravenscroft
* Raphael Ravenscroft, a saxophonist
* Steve Ravenscroft, a rugby player
* Thomas Ravenscroft, an English composer, died 1635
* Trevor Ravenscroft, an author
* Thurl Ravenscroft, an American voice actor and singer

ee also

* Ravenscroft Psalter
* Ravenscroft School
* Ede and Ravenscroft


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  • Ravenscroft — ist der Name folgender Personen: Ian Ravenscroft, australischer Philosoph John Ravenscroft (1650–1708), englischer Komponist und Violinist Raphael Ravenscroft, englischer Saxophonist Thomas Ravenscroft (1593–1635), englischer Komponist John Peel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ravenscroft — This interesting surname, of English origin with variant spellings Ravenscroft, Ravenscroftt, and Ravenscraft, is a locational name from Ravenscroft in Cheshire, deriving from the genitive case of the Olde English pre 7th Century byname Hroefn… …   Surnames reference

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  • Ravenscroft School — For the preparatory school in Somerset, England, see Ravenscroft School (Somerset) . Infobox School name = Ravenscroft School caption = location = Raleigh, North Carolina founded = 1862 type = Private religion = Non sectarian grades = K 12… …   Wikipedia

  • Ravenscroft, George — ▪ English glassmaker born 1618 died 1681       English glassmaker, developer of flint glass, a heavy, blown type (shaped by blowing when in a plastic state) characterized by both brilliance and dark shadow.       Ravenscroft was commissioned by… …   Universalium

  • Ravenscroft, Thomas — ▪ English composer born c. 1582?, Sussex?, Eng. died c. 1633, London?       composer remembered for his social songs and his collection of psalm settings.       He took his bachelor of music degree at the University of Cambridge, possibly in 1605 …   Universalium

  • RAVENSCROFT, THOMAS —    musical composer, born in London; was a chorister in St. Paul s Cathedral; composed many part songs, etc., but is chiefly remembered for his Book of Psalmes, which he edited and partly composed; some of the oldest and best known Psalms (e. g.… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • George Ravenscroft — (1632 7 June 1683) was an English businessman in the import/export and glass making trades. He is primarily known for his work in developing clear lead crystal glass (also known as flint glass) in England.Personal lifeLittle is known about… …   Wikipedia

  • Thurl Ravenscroft — Infobox actor bgcolour = silver name = Thurl Ravenscroft caption= Ravenscroft s 1970 gospel album Great Hymns in Story and Song imagesize = birthdate = birth date|1914|2|6|mf=y location = Norfolk, Nebraska, U.S. height = deathdate = death date… …   Wikipedia

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