Knatchbull

/ˈnætʃbʊl/ (say 'nachbool)

noun
John, 1792?–1844, Australian naval officer and convict, born in England; convicted for murder in 1844 and despite a plea of moral insanity, the first of its kind in a British court, was sentenced to hang.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne — John Ulick Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne, CBE (9 November 1924 – 23 September 2005), professionally known as John Brabourne, was a British peer, television producer and Academy award nominated film producer. Brabourne was a TV producer from… …   Wikipedia

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