PG Wodehouse offers not only Jeeves and Wooster, but a whole cast of other great names.
The latter applied to Sir Philip Wodehouse at the Cape for protection, but he declined to interfere.
And now the proclamation of Pretorius was followed by protests on the part of the British high commissioner, Sir Philip Wodehouse, as well as on the part of the consul-general for Portugal in South Africa.
Attempts at accommodation made by the governor of Cape Colony (Sir Philip Wodehouse) failed, and war between the Free State and Moshesh was renewed in 1865.
Moshesh now turned in earnest to Sir Philip Wodehouse for preservation.
SAMUEL PRIDEAU X TREGELLES (1813-1875), English theologian, was born at Wodehouse Place, near Falmouth, on the 30th of January 1813.
Wodehouse headed off a part of this force from the river at Argin, and, after a sharp action, completely defeated it, killing 900, among whom were many important amirs, and taking 50o prisoners and 12 banners, with very small loss to his own troops.
John Wodehouse, 1st earl of Kimberley >>