Railway King

Railway King, name given by Sydney Smith to George Hudson (q.v.), the great railway speculator, who is said to have one day in the course of his speculations realised as much in scrip as £100,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Raikes, Robert * Rainy, Robert
Raff, Joachim
Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford
Rafn, Karl Christian
Ragged Schools
Raglan, Fitzroy Somerset, Lord
Ragman Roll
Ragnarök
Ragusa
Rahel
Raikes, Robert
Railway King
Rainy, Robert
Rajah
Rajmahal
Rajon, Paul Adolphe
Rajput
Rajputana
Rakoczy March
Rakshasas
Raleigh, Sir Walter
Ralston, William Shedden