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Mr Martin Amis, novelist, 48; Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Armitage, former commandant, Royal College of Defence Studies, 67; Mr Tony Armatrading, actor, 36; Miss Pamela Armstrong, television presenter, 46; Mr Jonathan Ashley-Smith, conservationist, 51; Mr Sikander Bakht, cricketer, 40; Mr Conrad Black, chairman, The Telegraph plc, 53; Mr Sean Connery, actor, 67; Mr Ross Davidson, actor, 48; Mr Mel Ferrer, actor and director, 80; Sir Malcolm Field, former chief executive, W.H. Smith Group, 60; Mr Frederick Forsyth, novelist, 59; Mr Andrew Gardner, broadcaster, 65; Professor Peter Gray, former Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 71; Viscount Hardinge, banker, 41; Mr Van Johnson, actor, 80; Mr Karl Korte, composer, 69;Sir Andrew Longmore, High Court judge, 53; Sir Donald Logan, former diplomat, 80; Dr Colin Lucas, Master of Balliol College, and Vice- Chancellor, Oxford University, 57; Lord McGregor of Durris, former chairman, Press Complaints Commission, 76; Mr Brian Moore, novelist, 76; Mr Bryan Mosley, actor, 66; Mr Richard Muir, ambassador to Oman, 55; Miss Margaret Rothwell, ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire, Niger and Burkina, 59; Sir Crispin Tickell, Warden of Green College, Oxford, and Vice-President, Royal Geographical Society, 67; Mrs Nancy Trenaman, former Principal, St Anne's College, Oxford, 78; Mr James Wallace MP, 43; Professor Anne Warner, physiologist, 57.

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