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Lt. Col. Cadwallader Jones MP (c.1652 - c.1699)

Lt. Col. Cadwallader Jones was born about 1652 in Essex County, Virginia and died 1699 in Stafford County, Virginia. He was an Indian trader, an explorer of the western regions of VA and Governor of Ba...

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George Cumine Strahan MP (1837 - 1887)

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George Basil Haddon-Smith (1861 - 1931)

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Sir Bede Edmund Hugh Clifford (1890 - 1969)

Sir Bede Edmund Hugh Clifford (1890 – 1969) was a New Zealand diplomat and colonial administrator. His parents were William Hugh Clifford, 10th Baron Clifford of Chudleigh and Catherine Ma...

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Bernardo de Gálvez, vizconde de Galvestón y conde de Gálvez MP (1746 - 1786)

Galvez served under Charles III and improved upon Unzaga's policies. He worked to increase commerce and trade. When Spain declared war against England, he supplied Americans with arms and captured al...

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Vice-Admiral Sir George Carteret, MP, 1st Baronet of Metesches (c.1610 - 1680)

Family and Education b. ?6 May 1610, 1st s. of Élie de Carteret of Metesches, Jersey by Elizabeth, da. of Hugh Dumaresq of Sark. m. 6 May 1640, his cos. Elizabeth (d.1697), da. of Sir Philippe d...

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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury MP (1621 - 1683)

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC (22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683), known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from 1621 to 1631, as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from 1631 to 166...

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William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven (1608 - 1697)

William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven, PC (June 1608 – 9 April 1697) was an English nobleman and soldier. His father William Craven was born in a poor family in Appletreewick in North Yorkshire but...

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Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle (1653 - 1688)

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, KG, PC (14 August 1653 – 6 October 1688) was an English statesman and failed soldier. He was the son of George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle. Monck e...

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Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur (1905 - 1973)

Sir (Oswald) Raynor Arthur (16 December 1905 - 4 December 1973) was a British colonial administrator. Arthur was the son of Sigismund Arthur, himself a grandson of Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, and...

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Thomas Daniel Knox, 6th Earl of Ranfurly (1913 - 1988)

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Edward VIII, King of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India MP (1894 - 1972)

Royal house House of Wettin Titles and styles Royal styles of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom Reference style: His Majesty Spoken style: Your Majesty Alternative style: Sir 23 Ju...

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Edward "Blackbeard" Teach MP (1680 - 1718)

Edward Teach (c. 1680 – 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was a notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies during th...

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Royal Governor John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore MP (1732 - 1809)

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809) was a British peer and colonial governor. He was the son of William Murray, 3rd Earl of Dunmore, and his wife Catherine (née M...

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