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Sir Edward Guildford, MP MP (c.1477 - 1534)

Family and Education b. by 1479, xst s. of Sir Richard Guildford of Cranbrook and Rolvenden by 1st w. Anne, da. and h. of John Pimpe of Kent; half-bro. of Sir Henry Guildford. m. (1) by 1496, Eleanor, ...

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George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld (1919 - d.)

Arthur George Weidenfeld, Baron Weidenfeld, GBE (born 13 September 1919)[1] is a British publisher, philanthropist, and newspaper columnist.

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Sir Giles Capell, of Rayne Hall MP (b. - 1556)

Sir Giles Capell Born: Romford, Essex, England Acceded: 1520, Raineshall, Essex, England Died: 29 May 1556 Father: William CAPELL (Sir Mayor of London MP) Mother: Margaret ARUNDELL fami...

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Sir Thomas Blount, Sheriff of Shropshire MP (1455 - 1524)

Sir Thomas BLOUNT of Kinlet Anne CROFT Husband: Thomas BLOUNT Birth: 1456, of Kinlet, Shropshire, England Death: 1524 Father: Humphrey BLOUNT of Kinlet Mother: Elizabeth (WINNINGTON) DELVES...

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Sir Ralph Harry Carr-Ellison, KCVO (1925 - 2014)

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John Latimer, Sir (c.1385 - 1460)

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Nicholas de Verdun, Knight (c.1169 - 1231)

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Sir John Hody, Kt. MP (c.1448 - 1510)

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Sir Nicholas Latimer (c.1432 - 1505)

Nicholas Latimer1 M, b. circa 1427 Father John Latimer1 b. c 1390, d. 11 Jan 1460 Mother Catherine Pipard1 b. c 1405 Nicholas Latimer was born circa 1427 at of Duntish, Dorsetshire, England.1 H...

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Sir John Wiseman, Kt., of Great Thornham MP (1458 - 1541)

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Sir William Bowes, Kt., MP MP (1656 - 1707)

Family and Education bap. 6 Jan. 1657, 4th but 1st surv. s. of Thomas Bowes of Streatlam Castle by Anne, da. and coh. of Anthony Maxton, BD, preb. of Durham. educ. Trinity Coll. Camb. 1672, G. Inn 1675...

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Sir George Bowes, Kt. MP (1701 - 1760)

Gibside Chapel was built as a mausoleum for George Bowes in 1760's. George Bowes was a coal magnate who moved to Gibside from Streatlam in 1727. A number of important buildings on the estate, which is ...

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William Henry Davison, 1st Baron Broughshane, KBE (1872 - 1953)

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Sir Edward de Aston (1496 - c.1568)

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Joan Aston (c.1475 - 1505)

'Joan Lyttleton1,2,3 'F, d. after 1526 Father Sir William Littleton2,3 b. 1452, d. Dec 1507 Mother Elene (Ellen) Walshe2,3 ' Joan Lyttleton married Sir John Aston, Sheriff of Staffordshire, Lei...

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Thomas Westcote Littleton MP (c.1421 - 1481)

The Littleton family had its origins in South Lyttleton, near Evesham, Worcestershire. With the marriage of the heiress Elizabeth Littleton to Thomas Westcote, esquire, two of Elizabeth's sons, Sir T...

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Rt Rev Percy Mark Herbert, KCVO, Bishop of Norwich (1885 - 1968)

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Sir Alec Clegg MP (1909 - 1986)

Sir Alexander Bradshaw Clegg, also known as Alec Clegg (June 13, 1909, in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England - January 20, 1986 in Yorkshire, England) became the innovative Chief Education Officer of the ...

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Sir John de Gras, lord of Studley MP (c.1284 - 1334)

(Sir) John de GRAS, Lord of Studley, Knight, father of Isabel. notes From • Background Information. 734 John le Gras, the son of John le Gras and Isabella le Aleman, married Paulina, said ...

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Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough MP (1923 - 2014)

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough ( /ˈætənbərə/), CBE (born 29 August 1923) is an English actor, film director and producer and entrepreneur. He is th...

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Simon de Montagu, 1st Baron Montagu (c.1250 - 1316)

Links ________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ Born: After 1250, Shepto...

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Sir Henry Threlkeld (1399 - 1446)

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John V Maltravers, Knight (1238 - 1297)

Maltravers is an alternate spelling of Mautravers. Sir John Maltravers, Knight, was seneschal of the king's household in 1274 Sir John was going to Ireland in July 1280. He was also summoned for mi...

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Sydney Charles Buxton, 1st Earl Buxton, GCMG (1853 - 1934)

Sydney Charles Buxton, 1st Earl Buxton GCMG, PC (25 October 1853 – 15 October 1934) was a British Liberal politician of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Background and education ...

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John de Marmion, Baron MP (1266 - 1322)

John was summoned to Parliament from 23 September 1313 to 2 May 1322. bt writs directed johanni marmyon or de Marnioun, whereby he is held to have become Lord marmion. John married isabel wid of ralp...

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Sir William de Marmion, Knight (c.1230 - 1322)

Sir William Marmion Knight,son of Robert marmion of Tanfield married Lorette.Lora de Dover,de Chilham,daughter of Richard Fitz Roy also known as Richard de Warenne and Richard de Chilham. Children: ...

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Sir William Gardiner MP (1450 - 1506)

'Sir William Gardner (c. 1450 - c. 1495) was a mercenary, warrior and knight during the Medieval Era who was noted for killing King Richard III of England on 22 August 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Fi...

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Sir Helenus Padraic Seosamh Milmo (1908 - 1988)

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Thomas de Paulett MP (c.1377 - 1407)

II. HINTON LINE Thomas PAULET Born: ABT 1377, Halberton, Somerset, England Died: 1407 Father: John PAULET Mother: Elizabeth CREEDY Married: Margaret BURTON (BOULTON) BEF 1404, Hinton, St Jo...

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Sir John Credy (c.1325 - c.1385)

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Sir Neil Gowanloch Westbrook, CBE (c.1917 - 2014)

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William Fraser, 1st Baron Strathalmond, CBE (1888 - 1970)

Chairman of British Petroleum.

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Sir William McLintock, 1st Baronet, GBE, CVO (1873 - 1947)

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Osbert Cecil Molyneux, 6th Earl of Selfton, GCVO (1871 - 1930)

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Field Marshal Henry Maitland Wilson, 1st Baron Wilson, GCB, GBE, DSO (1881 - 1964)

Henry Wilson (1881-1964) Henry Wilson (1881-1964), British army officer and a leading Allied commander in World War II (1939-1945). Henry Maitland Wilson was born at Stowlangtoft Hall in Suffolk and ed...

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Sir Alfred Theodore Hennessy, KBE (deceased)

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Sir Walter Oliphant, Knight (c.1185 - 1242)

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Thomas Roberts, I MP (c.1494 - 1562)

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General Sir Richard Edward Worsley, GCB, OBE (1923 - 2013)

General Sir Richard Edward Worsley GCB OBE (29 May 1923 - 23 February 2013) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1980s. Military career[edit source] Educated at Radley Colle...

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Sir William Smith (deceased)

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Sir Edwin Lutyens, OM, KCIE MP (1869 - 1944)

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM, KCIE, PRA, FRIBA From Wikipedia (pron.: /ˈlʌtjənz/; LUT-yənz; 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was a British architect who is known...

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John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, GBE (1884 - 1964)

John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, GBE, MC (8 February 1884–17 May 1964) was a London born English aviation pioneer and Conservative politician. He learned to f...

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Cdr Sir Clive Loehnis, KCMG, RN (deceased)

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Salman Rushdie MP

He is a British-Indian novelist and essayist. He achieved notability with his second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subc...

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Sir Richard Bold, of Bold MP (c.1490 - 1528)

'Sir Richard Bold1 'M, #34166, b. circa 1490, d. 1532 Father Sir Henry Bold d. 1496 Mother Dulcia Savage ' Sir Richard Bold was born circa 1490 at of Bold, Lancashire, England. He married Marga...

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Sir Christopher Pickering, of Ellerton (c.1490 - 1516)

Sir Christopher Pickering M, b. circa 1490, d. 7 September 1516 Father James Pickering b. 15 Mar 1454, d. 1519 Mother Anne Moresby b. c 1458 Sir Christopher Pickering was born circa 1490 at of ...

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

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Sir John Keith (1294 - 1324)

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Thomas Scott, MP MP (c.1536 - 1594)

Sir Thomas Scott (1535 – 30 December 1594), of Scot's Hall in Kent, was an English Member of Parliament (MP). He was the eldest son of Sir Reginald Scott, a member of one of the leading fami...

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Sir William Martyn, Lord Mayor of London MP (1465 - 1503)

William Martyn Sir William Martyn of Athelhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset (c. 1446 – 14 January 1503). Sir William Martyn, Lord Mayor of London in 1492, built the current Great Hall of Athe...

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Sir Francis Bryan I "The Vicar of Hell", Lord Chief Justice of Ireland MP (1490 - 1550)

• Knight Banneret • Motto: Je Tiens Grace (I hope for Salvation) • Captain, Margaret Bonaventure • Cupbearer • Cipherer • Gentleman of the Privy Chamber ...

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Sir Thomas Bryan, II, Kt. MP (1464 - 1517)

) Sir Thomas Bryan II was knighted by Henry VII in 1497, and he died in 1517 --------------- Thomas Bryan (courtier) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Bryan was an English courtier...

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The Right Honourable Sir Stafford Cripps FRS (1889 - 1952)

Sir Richard Stafford Cripps (24 April 1889 – 21 April 1952) was a British Labour politician of the first half of the 20th century. During World War II he served in a number of positions in the...

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Sir Thomas Hislop, 1st Baronet, GCB (1764 - 1843)

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John Dickson-Poynder, 1st & last Baron Islington (1866 - 1936)

Wikipedia contributors. " John Dickson-Poynder, 1st Baron Islington ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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General Sir Collingwood Dickson VC GCB (1817 - 1904)

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Most Rev & Rt Hon Cyril Foster Garbett, GCVO, PC (1875 - 1955)

Dr Garbett was an Anglican bishop. He was the Archbishop of York from 1942 to 1955. Cyril Forster Garbett GCVO PC (6 February 1875 – 31 December 1955) was an Anglican bishop. He was the Arch...

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Sir Cyril Arthur Pearson, 1st Baronet, GBE (1866 - 1921)

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Arthur Pearson, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Goodman, Judith (Ed): ‘Coal & Calico, Letters & Papers of the Bennett & Leach Families of Merton ...

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Most Rev Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth (1864 - 1945)

William Cosmo Gordon Lang, 1st Baron Lang of Lambeth GCVO PC (known as Cosmo; 31 October 1864 – 5 December 1945) was an Anglican prelate who served as Archbishop of York (1908–1928) and...

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Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (1887 - 1972)

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, GCVO, PC (5 May 1887 – 15 September 1972) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1945 to 1961. Background Fisher was brought up in an Angli...

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Sir Nicholas Trant (deceased)

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Sir William Garnham Luard, KCB (1820 - 1910)

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Sir John Savage II, of Clifton MP (c.1370 - 1450)

• Background Information. 718 Sir John Savage, of Clifton, Knight, was knighted at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. He married Maude, daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Swynnerton, Knight of Bar...

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Thomas Baronet Roberts, Sr. MP (1559 - 1627)

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Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB, OM, GCVO SGM (1859 - 1935)

Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB, OM, GCVO SGM (5 December 1859 – 20 November 1935) was a British Royal Navy admiral who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Ba...

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Sir Alexander Radclyffe (1608 - d.)

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Sir William Harrington, of Hornby MP (c.1373 - 1440)

ID: I18490 Name: William HARINGTON Given Name: William Surname: HARINGTON Prefix: Sir Sex: M Birth: 1373 in Hornby, Lancashire, England Death: 22 Feb 1439 in Hornby Castle, Lancashire, En...

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Sir Alexander Radcvlyffe, of Ordshall (deceased)

High Sheriff of Lancashire (1547)

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Sir Edmund Trafford MP (deceased)

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Sir William Radclyffe, Knt, of Ordshall (deceased)

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Sir John Radclyffe, Knt, of Ordshall (deceased)

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Sir Alexander Radclyffe (c.1573 - 1599)

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Sir John Radclyffe (1581 - 1627)

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Admiral of the Fleet Richard James Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam, GCB, KCMG MP (1832 - 1907)

\ Admiral of the Fleet Richard James Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam, GCB, KCMG (3 October 1832 – 4 August 1907), styled Lord Gillford until 1879, was a British Royal Navy officer and peer....

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Paul Sanford Methuen, 3rd Baron Methuen, GCB, GCMG, GCVO (1845 - 1932)

He served Gold Coast 1873, Ashanti War 1874; Assistant Military Secretary to Commander-in-Chief of Ireland 1877; Lt Col Scots Guards 1876-81; Military Attaché, Berlin 1877-80; Quartermaster Gene...

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Charles Alfred Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor, KCVO (1852 - 1941)

Charles Alfred Cripps, 1st Baron Parmoor KCVO, PC, QC (3 October 1852 – 30 June 1941) was a British politician who crossed the floor from the Conservative to the Labour Party and was a strong ...

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Luke White, 3rd Baron Annaly, GCVO (1857 - 1922)

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Luke White, 2nd Baron Annaly KP (1829 - 1888)

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Sir Cecil Robert Havers (1889 - 1977)

Sir Cecil Robert Havers , KC (1889[1] - 1977) was an English barrister and judge. Cecil Havers was the trial judge who presided over the conviction of Ruth Ellis for murder in 1955. Ellis was the las...

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Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto (1782 - 1859)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto GCB, PC (16 November 1782 – 31 July 1859), styled as Viscount Melgund between 1813 and 1814, was a British ...

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William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto, KT (1814 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto (19 March 1814 – 17 March 1891), was a British Whig politician. He was the eldest son of the second ea...

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Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (1845 - 1914)

Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto KG GCSI GCMG GCIE PC (9 July 1845 – 1 March 1914) was a British nobleman and politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the e...

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Sir William Lovelace, of Woolrich MP (1583 - 1627)

Sir William LOVELACE- stockholder in the Virginia Company Mother: Elizabeth AUCHER Birth: 2 Feb 1584 Woolrich, Kent County, London, England Death: 12 Aug 1627 At The Seige Of Groll, Hollande ...

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Sir Alexander Duff (1777 - 1853)

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General Sir Robert Brownrigg, 1st Baronet GCB (1759 - 1833)

Wikipedia contributors. " Robert Brownrigg ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire . Londo...

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Sir John Port, KB, MP (c.1513 - 1557)

Family and Education b. by 1514, s. of Sir John Porte of Etwall by Joan, da. of John Fitzherbert. educ. Brasenose, Oxf. adm. c.1524; I. Temple, adm. 3 Feb. 1528. m. (1) by 1538, Elizabeth, da. of (Sir)...

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Sir Thomas Giffard of Caverswall & Chillington MP (c.1490 - 1560)

Sir Thomas Giffard (c.1491-27 May 1560) was a Tudor courtier, Staffordshire landowner and Member of the English Parliament. Family and Education from GIFFARD, Thomas (by 1491-1560), of Caverswall...

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Sir James Douglas, 1st Lord of Dalkeith MP (1370 - 1440)

Sir James Douglas, 1st Lord of Dalkeith b: Bet. 1370?1373 in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland died before 22 May 1441 James Douglas, 1st Baron Dalkeith (born ca. 1356 and died before 22 May 144...

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Alec Douglas-Home, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1903 - 1995)

Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel,[1] KT, PC (2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995), known as The Earl of Home from 1951 to 1963 and as Sir Alec Douglas-Home from 1963 to 1974, ...

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Sir David Attenborough MP

Attenborough's contribution to broadcasting and wildlife film-making has brought him international recognition. He has been called "the great communicator, the peerless educator" and "the greatest broa...

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Field Marshal Sir John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP GCB OM GCVO KCMG PC (1852 - 1925)

Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as The Viscount French between 1916 and 1922, was an An...

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Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell MP (1857 - 1941)

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (pronounced /ˈbeɪdən ˈpoʊ.əl/) OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), als...

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David Cholmondeley, 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley MP

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Hugh Cholmondeley, 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley MP (1919 - 1990)

"George Hugh Cholmondeley, 6th Marquess of Cholmondeley, GCVO, MC (/ˈtʃʌmli/; 1919 – 1990), styled Earl of Rocksavage from 1923 until 1968, was a British peer and Lord Great...

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Richard Shelley, [Knight of Rhodes] (c.1501 - d.)

ConstituencyDatesGATTON1547Family and Education b. 1513/14, 3rd s. of (Sir) William Shelley of Michelgrove, Suss. by Alice, da. and event. coh. of Henry Belknap of Knell, Beckley, Suss. unm. Kntd. May ...

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Sir Ralph de Sudeley, Sr. (Knt.) (c.1162 - c.1221)

1139 During the reign of King Stephen the Sudeley manor house was fortified. John revolted against the King and joined Matilda in her attempt to gain the English crown. Stephen seized Sudeley and mad...

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John (Knt.) John Gates (c.1325 - d.)

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Admiral Sir John Balchen (1670 - 1744)

Admiral Sir John Balchen (2 February 1670 – 4 October 1744) (sometimes written as Sir John Balchin) was an officer of the British Royal Navy with a long and distinguished career during the lat...

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General Sir Archibald Hunter GCB GCVO DSO (1856 - 1936)

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