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Margaret Shortland (1748 - 1816)

Margaret lived in a house near the Abbey and was buried on 6 January 1816, aged 68. She was the widow of Captain John Shortland of the Royal Navy and their chirldren were Peggy (who married William Pea...

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John Rutherford (1741 - 1781)

John Rutherford died on 21 June 1781 aged 40 and was removed from his original burial place at Olne in Germany to the north cloister of Westminster Abbey for burial on 11 October 1782. His grave is mar...

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Philip Edward Thomas (1878 - 1917)

Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was an Anglo-Welsh poet, essayist, and novelist. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war exp...

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Wilfred Edward Salta Owen MP (1893 - 1918)

OWEN, WILFRED EDWARD SALTER Rank: Lieutenant Date of Death: 04/11/1918 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment 5th Bn. Awards: M C Grave Reference: A. 3. Cemetery: ORS COMMUNAL CE...

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Mary (Prue) Steele (c.1678 - 1718)

Married Sir Richard Steele in 1707 Mary Steele (November 1678 - December 1718) (née Mary Scurlock) was the second wife of Sir Richard Steele, whom she married in 1707. She was born in Carmarth...

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Georg Friedrich Frederic Händel MP (1685 - 1759)

Messiah "Hallelujah" Water Music The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Finale (Alcina) George Frideric Handel (German: Georg Friedrich Händel) (23 February 1685 – 14 April 1759) w...

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George Grote MP (1794 - 1871)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary George Grote (17 November 1794 – 18 June 1871) was an English political radical and classical historian. He is now best known for his major work, the voluminous ...

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Randolph Egerton, Sr., Major General (c.1611 - 1681)

" Randolph Egerton & family ", Westminster Abbey

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Penelope Egerton (b. - 1670)

" Randolph Egerton & family ", Westminster Abbey She was mentioned in the Wills of her mother, Eleanor Dutton, and her sister, Dorothy Needham. She was also mentioned in the Codicil to the Will of ...

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George Vaughan (1683 - 1685)

" John Vaughan, 3rd Earl of Carbery ", Westminster Abbey

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William Wardour, MP (1686 - 1746)

Family and Education b. 12 July 1686, 1st s. of William Wardour of Whitney Court, clerk of the pells, by Anne Sopia, da. and coh. of Robert Rodd of Foxley, Herefs. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 1704. un...

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Anna Sophia Wardour (c.1665 - 1736)

Anna Sophia Wardour and two of her sons are buried in the centre part of the nave of Westminster Abbey. Their graves are now marked by small lozenge stones, near the grave of David Livingstone. The ful...

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Elizabeth Jones (1688 - 1767)

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Col. Tomkyns Wardour (c.1688 - 1752)

Wardour, Tomkyns, s. William, of St. Giles, London, arm. Queen's Coll., matric. 25 Jan., 1703-4, aged 16; brother of William same date Source: Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714

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Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, Lord Lytton MP (1803 - 1873)

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC From Wikipedia: The Right Honourable Lord Lytton PC Born 25 May 1803(1803-05-25) London Died 18 January 1873(1873-01-18) (age...

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Oliver Lambart, 1st Baron Lambart of County Cavan MP (b. - c.1618)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Oliver Lambart: Oliver Lambart, 1st Lord Lambart, Baron of Cavan [1] M, #176451, d. between 1 June 1618 and 10 June 1618 Last Edited=12 Feb 2011 Oliv...

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James Watt MP (1736 - 1819)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Watt , (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundam...

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Hugh of Northumberland, 3rd Duke of Northumberland MP (1785 - 1847)

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland KG, PC (20 April 1785 – 11 February 1847), styled Earl Percy until 1817, was a British aristocrat and Tory politician who served as Lord Lieutenant of Ir...

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Sarah Kemble Siddons MP (1755 - 1831)

Sarah Siddons nee Kemble (5 July 1755 – 8 June 1831) was a British actress, the best-known tragedienne of the 18th century. She was the elder sister of John Philip Kemble, Charles Kemble, Stephe...

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Edward Bligh, 2nd Earl of Darnley MP (1715 - c.1747)

Wikipedia contributors. " Edward Bligh, 2nd Earl of Darnley ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Hogg, Bruce; Freemasons and the Royal Society ed 2 ; Library and Museum of Freemasonry; January 2012; ...

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Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. James Ussher (deceased)

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Gerard Manley Hopkins MP (1844 - 1889)

Poet. His most famous works include "The wreck of the Deutschland", "God's Grandeur", and "The Windhover". His poems were virtually unknown until they were published.long after his death by the poet Ro...

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Anthony Trollope MP (1815 - 1882)

Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known...

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William Strode, MP (1594 - 1645)

Family and Education bap. 6 Nov. 1594?, 2nd s. of Sir William Strode* (d.1637) and his 1st w. Mary, da. of Thomas Southcote of Shillingford St. George and Bovey Tracey, Devon; bro. of Sir Richard*.1 ed...

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Captain Arthur Phillip, 1st Governor of NSW MP (1738 - 1814)

Admiral Arthur Phillip RN (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was the first Governor of New South Wales , and founder of the settlement which became Sydney. After much experience at sea, includ...

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Katherine Percy MP (c.1546 - 1596)

Katherine Neville, Countess of Northumberland , was born in 1546, Snape Hall, Snape, Yorkshire, England and died on 28 October 1596. She was buried in Saint Paul's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, Westminste...

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Thomas Hardy, OM MP (1840 - 1928)

Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. While his works typically belong to the Naturalism movement, several poems display elements of the previous Rom...

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Sir Bernard Brocas, MP MP (c.1330 - 1395)

Family and Education b.c.1330, 3rd s. and event. h. of Sir John Brocas of Clewer and Windsor, Berks. by his 1st w. Margaret. m. (1) by 1349, Agnes, da. and h. of Mauger Vavasour of Denton, Yorks., 1s. ...

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Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", credite...

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Algernon George Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland MP (1810 - 1899)

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William Whitfield Dakins (1767 - 1850)

" William Whitfield Dakins ", Westminster Abbey

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Captain Hon. Julian Grenfell DSO MP (1888 - 1915)

Between 1910 and 26 May 1915 ‎(Age 21)‎ Served with the 1st ‎(Royal)‎ Dragoons Occupation 17 November 1914 ‎(Age 26)‎ Performed actions with the BEF for whic...

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Ursula "Joan" Vaughan Williams (1911 - 2007)

Joan Ursula Penton Vaughan Williams (née Lock; March 15, 1911 – October 23, 2007) was an English poet and author, and biographer of her second husband, the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams...

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John Conduitt MP (1688 - 1737)

John Conduitt (c. 8 March 1688 – 23 May 1737) was a British Member of Parliament and Master of the Mint. Early life, education and family Conduitt was the son of Leonard and Sarah Conduitt, ...

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Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby MP (1443 - 1509)

"Margaret Beaufort (Br [ˈbɛʊfɨt]), Countess of Richmond and Derby (31 May 1443 or 1441 – 29 June 1509) was the mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of Ki...

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Mary James (1623 - 1677)

Mary Killigrew (1623-1677), later wife of Sir John James, she has been confused in other biographies [1] with Mary Sackville (1645-1679) (formerly Berkeley, née Bagot)--the widowed Countess of F...

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Robert "Roger" Killigrew (1663 - 1707)

" Thomas and Robert Killigrew ", Westminster Abbey

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Cecilia Croftes (b. - 1638)

Cecilia Croftes was the daughter of Sir John Croftes and Mary Shirley.2 She married Thomas Killegrew.1 She died on 1 January 1638.1 Maid of Honour to Queen Henrietta Maria.1 Her married name became...

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Anne Killigrew (1607 - 1641)

" Thomas and Robert Killigrew ", Westminster Abbey

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Dr. James Spottiswoode, Bishop of Glogher (1567 - c.1645)

Doctor James Spottiswoode, 2d son of John, No. VII, was born 1567. He had a regular education at the University of Glasgow, and made great application to his studies. In the year 1589 he was appointed ...

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Charles Kingsley, Revd. (1819 - 1875)

Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a minister of the Church of England, a university professor, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with the West Country a...

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Frances Coningsby (b. - 1781)

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Sir Gilbert Lort, 3rd Baronet (1670 - 1698)

" Sir Gilbert Lort ", Westminster Abbey

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William Makepeace Thackeray, Sr. MP (1811 - 1863)

Wikipedia: William Makepeace Thackeray (pronounced /ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his sa...

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Elizabeth Campbell (1650 - 1714)

" Sir Gilbert Lort ", Westminster Abbey

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Admiral Sir John Jennings (1664 - 1743)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Admiral Sir John Jennings (1664 – 23 December 1743) was an officer in the English Royal Navy, a Lord of the Admiralty and Member of Parliament. Sir John Jennin...

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Sir Hugh Vaughan (b. - 1536)

" Sir Hugh Vaughan ", Westminster Abbey

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Sarah Hare MP (b. - 1692)

" Sarah, Duchess of Somerset ", Westminster Abbey

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William Wordsworth MP (1770 - 1850)

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) was an English poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, launched the Romantic Age in English literature with the joint publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798. In 1802 he m...

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Thomas Wharton, 2nd Baron Wharton (c.1520 - 1572)

Thomas [Wharton], 1st Baron Wharton 1st son of Thomas Wharton, of Wharton and Mateby in Kirkby Stephen, co. Westmorland, by his wife Agnes Warcop, dau. of Reginald Warcop, of Swerdale, co. Westmorl...

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William of Windsor MP (c.1348 - 1348)

" William of Windsor ", Westminster Abbey

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Sir Joseph Wiliamson, PRS, MP MP (1633 - 1701)

Family and Education b. 25 July 1633, 2nd s. of Joseph Williamson, vicar, of Bridekirk, Cumb. and Anne, da. of one Bowman of Brownrigg, Cumb. educ. St. Bees g.s.; Westminster; Queen’s, Oxf. 1650...

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet MP (1771 - 1832)

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the...

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Thomas Young, FRS MP (1773 - 1829)

Thomas Young, FRS (13 June 1773 – 10 May 1829) was an English polymath who made notable contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmo...

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General Lord Henry Hugh Manvers Percy VC KCB (1817 - 1877)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary General Lord Henry Hugh Manvers Percy VC KCB (22 August 1817 – 3 December 1877) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious ...

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Lady Winifred Brydges MP (c.1510 - 1586)

Note: Winifred Bridges is identified in some genealogies as the daughter of John Brydges, 1st baron Chandos and Elizabeth Grey, but the Oxford DNB entries for her husband and her daughter identify Wini...

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Rt Hon Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, KG, PC MP (1916 - 1995)

James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, KG, OBE, FRS, FSS, PC (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour Member of Parliament, Leader of the Labour Party. Twice Prime Minister o...

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Dr Thomas Willis, FRS MP (1621 - 1675)

Wikipedia: Thomas Willis (27 January 1621 – 11 November 1675) was an English doctor who played an important part in the history of anatomy, neurology and psychiatry. He was a founding member o...

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Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams (1708 - 1759)

" HANBURY WILLIAMS, Charles (1708-59) ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970 Wikipedia contributors. " Charles Hanbury Williams ." Wikipedia, The Free Enc...

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Prince William, Duke of Cumberland MP (1721 - 1765)

Died unmarried and without issues Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia: English Deutsch " Duke of Cumberland, William, Duke of Cumberland ", Westminster Abbey

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Blanche de la Tour, Princess of England MP (1342 - 1342)

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Albert Basil Orme Wilberforce (1841 - 1916)

The Ven Albert Basil Orme Wilberforce, DD was an Anglican priest and author in the second half of the 19th century and the first two decades of the 20th. Born in Winchester on Valentine’s da...

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Lord Charles Whitworth, MP MP (1675 - 1725)

Charles Whitworth, 1st Baron Whitworth (14 October 1675 – 23 October 1725)eldest of the six sons of Richard Whitworth of Blowerpipe, and afterwards of Adbaston, Staffordshire, who married, on 15...

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Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS MP (1907 - 1996)

" Frank Whittle ", Westminster Abbey Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer officer. He i...

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Sir Richard Whittington, MP, Lord Mayor of London MP (c.1354 - 1423)

Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423) was a medieval merchant and politician, and the real-life inspiration for the pantomime character Dick Whittington. He was four times Lord Mayor of London, a M...

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Thomas Wentworth,1st Baron Wentworth of Nettlestead MP (1501 - 1551)

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth and de jure 6th Baron le Despencer, PC (1501 – 3 March 1551) was an English peer and courtier during the Tudor dynas...

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Sir John de Welles MP (c.1450 - 1499)

Family Group Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19 John WELLES Born: Abt 1450 Place: Of, Welle, Lincolnshire, England (Alternate birth date: John Welles (Wellys, Willis) 10 July 1446)

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Ralph Vaughan Williams DMus OM MP (1872 - 1958)

Ralph Vaughan Williams From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (pronounced /ˌreɪf ˌvɔːn ˈwɪliəmz/)[1] (12 October 187...

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Vice Admiral Charles Watson (1714 - 1757)

WATSON, CHARLES (1714–1757), rear-admiral, born in 1714, was son of Dr. John Watson, prebendary of Westminster (d. 1724). His maternal grandfather was Alexander Parker [q. v.], whose wife Pruden...

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Vice Admiral Sir Peter Warren (1703 - 1752)

) Sir Peter Warren, KB (10 March 1703 – 29 July 1752) was a British naval officer from Ireland who commanded the naval forces in the attack on the French fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia in...

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Catherine Walpole MP (c.1682 - 1737)

" Catherine, Lady Walpole ", Westminster Abbey

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Margaret Stanley (1540 - 1596)

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Dylan Marlais Thomas MP (1914 - 1953)

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radi...

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Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Richard Chenevix Trench MP (1807 - 1886)

" Richard Chenevix Trench ", Westminster Abbey

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Sir George Villiers of Brokesby (c.1550 - 1606)

Sir George Villiers, of Brokesby (1550 – 4 January 1606) was a minor member of the English gentry, notable as the father of the royal favourite George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham. He was Hi...

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Admiral Sir Charles Wager, RN, MP (1666 - 1743)

Sir Charles Wager (24 February 1666 – 24 May 1743) was a British Admiral and First Lord of the Admiralty between 1733 and 1742. Despite heroic active service and steadfast administration and dip...

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Countess Mary Beaumont MP (c.1569 - 1632)

Wikipedia contributors. " Mary Villiers, Countess of Buckingham ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Villiers family ", Westminster Abbey

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Admiral Edward "Old Grog" Vernon (1684 - 1757)

Commander-in-ChIef of the West Indies Fleet, Port Royal, Admiral of the White Squadron of the British Fleet. Edward Vernon was born in Westminster on 12 November 1684, son of James Vernon (d.1727) an...

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Henrietta de Vere (1682 - 1730)

" Henry and Aubrey de Vere, Earls of Oxford ", Westminster Abbey

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Mary de Vere (b. - 1725)

" Henry and Aubrey de Vere, Earls of Oxford ", Westminster Abbey

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Anne Bayning (1637 - 1659)

" Henry and Aubrey de Vere, Earls of Oxford ", Westminster Abbey

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Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford MP (1627 - 1703)

Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford, KG, PC, (28 February 1627 – 12 March 1703) was the son of Robert de Vere, 19th ...

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Henry de Vere, 18th Earl of Oxford MP (1593 - c.1625)

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Horace de Vere, 1st Baron Vere of Tilbury MP (c.1565 - 1635)

Sir Horace Vere, 1st Baron Vere of Tilbury (1565 – 2 May 1635) (also Horatio Vere or Horatio de Vere) was an English military leader during the Eighty Years' War and the Thirty Years' War, a s...

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Sir Francis Vere (1560 - 1609)

Sir Francis Vere (1560 – 18 August 1609) was an English soldier, famous for his career in Dutch service. He was the son of Geoffrey Vere of Crepping Hall, Essex, and nephew of John de Vere...

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Jane Ogle, Countess of Shrewsbury (b. - 1626)

" Edward Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury ", Westminster Abbey

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Robert Southey MP (1774 - 1843)

Robert Southey From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Southey, English poet Robert Southey (August 12, 1774 – March 21, 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the s...

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Richard Trevithick MP (1771 - 1833)

Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall. His most significant success was the high pressure steam engine and he also built the...

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Thomas Thynne, MP, "Tom from Ten Thousand" MP (c.1648 - 1682)

Thomas Thynne (1647/8–12 February 1682) was an English landowner of the family that is now headed by the Marquess of Bath and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1670 to 1682. He wen...

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Sir John Vaughan, 3rd Earl of Carbery MP (1639 - 1713)

John [Vaughan], 3rd Earl of Carbery bapt. 18 Jul 1639 mar. (1) Mary Brown (dsp. bef. 14 Oct 1674), dau. of George Brown, of Green Castle, co. Carmarthen mar. (2) 10 Aug 1682 Lady Anne Savil...

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Rev. William Twisse (1578 - 1646)

From: William was born at Speen in Berkshire, son of William Twisse. His grandfather was a German immigrant. He attended Winchester College where he was "a very wicked boy" until he was "converted" w...

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James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh (1581 - 1656)

James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh Most Rev. & Rt. Hon. James Ussher was born on 4 January 1581. He was the son of Arland Ussher and Margaret Stanihurst. He married Phoebe Challoner, daughter of Reve...

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William Tyndale, English Bible Translator MP (c.1492 - 1536)

From the English Wikipedia page on William Tyndale: William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1492 – 1536) was an English scholar and translator who became a leading f...

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John Twysden (1683 - 1707)

" Twysden brothers ", Westminster Abbey

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Heneage Twysden (1680 - 1709)

" Twysden brothers ", Westminster Abbey

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Josias Twysden (1685 - 1708)

" Twysden brothers ", Westminster Abbey

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Cecily Tufton (1587 - 1653)

" Richard Tufton ", Westminster Abbey

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Richard Tufton, MP (c.1585 - 1631)

" Richard Tufton ", Westminster Abbey

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Sir Joseph Tredenham, MP (c.1641 - 1707)

Family and Education b. c.1641, 4th but 2nd surv. s. of John Tredenham, attorney, of Philleigh, Cornw. by Elizabeth, da. of John Molesworth of Pencarrow, Cornw., bro. of William Tredenham†. m. l...

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Lieutenant Colonel Roger Townshend (1731 - 1759)

" Roger Townshend ", Westminster Abbey

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