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Dorothy Osborne, Lady Temple MP
(1627 - 1695)
From the English Wikipedia page on Dorothy Osborne:
Dorothy Osborne, Lady Temple (1627–1695) was a British writer of letters and wife of Sir William Temple, 1st Baronet.
Osborne was born a...
Elizabeth de Vere, Baroness Mordaunt of Turvey
(c.1483 - 1562)
John Mordaunt, 1st Baron Mordaunt MP
(1480 - 1562)
He was the son of John Mordaunt of Turvey, Bedfordshire, who was MP and speaker of the house. He was admitted to the Middle temple in 1503 to be trained as a lawyer.
He was made a Knight of the Bath ...
Joseph Paxton MP
(1803 - 1865)
Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener and architect, best known for designing The Crystal Palace.
Wife: Sarah Brown
Child: Rosa Paxton
Paxton was born in ...
Margaret Beaufort MP
(1443 - 1509)
"Countess of Richmond & Derby", "Lady Margaret Beaufort", "Countess of Richmond and Derby"
"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...
Harold Maurice Abrahams MP
(1899 - 1978)
Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 m...