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Capt. Thomas Carter "of Barford" MP
(c.1630 - 1700)
There is no proof of Capt. Carter's ancestry but primary researchers believe that he was either the son of William Carter and Jane Myles or Thomas Carter and Jane Bellamy (poss. Bellay). From the time ...
Dorothy 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 at Chick...
Elizabeth de Vere, Baroness Mordaunt of Turvey MP
(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 1803, t...
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 King Henry VIII of England. She was a...
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 movie Ch...