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Henry Sidney, 1st Earl of Romney MP
(1641 - 1704)
Henry Sydney (or Sidney), 1st Earl of Romney (8 April 1641 – 8 April 1704) was born in Paris, a son of Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, of Penshurst Place in Kent, England, by Lady Dorothy Percy...
Admiral of the Fleet Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford, PC MP
(1653 - 1727)
Admiral of the Fleet Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford, PC (1653 – 26 November 1727) was the First Lord of the Admiralty under King William III.
He was a son of the Hon. Edward ...
Henry Compton, Bishop of London MP
(c.1628 - 1713)
Birth: 1628 Death: Jul. 7, 1713
Henry Compton was born in 1623 to Spencer Compton, the Earl of Northampton. Henry was the youngest of six children. His brothers and including Henry, all served wi...
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire MP
(1641 - 1707)
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire KG PC (25 January 1640 – 18 August 1707) was a soldier and Whig statesman, the son of William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire and Lady Elizabeth Cecil.
Charles Talbot, 1st and last Duke of Shrewsbury MP
(1660 - c.1718)
"12th Earl of Waterford"
Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury
Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, KG, PC (24 July 1660 – 1 February 1718) was an English statesman. Born to Roman Catholic parents, he remained in that fa...
Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough MP
(1650 - 1721)
Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough (1650 – 17 December 1721) was an English soldier and statesman best known for his role in the Glorious Revolution.
Lumley was the son of John Lu...
Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds MP
(c.1632 - 1712)
Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds was born on 20 February 1631/32.4 He was the son of Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt. and Anne Walmesley.2 He married Lady Bridget Bertie, daughter of Montagu Bertie, 2n...