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Adam Bland, Skinner to the Queen MP
(c.1528 - c.1594)
Adam Bland (c.1528-1594) was the son of Roger/Robert Bland He was probably born in Orton, Westmorland County, England and possibly died in London, although some sources say Sedbergh, and others say Yor...
Sir William Parr, 1st Baron Parr of Kendal MP
(c.1434 - 1484)
Sir William Parr
Sir William Parr (1434 – c. 1483) was English courtier and soldier. He was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Parr (1405-1464) and his wife Alice (who was the daughter ...
Sir Arthur S. Eddington MP
(1882 - 1944)
Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington , OM, FRS (28 December 1882 – 22 November 1944) was a British astrophysicist of the early 20th century. He was also a philosopher of science and a popularizer of science. T...
Catherine Parr, Queen consort of England and Ireland MP
(c.1512 - 1548)
"Katherine", "married to King Henry the XIII"
Catherine Parr was born between 1512 and 1514 at Kendal Castle, Kendal, Cumberland, England.3
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr and Maud Green.2
She married, firstly, Sir Edward Burgh , son o...
George Romney MP
(1734 - 1802)
Wikipedia Biographical Summary:
"... George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter. He was the most fashionable artist of his day, painting many leading society ...
Thomas de Strickland, MP MP
(c.1367 - 1455)
Thomas de Strickland (1367 – 30 July 1455) was the oldest son of Sir Walter de Strickland (d 1407), Sheriff of Westmorland, and Margaret de Lathom. He is best known for carrying the banner of St. Geo...