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Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder, was the only daughter and an heir of Ralph Hawtrey (1570–1638) and his wife, Mary Altham (1578–1647). The Hawtreys claimed Norman descent and established themselves in Ruislip, Middlesex, in the sixteenth century. In 1618 she married ...

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See Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny

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Bryene [Brian, Bryan; née Bures], Alice (c. 1360–1435), landowner, was probably born at Acton, near Sudbury, Suffolk, the only child of Sir Robert Bures (d. 1361) and his wife, Joan, née Sutton. Her great-grandfather Sir Robert Bures (d. 1331) was a member of ...

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Alice Bryene (c. 1360–1435) monumental brass, photograph by Christopher S. Moss, 2015 © All Saints' Church, Acton, Suffolk

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Rosalie Caroline Chichester (1865–1949) by unknown photographer, 1928 [right, with her companion, Miss Clara Peters] National Trust, Arlington Court

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Chichester, Rosalie Caroline (1865–1949), landowner, was born on 29 November 1865 at Arlington Court, Devon, the only child of Sir Alexander Palmer Bruce Chichester (1842–1881), baronet, and his wife, Rosalie Amelia (1842/3–1908), daughter of Thomas Chamberlayne of Cranbury Park, Hampshire. Both parents came from long-established, well-connected ‘county’ families. Her paternal grandfather, ...

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Digby [née Fitzgerald], Lettice, Lady Digby and suo jure Baroness Offaly (c. 1580–1658), landowner, was the only surviving child of Gerald Fitzgerald (1559–1580), Lord Gerald, and his wife, Catherine (d. 1632), daughter of Sir Francis Knollys (1511/12–1596). She may have lived first on her mother's Irish jointure lands at ...

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Douglas, Margaret, countess of Douglas, and duchess of Touraine in the French nobility (b. before 1373?, d. 1450/51), landowner, was the eldest child of Robert III (d. 1406) and his wife, Annabella, née Drummond (d. 1401), and thus the sister of James I...

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See Dudley, Sir Robert

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Estaugh [née Haddon], Elizabeth (1680–1762), Quaker leader and colonial landowner, was born on 5 July 1680 in Bermondsey, Surrey, the second daughter and third child of John Haddon (1654–1724) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Clarke (1651?–1724). John Haddon was a convinced Quaker and twice had been fined for voicing his religious views. Like other Quakers he was persuaded by ...

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Fortescue, Lady Margaret (1923–2013), landowner and huntswoman, was born on 13 December 1923 at Ebrington Manor, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, the original seat of the Fortescue family, the elder daughter and second child in the family of one son and two surviving daughters of ...

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Gower, Elizabeth Leveson- [née Lady Elizabeth Sutherland], duchess of Sutherland and suo jure countess of Sutherland (1765–1839), landowner, was born on 24 May 1765 at Leven Lodge, near Edinburgh, the youngest and only surviving child of William Sutherland, eighteenth earl of Sutherland...

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Griffin [married name Grey], Elizabeth [other married name Elizabeth Wallop, countess of Portsmouth] (bap. 1691, d. 1762), landowner, was baptized on 30 November 1691 at Dingley, Northamptonshire, the eldest daughter of James Griffin (bap. 1667, d. 1715) and his wife, ...

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Haie, Nicola de la (d. 1230), landowner, was a daughter and coheir of Richard de la Haie, the hereditary constable of Lincoln Castle and sheriff of Lincolnshire, and his wife, Matilda, the daughter of William de Vernon. She was married twice, first to ...

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Hill [née Sandys], Mary, marchioness of Downshire and suo jure Baroness Sandys of Ombersley (1764–1836), landowner and politician, was born on 19 September 1764, the daughter and heir of Colonel Martin Sandys (c.1729–1768), and his wife, Mary (d. 1769)...

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Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was born on 22 November 1692 at Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, the second daughter and third (but second surviving) child of Sir Nicholas Shireburne (1658–1717) and Catherine Charleton (d. 1728)...

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Ingram [née Shepheard, Gibson], Frances, Viscountess Irwin (1734?–1807), landowner and political manager, may have been born on 8 August 1734, the illegitimate daughter and heir of the wealthy speculator Samuel Shepheard (c. 1676–1748) [see under Shepheard, Samuel (c. 1648-1719)]. Her mother's name was probably ...

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Keith, Annas [Agnes], countess of Moray and of Argyll (c. 1540–1588), noblewoman, was the daughter of William Keith, third earl Marischal (c. 1510–1581), and his wife, Margaret Keith (b. c.1518, d. in or before 1563), granddaughter and coheir of Sir William Keith...

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Luxembourg, Jaquetta de, duchess of Bedford and Countess Rivers (c. 1416–1472), noblewoman, was the eldest of nine children born to Pierre de Luxembourg (1390–1433), count of St Pol, Conversano, and Brienne, seigneur of Enghien, and vicomte of Lille, and Marguerite del Balzo, or des Baux (...