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Thomas Hamilton, sixth earl of Haddington (1680–1735) by William Aikman, 1718 in the collection of the Earl of Haddington

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Hamilton, Thomas, sixth earl of Haddington (1680–1735), politician and forester, was born on 29 August 1680 at Tyninghame, Haddingtonshire, the second son of Charles, fifth earl of Haddington (1650–1685), landowner, and his wife, Lady Margaret Leslie (d. 1700), eldest daughter of John, ...

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Montfichet, Richard de (b. after 1190, d. 1267), baron and forest administrator, was the eldest son of Richard de Montfichet (d. 1203), an important servant of Richard I, and his wife, Millicent. He was a descendant of William de Montfichet (d...

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Neville, Hugh de (d. 1234), royal forester, was apparently the son of a Ralph de Neville, and a grandson of the notoriously unpopular chief forester of Henry II, Alan de Neville. Hugh performed many governmental tasks, but the most important of them was the execution of his office as chief justice of the forest, or chief forester, under ...

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Schlich, Sir William Philipp Daniel (1840–1925), forester, was born on 28 February 1840 at Flonheim in Rheinhessen (Germany), the sixth of ten children of Daniel Schlich (1792–1875), a Lutheran pastor who from 1865 was appointed Kirchenrat (church / parish councillor), and his wife, ...

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Sir William Philipp Daniel Schlich (1840–1925) by Walter Stoneman, 1921 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wilmot, Sir Sainthill Eardley- (1852–1929), forestry officer in India and Burma, was born in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, on 17 July 1852, the third son of Augustus Hillier Eardley-Wilmot, police magistrate in Hobart, and his wife, Matilda Jessie, daughter of John Dunn...