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Burne, Sir Owen Tudor (1837–1909), army officer and administrator in India, was born at Plymouth on 12 April 1837, the eleventh of the nineteen children of the Revd Henry Thomas Burne (1799–1865), and his wife, Knightley Goodman (1805–1878), daughter of Captain Marriott, Royal Horse Guards...

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Kakungulu, Semei Lwakirenzi (1868–1928), war leader and administrator in Uganda, was probably the son of Semuwemba, a chief in Koki, then a small principality to the south of Buganda. Seeking greater opportunities, Kakungulu moved to the court of Kabaka (king) Mutesa I of Buganda...

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Paget [formerly Bayly], Henry William, first marquess of Anglesey (1768–1854), army officer and politician, was born on 17 May 1768 in London, probably at Uxbridge House, Burlington Gardens, the eldest of the twelve children of Henry Bayly (1744–1812) and his wife, Jane (...

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Henry William Paget, first marquess of Anglesey (1768–1854) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1816–17 Plas Newydd, The Anglesey Collection (The National Trust). Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Phayre [Phaire], Robert (1618/19–1682), parliamentarian army officer, was almost certainly the son of the Revd Emmanuel Phayre. The father had migrated, probably from Devon, to Ireland, where he held ecclesiastical livings in co. Cork. Both father and son sustained losses during the uprising of 1641, when they were living near ...

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Rainborowe [Rainsborough], William (fl. 1639–1673), parliamentarian army officer and Leveller, was born, probably in Wapping, at a date unknown. He was a younger son of Captain William Rainborow (bap. 1587, d. 1642), naval commander and merchant; his mother cannot be identified. According to the senior ...

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Rainsford, Charles (1728–1809), army officer, born at West Ham, Essex, on 3 February 1728, was the second son of Francis Rainsford (d. 1770), an alderman of Maldon, Essex, and influential in its parliamentary elections, and his wife, Isabella, daughter of William Bale...

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Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki (c. 1832–1893), Maori fighter and religious leader, was born about 1832 at Te Pa-o-Kahu, Turanganui-a-Kiwa (Poverty Bay), New Zealand, the second of four surviving children of Hone Te Rangipatahi and Turakau (Heni), of the Rongowhakaata tribe. His line of descent was collateral to the senior ...