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Cavendish, Andrew Robert Buxton, eleventh duke of Devonshire (1920–2004), landowner, was born at 21 Arlington Street, Mayfair, London, on 2 January 1920, the second son and second of the five children (the third of whom died while an infant) of Edward William Spencer Cavendish, ...

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Dyfnwal Moelmud ap Garbanion [Dumngual Moilmut ap Garbaniaun] (fl. c. 450–470), dynast, is identified in the tenth-century genealogies in BL, Harley MS 3859 as the grandson of Coel Hen and the ancestor of Morcant ap Coledauc, one of the 'men of the north' (the Britons of what became ...

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Mary Honywood (1527–1620) by unknown artist, c.1620 Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service

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Honywood [née Waters], Mary (1527–1620), matriarch and sustainer of protestant martyrs, was the daughter and coheir of Robert Waters, esquire, of Lenham, Kent, where she was born. In 1543 Mary married Robert Honywood, esquire, of Charing, Kent. The couple had 16 children and by the time of her death she had 114 grandchildren, 228 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren. As ...

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Idwal ap Meurig (d. 996/7), dynast, was son of Meurig ab Idwal Foel. He was an aspiring (and possibly actual) king of Gwynedd and dependent regions of north Wales in the early 990s. On the death of Hywel ab Ieuaf, king of Gwynedd...

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Mordaf Hael [Mordaf ap Serwan] (fl. c. 550–c. 575), dynast, was the son of Serwan ap Cedig. He was regarded by later Welsh tradition as one of the three hael or 'generous men'. A late account (c.1200) claims that he was one of the three northern rulers who came south to ...

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Osbwrn Wyddel [Osborn the Irishman] (fl. 1292–1293), dynastic founder, is said to have come from Ireland to settle in the commote of Ardudwy in north-west Merioneth. According to tradition he was a member of the Geraldine (Fitzgerald) lineage and therefore a descendant of ...

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Windsor, Gerald of (d. 1116x36), soldier and dynast, was a younger son of a Norman constable of Windsor Castle. The first whose name has survived is Walter son of Other, who held the manor of Eton and was constable of Windsor in 1086. He was dead by 1105. He may have been ...