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Astley, Sir John Dugdale, third baronet (1828–1894), sportsman, a descendant of Thomas de Astley, who was slain at Evesham in 1265, and of Jacob Astley, Lord Astley, was the eldest son of Sir Francis Dugdale Astley, second baronet (1805–1873), of Everleigh, near Marlborough...

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Sir John Dugdale Astley, third baronet (1828–1894) by Franz Baum, in or after 1887 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bentinck, Lord Henry William Cavendish-Scott- [known as Lord Henry Bentinck] (1804–1870), sportsman and politician, was born on 9 June 1804, the fourth son of William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, the fourth duke of Portland (1768–1854), and his wife, Henrietta (d. 1844), elder daughter and coheir of ...

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Lord (William) George Frederic Cavendish-Scott- Bentinck (1802–1848) by Samuel Lane, c. 1836 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bentinck, Lord (William) George Frederic Cavendish-Scott- [known as Lord George Bentinck] (1802–1848), politician and sportsman, was born on 27 February 1802 at Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, the fifth child and second surviving son of William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, fourth duke of Portland (1768–1854), and his wife, ...

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Berkeley, (George Charles) Grantley Fitzhardinge (1800–1881), politician and sportsman, was born at Cranford House, Hounslow, Middlesex, on 10 February 1800, the sixth son of Frederick Augustus Berkeley, fifth earl of Berkeley (1745–1810), and the second legitimate son after the earl's marriage, on 16 May 1796, to ...

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Cecil [née Hill], Mary Amelia [Emily Mary], marchioness of Salisbury (1750–1835), political hostess and sportswoman, was born and baptized in Dublin on 16 August 1750, the eldest daughter of Wills Hill, second Viscount Hillsborough and successively later first earl of Hillsborough and first marquess of Downshire...

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Mary Amelia Cecil, marchioness of Salisbury (1750–1835) by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1780–81 [altered, 1787–9] The Marquess of Salisbury

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Chaplin, Henry, first Viscount Chaplin (1840–1923), politician and sportsman, was born on 22 December 1840 at Ryhall, near Stamford, the third child but the eldest surviving son of the Revd Henry Chaplin (1789–1849), vicar of Ryhall, and his wife, Caroline (d. 1858)...

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Henry Chaplin, first Viscount Chaplin (1840–1923) by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope, 1908 © National Portrait Gallery, London