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Bourchier, John, second Baron Berners (c. 1467–1533), soldier, diplomat, and translator, was the son of Sir Humphrey Bourchier (d. 1471) and Elizabeth (d. 1497), daughter and sole heir of Frederick Tilney of Boston, Lincolnshire. His father, a Yorkist, was killed at the battle of ...

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John Bourchier, second Baron Berners (c. 1467–1533) attrib. Ambrosius Benson, c. 1521–6 Galerie Jan der Maere

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Hunter, George Orby (1773?–1843), army officer and translator, was possibly the illegitimate son of Captain Charles Orby Hunter (d. 1791), of Croyland Abbey, Lincolnshire, his mother possibly being his father's French mistress. The Orby baronetcy, created in 1658, expired in 1724; other forms of this ancient name were ...

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Shute, John (fl. 1557–1598), translator and soldier, is of unknown origins. His first translation from the Italian, Two very notable commentaries, the one of the originall of the Turcks and empire of the house of Ottomano, written by Andrew Cambini and the other of the warres of the Turke against George Scanderbeg, prince of Epiro...

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Whitehorne [Whithorne], Peter (fl. 1549–1563), soldier and translator, described himself on the title-pages of his books as both a student and 'fellow' of Gray's Inn, and was probably the P. Whytame who was admitted to that institution in 1543. Like many men of his generation he was drawn to ...