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Cole, Sir William (bap. 1576, d. 1653), army officer and landowner in Ulster, was baptized on 7 October 1576 at St Mary Woolnoth, London, the only son of Emmanuel Cole (c.1542–1592?), a member of the Goldsmiths' Company, of St Botolph, Aldersgate...

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Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton (1803–1899) by Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, 1880 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cotton, Sir Arthur Thomas (1803–1899), army officer and irrigation engineer, was born on 15 May 1803 at Woodcote, Oxfordshire, the ninth son of Henry Calveley Cotton (d. 1837) of Woodcote House, who served in the royal guards (postal service), and his wife, ...

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Esmonde, Laurence, Baron Esmonde of Limerick (c. 1570–1645), army officer and landowner, was the second son of Walter (also known as William) Esmonde of Johnstown, co. Wexford, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Michael Furlong of Horetown, barony of Shelmalier, co. Wexford, one of a family of seven daughters and four sons. The ...

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Fraser, Simon Christopher Joseph, fifteenth Lord Lovat and fourth Baron Lovat (1911–1995), army officer and landowner, was born in Scotland on 9 July 1911, the elder son and oldest of the five children of Simon Joseph Fraser, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat...

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Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, fifteenth Lord Lovat and fourth Baron Lovat (1911–1995) by unknown photographer, 1944 © reserved / unknown collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Simon Joseph Fraser, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat (1871–1933) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Fraser, Simon Joseph, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat (1871–1933), army officer and landowner, was born at his ancestral home, Beaufort Castle, Beauly, Inverness-shire on 25 November 1871, the second son of Simon Fraser, thirteenth Lord Lovat and second Baron Lovat (1828–1887)...

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Herbert, George Augustus, eleventh earl of Pembroke and eighth earl of Montgomery (1759–1827), army officer and landowner, was born on 10 September 1759 at Wilton House, Wiltshire, and was baptized there on 29 October, the only son of Henry Herbert, tenth earl of Pembroke and seventh earl of Montgomery...

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(William) Edmund Ironside, first Baron Ironside (1880–1959) by Walter Stoneman, 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London