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Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice, was the son of Hugh de Canville (d. c.1194) and his wife, Christiana, the daughter of William the Monk. His father's family had lands in several counties in southern England and ...

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J. S. Cotton

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Cotton, Sir Henry (1821–1892), judge, was born at Walwood House, Leytonstone, on 20 May 1821, the second son of William Cotton (1786–1866) and his wife, Sarah Lane. Sarah Acland was his eldest sister and Agnes Cotton his youngest. He was educated at Eton College...

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Littleton, Edward (bap. 1625, d. 1702), planter and judge in Barbados, was baptized on 21 December 1625 in Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, the son of Sir Adam Littleton (d. 1647), son of Thomas Littleton, and his wife Frances Lutley. His mother was ...

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Moulton [Muleton, Multon], Sir Thomas of (d. 1240), landowner and justice, was the son of Thomas of Moulton (d. before 1198) and grandson of Lambert of Moulton (d. 1166/7) of Spalding Priory and of the honours of Bolingbroke and Richmond, Yorkshire...

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Willoughby, Hugh, twelfth Baron Willoughby of Parham (c. 1643–1712), magistrate and landowner, was probably born in Horwich, Lancashire, the eldest surviving son and heir of Thomas Willoughby, eleventh Baron Willoughby of Parham (c.1602–1692), landowner and army officer, who in 1680 had successfully claimed his family's peerage but had not inherited its estates, and his wife, ...