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Cantilupe [Cantelupe], Nicholas, third Lord Cantilupe (c. 1301–1355), soldier, administrator, and justice, was a son of William de Cantilupe, first Lord Cantilupe (1262–1308), and Eve Boltby (d. after 1314), formerly the wife of Alan of Walkingham, and succeeded his elder brother, William, ...

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Collins, David (1756–1810), colonial official and army officer, was born on 3 March 1756 at Cross Street, London, the third surviving of the eleven children of Arthur Tooker Collins (1718–1793) and his wife, Henrietta Caroline Fraser. His father was an officer of marines, while his mother came from a cultivated 'middling gentry family' of ...

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Cross, (Philip Louis) Ulric (1917–2013), air force officer, judge, and diplomatist, was born on 1 May 1917 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of Reginald Rufus Cross, headteacher, and his wife, Maud. One of nine children, at the age of eleven he qualified for a free secondary education scholarship and attended ...

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(Philip Louis) Ulric Cross (1917–2013) by unknown photographer, 1945 © reserved; The Imperial War Museum, London

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Drury, Sir William (1527–1579), soldier and lord justice of Ireland, was born on 2 October 1527 at Hawstead, Suffolk, the third of five sons of Sir Robert Drury (b. before 1503, d. 1577), landowner, of Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of ...

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Sir William Drury (1527–1579) attrib. George Gower, c. 1570–75 private collection; photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Duckett [formerly Jackson], Sir George, first baronet (1725–1822), naval administrator and judge, was born on 24 October 1725, probably in Yorkshire, the third but oldest surviving son of George Jackson (1687/8–1758) of Hill House, Richmond, Yorkshire, and Ellerton Abbey, Yorkshire, and Hannah...

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Edwards, John (1750/51–1832), army officer and magistrate, was the eldest son of James Edwards, a landowner, of Old Court, near Bray, co. Wicklow, Ireland, and his wife, Anne, the second daughter of Thomas Tennison of Castle Tennison, co. Roscommon. In 1782 he married ...

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Montagu, Ewen Edward Samuel (1901–1985), judge and intelligence officer, was born on 29 March 1901 in Kensington, the second of the three sons (there was also a younger daughter) of Louis Samuel Montagu (1869–1927), banker, who succeeded his father, Samuel Montagu (1832–1911), founder of the family firm, as ...

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See Rothschild, (Nathaniel Mayer) Victor, third Baron Rothschild