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Bowes, Sir Robert (1493?–1555), soldier, lawyer, and rebel, was the second surviving son of Sir Ralph Bowes of Streatlam, co. Durham (d. 1512), and Marjorie (d. 1524), daughter and coheir of Sir Richard Conyers of South Cowton, North Riding of Yorkshire...

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Clark, Sir Robert Anthony [Bob] (1924–2013), special operations officer, solicitor, and businessman, was born at 29 Chandos Road, East Finchley, London, on 6 January 1924, the younger son of John Anthony (Jack) Clark, mechanical engineer, and his wife, Gladys Evelyn Mary, née Dyer (1891–1970)...

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Grant, Colquhoun (d. 1792), Jacobite soldier and lawyer, was the son of the farmer of Burnside on the estate of Castle Grant, Inverness-shire. In 1745 he joined the army of Charles Edward Stuart, elder son of the Stuart claimant to the throne, in the highlands and was active in obtaining recruits. According to one account of his exploits during the rising of 1745, he was one of those detached by ...

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MacDonagh, Terence (d. 1713), army officer, lawyer, and politician, was born in Creevagh, Kilmactranny, co. Sligo, the second son of Terence (Turlough) MacDonagh (fl. 1640–1656), administrator, of Creevagh, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Tadhg Ó hUigínn (Higgins) of co. Sligo. This branch of the ...

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Pim, Bedford Clapperton Trevelyan (1826–1886), naval officer and barrister, was born on 12 June 1826 at Bideford, Devon, son of Lieutenant Edward Bedford Pim. His father died of yellow fever off the coast of Africa in 1830, when he was engaged in the suppression of the slave trade, in command of the ...

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Reade [Read], Thomas (1606/7–1669), royalist army officer and civil lawyer, was born at Linkenholt, Hampshire, the second son of Robert Reade (d. 1626?) and his second wife, Mildred (d. 1630/31), sister of Sir Francis Windebank, Charles I's secretary of state from 1632 to 1640. ...

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Spaight, James Molony (1877–1968), lawyer and theorist of air power, was born at Affock, co. Clare, Ireland, on 7 October 1877, the younger of the two sons (there were also two daughters) of Robert Spaight JP (1845–1888), a gentleman farmer, and his wife, ...

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Upton, Nicholas (c. 1400–1457), cleric, lawyer, and writer on warfare and heraldry, was probably the second son of John and Elizabeth Upton who came from Portlinch, near Newton, Devon. Claims that he was born in Somerset are dubious. Enrolled as a scholar of ...