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Bordley, John Beale (1727–1804), lawyer and agricultural improver in America, was born on 11 February 1727 in Annapolis, Maryland, the posthumous child of Thomas Bordley (c. 1683–1726), lawyer and government official, and his second wife, Ariana, née Vanderheyden (1690–1741), the widow of James Frisby...

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Carroll, Charles [known as Charles Carroll the Settler] (1661–1720), planter and lawyer in America, was born in Ireland, the second son of Daniel Carroll of Aghagurty (b. in or before 1642, d. in or before 1688), tenant farmer. Historians use the appellation ...

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Hooper, Henry (c. 1687–1767), planter, lawyer, and politician in America, was born in Dorchester county, Maryland, the son of Henry Hooper (c.1643–1720), planter and politician, and his second wife, Mary (1663–1740), daughter of Roger Woolford. A third-generation Marylander, Hooper was a member of a prominent eastern shore family and a man of considerable influence. While little is known about his early life and formal education, he was a practising member of the ...

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Loch, James (1780–1855), lawyer and estate commissioner, was born on 7 May 1780 at Drylaw, near Edinburgh, the eldest son of George Loch (1749–1788), landowner, and his wife, Mary Adam. His mother was daughter of John Adam of Blair, Kinross-shire, and sister of lord chief-commissioner ...

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James Loch (1780–1855) by James Posselwhite, pubd 1850 (after George Richmond, 1845) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Nash, Thomas (bap. 1593, d. 1647), lawyer and land agent, was baptized on 20 June 1593 at Stratford upon Avon, the eldest son and second of three children of Anthony Nash (d. 1622), gentleman, of Welcombe and Old Stratford, Warwickshire, and Mary (...

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Newdigate, Sir Richard, first baronet (1602–1678), lawyer and landowner, was born on 17 September 1602 at Arbury Hall, Warwickshire, the younger son of Sir John Newdigate (1571–1610) [see under Newdigate, Anne] and his wife, Anne Newdigate (1574–1618), and younger brother of ...

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Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer, was baptized on 29 June 1670 in Prescot, Lancashire, the third son of John Plumbe (bap. 1638, d. 1727), yeoman, and his wife, Elizabeth Lyme (d. 1719). In 1694 he married Sarah Marsh (1676–1742)...