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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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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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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 ...