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Carteret, Sir Philippe [Philip] de (1584–1643), landowner and office-holder, was born in Sark on 18 February 1584, the eldest son of Sir Philippe de Carteret (d. 1594) and his wife, Rachel, daughter of George Poulet, lieutenant-governor and bailiff of Jersey. His grandfather, ...

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MacCarthy, John George (1829–1892), land commissioner and author, born at Cork in June 1829, was the son of John MacCarthy, merchant, of Cork, and his wife, Jane, daughter of George O'Driscoll, distiller, of Cork. He was educated at St Vincent's, a local private school. In 1851 ...

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Molyneux, Richard, first Viscount Molyneux of Maryborough (bap. 1594, d. 1636), office-holder and landowner, was baptized at Walton, Lancashire, on 21 February 1594, the eldest surviving son of Sir Richard Molyneux, baronet, of Sefton, Lancashire (1559–1623), and his wife, Frances Gerard, eldest daughter of ...

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Montfichet, Richard de (b. after 1190, d. 1267), baron and forest administrator, was the eldest son of Richard de Montfichet (d. 1203), an important servant of Richard I, and his wife, Millicent. He was a descendant of William de Montfichet (d...

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Thompson, Andrew (1824?–1870), land agent and land commissioner, was born at High Ridge Hall, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, one of twelve children of Andrew Thompson, a successful and substantial farmer at High Ridge Hall. He married Sarah Ann Mullineux (c.1829–1858×61) of ...

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Tudor family, forebears of (per. c. 1215–1404), administrators and landholders, were prominent in Wales from at least the thirteenth century. Ednyfed Fychan (d. 1246), dynast and administrator, was the son of Cynwrig ab Iorwerth ap Gwrgant; the family came from the cantref of ...