Claypole [Cleypole, Claypoole], John, appointed Lord Cleypole under the protectorate (1625–1688), army officer and courtier, was born on 21 August 1625, the eldest son of John Claypole of Northborough, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Mary Angell. James Claypoole was his younger brother. John Claypole senior...
C. H. Firth
revised by Ivan Roots
Maker: Pompeo Batoni
Gordon, William, of Fyvie (1736–1816), army officer and courtier, was the eldest son of William Gordon, second earl of Aberdeen (bap. 1679, d. 1745), and his third wife, Lady Anne Gordon (d. 1791), daughter of Alexander Gordon, second earl of Gordon...
Harcourt, William, third Earl Harcourt (1743–1830), army officer and courtier, was born on 20 March 1743, the younger son of Simon Harcourt, first Earl Harcourt (1714–1777), and his wife, Rebecca (d. 1765), the only daughter and heir of Charles Samborne Le Bas...
Alastair W. Massie
See St Leger, Anthony
R. H. Vetch
revised by S. Kinross
Turner, Sir (Tomkyns) Hilgrove (1764–1843), army officer and courtier, was born at Uxbridge, Middlesex, on 12 January 1764, the eldest son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Richard Turner of Shepherd's Bush and the island of Jersey, a surgeon-major in the British army, and his wife, ...