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George Hamilton- Gordon, fourth earl of Aberdeen (1784–1860) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1829–30 private collection

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Gordon, George Hamilton-, fourth earl of Aberdeen (1784–1860), prime minister and scholar, first child of six sons and a daughter of George Gordon, Lord Haddo (1764–1791), and his wife, Charlotte (or Charles; d. 1795), the youngest daughter of William Baird of Newbyth, Haddingtonshire...

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Sir Justinian Isham, second baronet (1611–1675) by Samuel Cooper, 1653 Lamport Hall Preservation Trust

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Isham, Sir Justinian, second baronet (1611–1675), scholar and politician, was born on 20 January 1611 at Lamport Hall, Lamport, Northamptonshire, and was baptized at Lamport on 3 February. He was the third child and only son of Sir John Isham, first baronet (1582–1651)...

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George Mackenzie, first earl of Cromarty (1630–1714) by Michael Dahl, c. 1708 in the collection of the Faculty of Advocates; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Mackenzie, George, first earl of Cromarty (1630–1714), politician and polymath, was born at Innerteil, near Kinghorn, Fife, the eldest son of Sir John Mackenzie (d. 1654) of Tarbat, Ross-shire, baronet, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir George Erskine of Innerteil, Lord Innerteil...

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Neate, Charles (1806–1879), scholar and politician, was born on 13 June 1806 at Adstock, Buckinghamshire, the fifth of the eleven children of Thomas Neate, rector and minor landed gentleman of Alvescot, Oxfordshire, and his wife, Catherine, daughter of the Revd William Church. In rural ...

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Redlich, Josef (1869–1936), scholar and politician, was born on 18 June 1869 at Göding (Hodonin), Moravia, the second of five children and younger son of Adolf Redlich (1839–1896), sugar manufacturer, and his wife, Rosa Fanto (d. 1908). Coming from a German-Jewish family background in a rural Slav area, he was sent to ...

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Stradling, Sir John, first baronet (1563–1637), scholar and politician, was the son of Francis and Elizabeth Stradling of St George's, near Bristol. He was later adopted by Sir Edward Stradling (with whom he shared a great-grandfather), the childless possessor of large estates in ...