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Bright, Sir John, baronet (bap. 1619, d. 1688), parliamentarian officer and landowner, was baptized on 14 October 1619, the third but only surviving son of Stephen Bright (1583–1642), of Carbrook, Yorkshire, and his first wife, Joan Westby (d. 1633), daughter of George Westby...

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Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of Alexander Caulfeild. Nothing is known of his early years or education, but from 1590 he pursued a military career, sailing on ...

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Cole, Sir William (bap. 1576, d. 1653), army officer and landowner in Ulster, was baptized on 7 October 1576 at St Mary Woolnoth, London, the only son of Emmanuel Cole (c.1542–1592?), a member of the Goldsmiths' Company, of St Botolph, Aldersgate...

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Esmonde, Laurence, Baron Esmonde of Limerick (c. 1570–1645), army officer and landowner, was the second son of Walter (also known as William) Esmonde of Johnstown, co. Wexford, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Michael Furlong of Horetown, barony of Shelmalier, co. Wexford, one of a family of seven daughters and four sons. The ...

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Herbert, George Augustus, eleventh earl of Pembroke and eighth earl of Montgomery (1759–1827), army officer and landowner, was born on 10 September 1759 at Wilton House, Wiltshire, and was baptized there on 29 October, the only son of Henry Herbert, tenth earl of Pembroke and seventh earl of Montgomery...

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Lambart, Charles, first earl of Cavan (c. 1600–1660), army officer and landowner, was the eldest son of Oliver Lambart, first Baron Lambart in the Irish peerage (d. 1618), servitor in co. Cavan, and Hester, daughter of Sir William Fleetwood of Carrington Manor...

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Lowther, Sir Richard (1532–1608), landowner and soldier, was born on 14 February 1532 in Hartsop Hall, Westmorland, the eldest of the six children of Hugh Lowther (c.1510–1555) and Dorothy Clifford (d. 1562). She was the daughter of Henry Clifford, tenth Baron Clifford...