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Browne, Thomas (1702–1780), herald and land surveyor, was born in Derby, the second son of John Browne of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. He was first employed as surveyor to John Warburton, Somerset herald, and then to the dukes of Beaufort. He entered the College of Arms...

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Longmate, Barak (1737/8–1793), genealogical editor and heraldic engraver, was the only son of Barak Longmate (d. 1763/4), of the parish of St James's, Piccadilly, who was descended from a Lincolnshire family, and his first wife, Elizabeth Weston. His mother seems to have died soon after his birth, and certainly before 29 October 1741, when his father married ...

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Palmer, Sir James (bap. 1585, d. 1658), herald and miniature painter, was baptized on 29 January 1585, the third and youngest son of Sir Thomas Palmer (1540/41–1626), author, of Wingham in Kent, known as the Travailer, created baronet on 29 June 1621, and his wife, ...

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Toms, Peter (bap. 1726, d. 1777), painter and herald, was baptized on 3 July 1726 at St Andrew, Holborn, London, the son of the engraver William Henry Toms (d. 1765) of Union Court, Holborn, and his wife, Rachael (d. c.1736). Toms's...

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Wilkinson, Sir Nevile Rodwell (1869–1940), army officer, artist, and herald, was born on 26 October 1869 at Highgate, Middlesex, the third son of Colonel Josiah Wilkinson, a barrister practising at the parliamentary bar, and his wife, Alice Emma, daughter of Thomas Smith, of ...

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Willement, Thomas (1786–1871), writer on heraldry and stained-glass artist, was baptized at St Marylebone Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 15 August 1786, the son of Thomas Willement (1761-1826), coach, herald, and house painter and artist to his royal highness the duke of York, and his wife, ...