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Howard, Charles, first earl of Carlisle (1628–1685), army officer and politician, was born on 4 February 1628, the second son and eventual heir of Sir William Howard (c.1602–1643), of Naworth, Cumberland, and Mary (bap. 1602, d. 1638), eldest daughter of ...

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Leslie, Norman, master of Rothes (d. 1554), landowner and soldier, was the eldest son of George Leslie, fourth earl of Rothes (d. 1558), and Margaret Crichton, natural daughter of William, third Lord Crichton and Princess Margaret, daughter of King James II. Norman, who was regarded as an accomplished young man, was for a time a yeoman of the chamber to ...

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Lindsay, Ludovic, sixteenth earl of Crawford (d. 1652), royalist army officer, was the third son of Henry Lindsay, thirteenth earl of Crawford (d. 1620×23), and Margaret, sister of Sir James Schaw of Sauchie. Ludovic Lindsay sought a career as a mercenary officer, and is said to have 'gained honour abroad in the Swedish, Austrian, and Spanish services' (...

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Lumley, Henry (c. 1658–1722), army officer, was the second son of John Lumley, whose burial is recorded for 10 October 1658. Henry Lumley, however, was described as in his sixty-third year at the time of his death, on 18 October 1722. His mother was ...

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Manners, Thomas, first earl of Rutland (c. 1497–1543), courtier and soldier, was the eldest son of Sir George Manners (b. in or before 1470, d. 1513) of Belvoir, Leicestershire, and his wife, Anne (1476–1526), daughter of Sir Thomas St Leger and Anne...

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Mansel [Mansell], Sir Rice (1487–1559), soldier and administrator, was born in Oxwich in the Gower peninsula, Glamorgan, on 25 January 1487. His father was Jenkin Mansel, known as ‘the Valiant’ (fl. 1450–1510), and his mother was Edith (fl. 1450–1510), daughter of ...