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Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899), landowner, racehorse owner, and politician, was born on 13 October 1825 at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the second but first surviving son, and fifth of the thirteen children, of Richard Grosvenor, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869)...
Hill, Albert Edwin [Bertie] (1927–2005), equestrian and farmer, was born on 7 February 1927 at Birch Farm, Swimbridge, Devon, the son of Hubert Hill, farmer, and his wife, Margery Evelyn, née Thorne. His involvement with horses began at an early age. He is said to have followed the ...
Primrose, (Albert Edward) Harry Mayer Archibald, sixth earl of Rosebery and second earl of Midlothian (1882–1974), landowner and racehorse breeder, was born at Dalmeny House, near Edinburgh, on 8 January 1882, the elder son (there were also two daughters) of Archibald Philip Primrose, ...
Sykes, Sir Tatton, fourth baronet (1772–1863), landowner and racehorse breeder, was born at Wheldrake, near York, on 22 August 1772, the second son of Sir Christopher Sykes, second baronet (1749–1801), MP for Beverley, and his wife, Elizabeth Tatton (d. 1803). He was educated at ...