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Camden, William (1551–1623), historian and herald, was born on 2 May 1551 at the Old Bailey, London, the son of Sampson Camden and his wife, Elizabeth Curwen. Sampson, originally from Lichfield, had settled in London as a painter–stainer, a profession which made a lasting impression on his son and which ...

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Gordon, Sir Robert, of Gordonstoun, first baronet (1580–1656), historian and courtier, was born on 14 May 1580 at Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland, the fourth son of Alexander Gordon, twelfth earl of Sutherland (1552–1594) [see under Gordon, John, eleventh earl of Sutherland (1525–1567)], and his second wife, ...

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Strangways, Giles Stephen Holland Fox-, sixth earl of Ilchester (1874–1959), landowner and historian, was born on 31 May 1874 at his father's town house in Belgrave Square, London. The elder son of the fifth earl, Henry Edward Fox-Strangways (1847–1905), and his wife, Lady Mary Eleanor Anne Dawson (1852–1928)...