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Aubigny, William d' [William de Albini; known as William d'Aubigny Pincerna] (d. 1139), administrator and baron, was the eldest surviving son of Roger d'Aubigny and his wife, Amice (or Avice). Roger and his father William were benefactors of the Benedictine abbey of Lessay...

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Bohun, Humphrey de, fourth earl of Hereford and ninth earl of Essex (c. 1276–1322), magnate and administrator, was the son and heir of Humphrey (VI) de Bohun, third earl of Hereford and eighth earl of Essex (c. 1249–1298), constable of England, and his wife, ...

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Brittany, John of, earl of Richmond (1266?–1334), magnate and administrator, was the second son of John (II), duke of Brittany (d. 1305), and Beatrice (d. 1275), second daughter of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence, who married in 1260. Probably born in 1266, he was brought up in ...

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Bartholomew Burghersh the elder, second Lord Burghersh (d. 1355) tomb effigy Lincoln Cathedral Library

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Burghersh, Bartholomew, the elder, second Lord Burghersh (d. 1355), magnate and administrator, was a younger son of Robert Burghersh (d. 1306), constable of Dover Castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, and Maud, sister of Bartholomew Badlesmere. Burghersh (after Burwash, Sussex) inherited the modest family estates in ...

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Butler, James, fourth earl of Ormond [called the White Earl] (1390–1452), magnate and administrator, later known as the White Earl, was the elder son of James Butler, third earl of Ormond (c. 1360–1405), and his wife, Anne Welles (fl. 1386–1397), daughter of the ...

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Butler [Walter], Theobald (d. 1205), administrator and magnate, was the son of Sir Hervey Walter of Weeton, Lancashire, and of Matilda, daughter and coheir, along with her sister Bertha, of Theobald de Valognes, lord of Parham, Suffolk. Theobald and his brother, Hubert Walter...

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Cantilupe [Cantelupe], William de (d. 1239), baron and administrator, was of Norman descent, probably the son of Walter de Cantilupe, in 1166 a minor landholder in Essex and Lincolnshire. His wife, Mazilia, brought William land in Kent. By 1198 Cantilupe was steward of the household of ...

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Cantilupe [Cantelupe], William de (d. 1251), baron and administrator, was the son of William (I) de Cantilupe (d. 1239) and his wife, Mazilia. His brother was Walter de Cantilupe, bishop of Worcester. Like his father he was named by Roger of Wendover as one of ...

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Clare, Thomas de (1244x7–1287), magnate and administrator, was a son of Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and of Hertford (1222–1262), and Maud, daughter of John de Lacy, earl of Lincoln. He studied at Oxford in the late 1250s with his younger brother, ...

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Comyn, Alexander, sixth earl of Buchan (d. 1289), baron and administrator, was the eldest son of William Comyn, earl of Buchan (d. 1233), and his second wife, Marjory, in her own right countess of Buchan. Alexander, who became earl of Buchan after his mother's death about 1244, was a member of a large family, with two brothers, ...

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Essex, Henry of (d. after 1163), administrator and baron, was the son of Robert Fitzsweyn of Essex (d. c.1140), and Gunnora, daughter of Robert Bigod. He inherited from his father the Domesday honour and castle of Rayleigh in Essex. He married first ...

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Ferrers, Henry de (d. 1093x1100), magnate and administrator, was the eldest son of Walkeline de Ferrers (d. c.1040), and inherited his father's Norman patrimony, centred on Ferrières-St Hilaire. It is not known whether Henry de Ferrers fought at Hastings; although it is impossible to arrive at precise dates, he may have begun to acquire lands in ...

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Fitzgerald, Gerald, eighth earl of Kildare (1456?–1513), magnate and administrator, was probably born in 1456, the eldest of the four sons and two daughters of Thomas Fitzgerald, seventh earl of Kildare (d. 1478), and his wife, Joan, daughter of James Fitzgerald, sixth earl of Desmond...

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Grandmesnil, Hugh de (d. 1098), baron and administrator, was the eldest of the three sons of Robert, lord of Grandmesnil (in the canton of St Pierre-sur-Dives, Calvados) in Normandy, and Hawise, daughter of Giroie, lord of Echauffour and Montreuil-l'Argillé (whose family were both vassals and rivals of the ...

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Grey, Edmund, first earl of Kent (1416–1490), administrator and magnate, was the son and heir of Sir John Grey (d. 1439) [see under Grey family (per. 1325-1523)] and Constance, daughter of John Holland, duke of Exeter, and widow of Thomas Mowbray, ...

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Hepburn, Patrick, first earl of Bothwell (c. 1455–1508), magnate and administrator, was the eldest son of Adam Hepburn (d. 1479), master of Hailes, and Ellen, younger daughter of Sir Alexander Hume, first Lord Hume. His family's base lay at Hailes, east of ...

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Montfichet, Richard de (b. after 1190, d. 1267), baron and forest administrator, was the eldest son of Richard de Montfichet (d. 1203), an important servant of Richard I, and his wife, Millicent. He was a descendant of William de Montfichet (d...

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Pain fitz John (d. 1137), baron and administrator, was perhaps the eldest son of John, nephew of Waleram, also known as John fitz Richard, and the grandson of a moneyer who held a mill in the Avranchin. He shared two characteristics with several other of the ‘new men’ who served ...