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Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner, was the only surviving son and heir of James Aucher (d. 1509), gentleman, of Otterden, Kent, and his wife, Alice Hill. The father, a son and heir of John and Margaret Aucher, was the successful head of a minor gentry family who bequeathed much of his estate to the church. In his will of 1 January 1509 he entrusted his son to ...

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Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork (1566–1643) by Isaac Oliver, c. 1610–15 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator, was born at Preston, near Faversham in Kent, on 13 October 1566, the second son of Roger Boyle (d. 1576), landowner, and his wife, Joan, daughter of Robert Naylor. Roger Boyle, a cadet of a ...

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Brydges, Thomas (d. 1559), landowner and administrator, was the second son of Sir Giles Brydges (d. 1511) of Coberley, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Isabel Baynham. His elder brother was John Brydges, first Baron Chandos. He married first Jane, daughter and coheir of ...

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Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Croft (d. 1601) [see under Croft, Sir James] of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and his first wife, Anne (d. 1575), daughter and heir of ...

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Mordaunt, John, first Baron Mordaunt (c. 1480x85–1562), landowner and administrator, was the eldest son of Sir John Mordaunt (d. 1504) and his wife, Edith Latymer. He was born in Bedfordshire, probably at the family seat of Turvey. His father's service to Henry VII...

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Paulet, Sir Amias (c. 1532–1588), administrator and landowner, was the eldest of three sons and two daughters of Sir Hugh Paulet (b. before 1510, d. 1573), administrator and landowner, of Hinton St George, Somerset, and his first wife, Philippa (d. in or before 1560)...