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Anson [née Yorke], Elizabeth, Lady Anson (1725–1760), political correspondent and political manager, was born in August 1725, the sixth child and eldest daughter of Philip Yorke, subsequently first Baron and first earl of Hardwicke (1690–1764), lord chancellor, and his wife, Margaret Lygon (...

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Dickinson, William (bap. 1756, d. 1822), antiquary and political manager, was baptized William Dickinson Rastall at St Mary's, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, on 15 June 1756, the only son of the Revd Dr William Rastall (1724–1788) and his wife, Mary Allgood of Branton, Northumberland. His father, who in 1774 became vicar-general of the chapter of ...

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Drew [née Gladstone], Mary (1847–1927), private secretary and author, was born at 13 Carlton House Terrace, London, on 23 November 1847, the third of the four daughters and fifth in the family of eight children of William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898), prime minister, and his wife, ...

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Durand, Sir Henry Marion (1812–1871), army and political officer in India, was born on 6 November 1812 at Coulandon, France. The Life (1883) by his son gave neither Durand's father's nor his mother's name. However, Durand was apparently the illegitimate son of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Percy (1785–1825)...

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Edwardes, Sir Herbert Benjamin (1819–1868), army and political officer in India, was born on 12 November 1819 at Frodesley, Shropshire, the second son of the Revd Benjamin Edwardes (1790–1822), who had succeeded his own the Revd Sir John Thomas Cholmondeley Edwardes, eighth baronet, as rector of ...

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George, Frances Louise Lloyd [née Frances Louise Stevenson], Countess Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1888–1972), political secretary, was born at 62 Doddington Grove, Kennington Park, Surrey, on 7 October 1888. She was the eldest in the family of three daughters and one son of ...

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Hudson, Sir Robert Arundell (1864–1927), political organizer, was born at Lapworth, Warwickshire, on 30 August 1864, the eldest son of Robert Hudson of Lapworth, and his wife, Jessie, daughter of John Kynoch of Peterhead. He was a delicate boy, and his education at ...

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Middleton, Richard William Evelyn (1846–1905), political agent, was born in Putney, Surrey, on 16 February 1846, the younger son of Alexander Middleton (d. 1846), Admiralty clerk, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Neave, secretary to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea; they had two sons and one daughter. After a private education ...

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Sandars, John Satterfield (1853–1934), political secretary, was born on 15 January 1853 at Foleshill, Coventry, one of five children, and the only son, of Charles Sandars (d. 1877), an estate and colliery agent, and his wife, Agnes, née Patterson. The family lived at ...

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Shakespear, Sir Richmond Campbell (1812–1861), army and political officer in India, youngest son of John Talbot Shakespear, of the Bengal civil service, and Emily (eldest daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray of the Bengal civil service and his wife, Amelia Richmond Webb), was born in ...

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Tomline, Sir George Pretyman, fifth baronet (1750–1827), bishop of Winchester and political adviser, was born George Pretyman at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, on 9 October 1750, the eldest son of George Pretyman (1722–1810), landowner and wool dealer, and his wife, Susan (1720/21–1807), daughter of ...

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Ward [née Arnold], Mary Augusta [known as Mrs Humphry Ward] (1851–1920), novelist, philanthropist, and political lobbyist, born on 11 June 1851 in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, was the eldest child of Thomas Arnold (1823–1900), inspector of schools in Hobart Town...