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Bentinck, Lord (William) George Frederic Cavendish-Scott- [known as Lord George Bentinck] (1802–1848), politician and sportsman, was born on 27 February 1802 at Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, the fifth child and second surviving son of William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, fourth duke of Portland (1768–1854), and his wife, ...

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Chaplin, Henry, first Viscount Chaplin (1840–1923), politician and sportsman, was born on 22 December 1840 at Ryhall, near Stamford, the third child but the eldest surviving son of the Revd Henry Chaplin (1789–1849), vicar of Ryhall, and his wife, Caroline (d. 1858)...

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Grenfell, William Henry, Baron Desborough (1855–1945), sportsman and politician, was born in London on 30 October 1855, the eldest son of Charles William Grenfell MP (1823–1861) of Taplow Court, Buckinghamshire, and Georgiana Caroline Lascelles (d. 1911), daughter of William Saunders Sebright Lascelles MP...

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Lennox, Charles, second duke of Richmond, second duke of Lennox, and duke of Aubigny in the French nobility (1701–1750), politician and sportsman, was born at Goodwood, near Chichester, on 18 May 1701, the only son of Charles Lennox, first duke of Richmond, Lennox, and Aubigny...

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Lowther, James (1840–1904), politician and sportsman, born at Swillington House, Leeds, on 1 December 1840, was the younger son in the family of two sons and a daughter of Sir Charles Lowther, third baronet (1803–1894), of Swillington House, Leeds, and Wilton Castle, Redcar...

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Lyttelton, Alfred (1857–1913), sportsman and politician, was born on 7 February 1857 at Hagley Hall, Worcestershire. He was the eighth son and youngest of the twelve children of George William Lyttelton, fourth Baron Lyttelton (1817–1876), and his wife, Mary Glynne (1813–1857) (W. E. Gladstone's...

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Spencer, John Charles, Viscount Althorp and third Earl Spencer (1782–1845), politician, agriculturist, and sportsman, was born on 30 May 1782 at Spencer House, St James's Place, London, the eldest child of George John Spencer, second Earl Spencer (1758–1834), and Lavinia Bingham, daughter of the ...

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Wakefield, (William) Wavell, Baron Wakefield of Kendal (1898–1983), sportsman and politician, was born on 10 March 1898 at Beckenham, Kent, the eldest of four sons (there were no daughters) of Roger William Wakefield (1865–1958), a medical practitioner in Beckenham, and his wife, Ethel Mary (...