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Campbell, Sir Ilay, of Succoth, first baronet (1734–1823), judge and politician, was born in Edinburgh on 23 August 1734, the eldest of four sons of Archibald Campbell of Succoth (d. 1790), a principal clerk of session and writer to the signet, and his wife, ...

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Croke, Sir John (1553x6–1620), judge and speaker of the House of Commons, was the eldest son of Sir John Croke (d. 1608) of Chilton, Buckinghamshire, and Elizabeth (d. 1611), daughter of Sir Alexander Unton of Chequers in the same county, and grandson of ...

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Dalrymple, Sir Hew, first baronet, Lord North Berwick (1652–1737), judge and politician, was the third son of James Dalrymple, first Viscount Stair (1619–1695), and Margaret (d. 1692), daughter of James Ross of Balneil and widow of Fergus Kennedy of Knockdaw. Like his father and elder brothers ...

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Duke, Henry Edward, first Baron Merrivale (1855–1939), judge and politician, was the second son of William Edward Duke (d. 1898), then a clerk at the granite works at Walkhampton, south Devon, where Henry was born on 5 November 1855. His mother was ...

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Evatt, Herbert Vere (1894–1965), politician and judge, was born on 30 April 1894 at East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, the third of six surviving sons of John Ashmore Hamilton Evatt (d. c.1901), a publican born in India, and his Sydney...

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Finch, John, Baron Finch of Fordwich (1584–1660), speaker of the House of Commons and judge, was born on 17 September 1584 at Hoath Farm, Moat, Kent, the son of Sir Henry Finch (c. 1558–1625), lawyer, and his wife, Ursula, daughter of John Thwaites...

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Forbes, Duncan (1685–1747), politician and judge, was born near Inverness on 10 November 1685, the fifth of nine children and the younger of two sons of Duncan Forbes (b. in or after 1643, d. 1704), of Culloden, Inverness-shire, member of the Scottish parliament...

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Gibbs, Sir Vicary (1751–1820), judge and politician, was born at Exeter on 27 October 1751, the second-born and first surviving son of George Abraham Gibbs (c.1724–1794) and his wife, Anne Vicary; his younger brother, Antony Gibbs, achieved note as a merchant in ...

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Glynne, Sir John (1603–1666), judge and politician, was born at Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, the third son of Sir William Glynne (b. 1578) of Glynllifon and his wife, Jane, daughter of John Griffith of Caernarfon. The Glynnes were a long-established and prominent Caernarvonshire family yet ...

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Gordon, George, first earl of Aberdeen (1637–1720), judge and politician, was born on 3 October 1637, the second son of Sir John Gordon of Haddo, first baronet (d. 1644), an Aberdeenshire laird, and of Mary, daughter of William Forbes of Tolquhon, also an ...

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Hay, Sir George (1715–1778), judge and politician, was born on 14 or 25 January 1715, probably in London, the son of John Hay, rector of St Stephen, Coleman Street, London, and his wife, Sarah. He was later described as Scottish, and may have been a kinsman of the ...

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Isaacs, Sir Isaac Alfred (1855–1948), judge and politician, was born at Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, on 6 August 1855, the eldest of the three children of Alfred Isaacs (d. 1904), a Polish-born tailor, of Auburn, Victoria, and his wife, Rebecca (d. 1912)...

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Isaacs, Rufus Daniel, first marquess of Reading (1860–1935), politician and judge, was born on 10 October 1860 at 3 Bury Street, in the parish of St Mary Axe, London, the second son and fourth of the nine children of Joseph Michael Isaacs (1832–1908)...

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Kelyng, Sir John (bap. 1607, d. 1671), judge and politician, was baptized on 19 July 1607 at All Saints', Hertford, the only son of John Kelyng (d. 1642), a barrister of Hertford, and his wife, Alice, daughter of Gregory Waterhouse of Halifax, Yorkshire...

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Ley, James, first earl of Marlborough (1550–1629), judge and politician, was (according to a family pedigree of his own compiling) the fourth son of the soldier and landowner Henry Ley (d. 1574), of Teffont Evias, Wiltshire, formerly of Bere Ferrers, Devon, and his wife, ...

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Littleton, Edward, Baron Littleton (1589–1645), judge and politician, came from a prodigious legal background. His family were descendants of the younger son of the famous fifteenth-century judge and writer on tenures, Sir Thomas Littleton. Born at Mounslow, Shropshire, in 1589, Edward was the eldest son of ...

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Macdonald, Sir Archibald, first baronet (1747–1826), judge and politician, was born on 13 July 1747 at Armidale Castle on the Isle of Skye, the third and posthumous son of Sir Alexander Macdonald, seventh baronet (1711–1746), and his second wife, Margaret (d. 1799)...

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Mackenzie, Sir George, of Rosehaugh (1636/1638–1691), judge and politician, was born in Dundee either in 1636, as most sources assert, or in 1638, as his own works suggest. He was the eldest son of Simon Mackenzie (d. 1666) of Lochslin and his first wife, ...

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Montagu, William (1618/19–1706), judge and politician, was the second son of Edward Montagu, first Baron Montagu of Boughton, Northamptonshire (1562/3–1644), and his second wife, Frances (c.1586–1620), daughter of Thomas Cotton of Conington, Huntingdonshire, and half-sister of Sir Robert Bruce Cotton. He was educated at ...

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Murray, Sir James, Lord Philiphaugh (1655–1708), politician and judge, was born on 11 July 1655 at Eddleston, Peeblesshire, the eldest son of Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh (d. 1675) and Anne, daughter of Sir Archibald Douglas of Cavers. His father was parliamentary commissioner for ...