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Byerley, Robert (bap. 1660, d. 1714), racehorse owner, army officer, and politician, was baptized on 27 March 1660, the fourth (but second surviving) son of Anthony Byerley (bap. 1619, d. 1667), landowner, of Middridge Grange, Heighington, co. Durham, and his wife, Anne (...

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Graham [née Horsley-Beresford], Caroline Agnes, duchess of Montrose (1818–1894), racehorse owner, was born at Bolam, Northumberland, on 23 January 1818, the third and youngest daughter of John Horsley-Beresford, second Baron Decies (1774–1855), and his wife, Charlotte Philadelphia (d. 1852), only daughter and heir of ...

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Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899) by Sir John Everett Millais, 1872 by kind permission of His Grace the Duke of Westminster OBE, TD, DL, on behalf of himself and his Trustees

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Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899), landowner, racehorse owner, and politician, was born on 13 October 1825 at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the second but first surviving son, and fifth of the thirteen children, of Richard Grosvenor, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869)...

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Hawley, Sir Joseph Henry, third baronet (1813–1875), racehorse owner, was born in Harley Street, London, on 27 October 1813, the eldest son in the family of three sons and seven daughters of Sir Henry Hawley, second baronet (1776–1831), and his wife, Catherine Elizabeth (...

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See Howard, Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-, sixteenth duke of Norfolk

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Machell, James Octavius (1837–1902), racehorse owner and manager, born at Etton rectory, near Beverley, Yorkshire, on 5 December 1837, was the son of Robert Machell (1797–1860), vicar of Marton in Cleveland, who was descended from an old Westmorland family, and his first wife, ...

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Maple, Sir John Blundell, baronet (1845–1903), businessman and racehorse owner and breeder, was born on 1 March 1845 at 145 Tottenham Court Road, London, the elder son of John Maple (d. 1900) and his wife, Emily Blundell. His father, after some years as an assistant with ...

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Payne, George (1803–1878), racehorse owner and gambler, was born at Northampton on 3 April 1803, the elder son in the family of two sons and two daughters of George Payne of Sulby Hall, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Mary Eleanor, daughter of Ralph William Grey...

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Sturt, Henry Gerard, first Baron Alington (1825–1904), racehorse owner and politician, was born on 16 May 1825, the eldest son of Henry Charles Sturt (1795–1866) of Crichel, Dorset, and MP for that county, and his wife, Charlotte Penelope (d. 1879), third daughter of ...