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Jonathan Peel (1799–1879) by Sir Francis Grant, exh. RA 1862 by permission of Huntingdon Town Council

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Peel, Jonathan (1799–1879), politician, soldier, and patron of the turf, the fifth son of Sir Robert Peel, first baronet (1750–1830), cotton manufacturer, and his first wife, Ellen Yates (1766–1803), and brother of Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, the politician, was born at Chamber Hall...

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Edward Smith Stanley, twelfth earl of Derby (1752–1834) by Thomas Gainsborough, in or before 1785 The Right Hon. the Earl of Derby

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Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derby (1752–1834), sportsman and patron of horse-racing, was born on 12 September 1752 at Patten House, Preston, Lancashire, the eldest son and third child of James Smith Stanley, Lord Strange (1716–1771), and his wife, Lucy (d...