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John Mytton (1796–1834) by John Frederick Herring senior, 1828 © reserved


G. F. R. Barker

revised by George C. Baugh

Mytton, John [Jack] (1796–1834), sportsman and eccentric, born at Halston, Shropshire, on 30 September 1796 and baptized there on 3 October that year, was the only son of John Mytton (1768–1798), landowner, of Halston, and his wife, Sarah Harriet (1774–1853), a younger daughter of ...


Thomas Seccombe

revised by Brian Cowan

Panton, Thomas (d. 1685), gambler and rake, was the youngest son of John Panton, a Leicestershire gentleman living at Ashby-de-la-Zouch. When the nucleus of a regular army was formed by Charles II in 1661 Panton, who may have attended the king abroad and already enjoyed a titular colonelcy, obtained a commission in his majesty's ...


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