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Panton, Paul (1727–1797), literary patron and antiquary, was born on 4 May 1727 in Bagillt, Flintshire, the eldest son of Paul Patton or Panton (d. 1752) and his wife, Margaret, the daughter and heir of Edward Griffith of Bagillt. Despite their English-sounding surname, the ...

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Rawdon [née Hastings], Elizabeth, suo jure Baroness Botreaux, suo jure Baroness Hungerford, suo jure Baroness Moleyns, suo jure Baroness Hastings, and countess of Moira (1731–1808), literary patron and antiquary, was born at Donington Park, Leicestershire, on 23 March 1731, the eldest surviving daughter of the four sons and three daughters of ...

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Riddell, Robert, of Glenriddell (bap. 1755, d. 1794), antiquary and literary patron, born in Newhouse, Irongray, Dumfriesshire, and baptized at St Michael's Church, Dumfries, on 5 October 1755, was the eldest son and second of seven children born to Walter Riddell (1705–1788) of ...