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Hills, John Waller (1867–1938), politician and angler, was born at 68 Belgrave Road, Pimlico, London on 2 January 1867, the second son of Herbert Augustus Hills (1837–1907) of Highhead Castle, Cumberland, a barrister who was a judge of the International Court of Appeal...

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Thomas Lister, fourth Baron Ribblesdale (1854–1925) by John Singer Sargent, 1902 © The National Gallery, London

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Lister, Thomas, fourth Baron Ribblesdale (1854–1925), politician and huntsman, was born at the Hôtel de France, Fontainebleau, on 29 October 1854, the eldest son of Thomas Lister, third Baron Ribblesdale (1828–1876), and his wife, Emma (d. 1911), youngest daughter of Colonel William Mure...

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Hugo Meynell (1735–1808) by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1756?–1758 Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Meynell, Hugo (1735–1808), huntsman and politician, was born in June 1735 at Bradley Park, Derbyshire, his family being 'of long standing' in the region (Sporting Magazine 33.182). He was the second son of Littleton Pointz Meynell and his first wife, Judith...

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Paget, Reginald Thomas Guy Des Voeux, Baron Paget of Northampton (1908–1990), politician, barrister, and master of foxhounds, was born on 2 September 1908 at Sulby Hall, Northamptonshire, the younger son and second of three children of Major Thomas Guy Frederick Paget, sometime independent tory MP for the ...

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Verney, Richard Greville, nineteenth Baron Willoughby de Broke (1869–1923), politician and fox-hunter, was born in London on 29 March 1869, the eldest son among the six children of Henry Verney, eighteenth Baron Willoughby de Broke (1844–1902), landowner, and his wife, Geraldine (1847–1894), the eldest daughter of ...