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Freeman, Gage Earle (1820–1903), Church of England clergyman and writer on falconry, born on 3 June 1820 at Tamworth, Staffordshire, was the son of Captain Charles Earle Freeman of the 69th regiment and his wife, Mary Parsons. After a private education he was admitted a pensioner at ...


Latham, Simon (d. 1649?), writer on falconry, has left virtually no record of his life. Although the precise relationship cannot be established, he may have been the nephew of, and was almost certainly connected with, Lewis Latham of Elveston, Bedfordshire, a professional falconer who rose through the ranks to become serjeant of his majesty's hawks in 1627. ...


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Salvin, Francis Henry (1817–1904), field sports enthusiast, born at Croxdale Hall, co. Durham, on 4 April 1817, was fifth and youngest son of William Thomas Salvin (1768–1842), of Croxdale Hall, and his wife, Anna Maria, daughter of John Webbe-Weston, of Sutton Place, near ...