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Edwards, George [alias George Parker, G. E. Parker, Mr Wards] (1787?–1843), modeller and spy, was born in London, the youngest of three children of a man called Edwards and a sometime lottery keeper by the name of Gordon, whom Edwards had courted in a gin shop, according to ...

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Lady Teresa Sampsonia Sherley (c. 1589–1668), by British School, 1624-1627

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Sherley, Lady Teresa Sampsonia (c. 1589–1668), noblewoman, was born c.1589 to a Circassian ruler named Sampsuff or Sanfluf Iscaon [Isma`il Khan] (Chick, 144; Florencio, 25). Although often reduced to the nameless wife of the ‘famous English Persian’ ...

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Victor, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg [known as Count Gleichen] (1833–1891), naval officer and sculptor, was the third and youngest son of Prince Ernst of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife, Princess Feodore, the only daughter of Emich Charles, reigning prince of Leiningen, and his wife, ...