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Cole, Sir William (bap. 1576, d. 1653), army officer and landowner in Ulster, was baptized on 7 October 1576 at St Mary Woolnoth, London, the only son of Emmanuel Cole (c.1542–1592?), a member of the Goldsmiths' Company, of St Botolph, Aldersgate...

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Sir Arthur Thomas Cotton (1803–1899) by Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, 1880 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cotton, Sir Arthur Thomas (1803–1899), army officer and irrigation engineer, was born on 15 May 1803 at Woodcote, Oxfordshire, the ninth son of Henry Calveley Cotton (d. 1837) of Woodcote House, who served in the royal guards (postal service), and his wife, ...

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Esmonde, Laurence, Baron Esmonde of Limerick (c. 1570–1645), army officer and landowner, was the second son of Walter (also known as William) Esmonde of Johnstown, co. Wexford, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Michael Furlong of Horetown, barony of Shelmalier, co. Wexford, one of a family of seven daughters and four sons. The ...

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Fraser, Simon Christopher Joseph, fifteenth Lord Lovat and fourth Baron Lovat (1911–1995), army officer and landowner, was born in Scotland on 9 July 1911, the elder son and oldest of the five children of Simon Joseph Fraser, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat...

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Simon Christopher Joseph Fraser, fifteenth Lord Lovat and fourth Baron Lovat (1911–1995) by unknown photographer, 1944 © reserved / unknown collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Fraser, Simon Joseph, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat (1871–1933), army officer and landowner, was born at his ancestral home, Beaufort Castle, Beauly, Inverness-shire on 25 November 1871, the second son of Simon Fraser, thirteenth Lord Lovat and second Baron Lovat (1828–1887)...

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Simon Joseph Fraser, fourteenth Lord Lovat and third Baron Lovat (1871–1933) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Herbert, George Augustus, eleventh earl of Pembroke and eighth earl of Montgomery (1759–1827), army officer and landowner, was born on 10 September 1759 at Wilton House, Wiltshire, and was baptized there on 29 October, the only son of Henry Herbert, tenth earl of Pembroke and seventh earl of Montgomery...

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Ironside, (William) Edmund, first Baron Ironside (1880–1959), army officer and farmer, was born on 6 May 1880 at Joks Lodge House, South Leith, Edinburgh, the second child and only son of William Ironside (1835–1881) of Athling, surgeon-major in the Indian army, and his wife, ...

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(William) Edmund Ironside, first Baron Ironside (1880–1959) by Walter Stoneman, 1920 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Johnston, George (1764–1823), army officer and agriculturist in Australia, was born on 19 March 1764 at Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, the son of Captain George Johnston, aide-de-camp to Lord Percy, later duke of Northumberland. There is no substance to the accusation made by Governor William Bligh...

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Johnstone, James Hope-, third earl of Hopetoun and de jure fifth earl of Annandale and Hartfell (1741–1816), landowner and army officer, was born James Hope on 23 August 1741 at Hopetoun House, Linlithgowshire, the second son and fourth child of John Hope, second earl of Hopetoun...

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Lambart, Charles, first earl of Cavan (c. 1600–1660), army officer and landowner, was the eldest son of Oliver Lambart, first Baron Lambart in the Irish peerage (d. 1618), servitor in co. Cavan, and Hester, daughter of Sir William Fleetwood of Carrington Manor...

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Lindsay, Robert James Loyd-, Baron Wantage (1832–1901), army officer and agriculturist, born of Scottish descent in London on 16 April 1832, was the youngest child of Lieutenant-General James Lindsay (1793–1855), Grenadier Guards, of Balcarres, Fife—paternal grandson of James Lindsay, fifth earl of Balcarres...

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Robert James Loyd- Lindsay, Baron Wantage (1832–1901) by Julia Margaret Cameron, c. 1865 [The Loyd-Lindsays: and Harriet Sarah Loyd-Lindsay, Lady Wantage (1837-1920)] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Montagu, Henry Robinson-, sixth Baron Rokeby (1798–1883), army officer and landowner, was born at Great Cumberland Place, London, on 2 February 1798, the fifth son of Matthew Montagu, formerly Robinson, fourth Baron Rokeby (1762–1831), and his wife, Elizabeth Charlton (d. 1817). He was also the great-nephew of ...

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See Moodie, Donald