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Giles Daubeney, first Baron Daubeney (1451/22–1508) tomb effigy © Dean and Chapter of Westminster


Daubeney, Giles, first Baron Daubeney (1451/2–1508), administrator, soldier, and diplomat, was the elder son and heir of Sir William Daubeney (1424–1461) [see under Daubeney family] of South Petherton, Somerset, and his wife, Alice (b. 1432), third daughter and coheir of ...


Plantagenet, Arthur, Viscount Lisle (b. before 1472, d. 1542), soldier, diplomat, and administrator, was the illegitimate son of Edward IV (1442–1483).

The identity of Arthur's mother and his date of birth have given rise to much speculation. The editor of his correspondence, Muriel St Clare Byrne...


Poynings, Sir Edward (1459–1521), administrator, soldier, and diplomat, was born in the autumn of 1459, probably at his father's house in Southwark.

Poynings was the only son of Robert Poynings (c. 1419–1461) [see under Poynings, Michael] and his wife, Elizabeth Paston (1429?–1487/8)...