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Adams, William (1772–1851), lawyer and diplomatist, the youngest son of Patience Thomas Adams, filazer of the court of king's bench, and Martha, daughter of Thomas Marsh, was born at 39 Hatton Garden, London, on 13 January 1772. On his father's side he was connected with an old ...

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Dean, Sir Patrick Henry (1909–1994), lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 16 March 1909 in Berlin, the only son and elder child of Henry Roy Dean (1879–1961), professor of pathology and later master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and his wife, Irene (1875–1959), daughter of ...

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Sir Patrick Henry Dean (1909–1994) by Goodchilds, 1969 private collection

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Evans, Sir (William) Vincent John (1915–2007), international lawyer, diplomatist, and judge, was born on 20 October 1915 at 163 Albert Road, Wood Green, Middlesex, of Welsh ancestry, the son of Charles Herbert Evans (d. 1978), bank clerk, later bank manager, and his wife, ...

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Gonsales de Puebla, Rodrigo (d. 1509), lawyer and diplomat, was of obscure but presumably Castilian origins; he was accused of being Jewish by aristocratic Spanish detractors. Nor is much known about his close relatives: his daughter was arrested by the inquisition in Seville...

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Hearne, John Joseph (1893–1969), diplomat and lawyer, was born at 8 William Street, Waterford, Ireland, on 4 November 1893, the fourth son, and sixth of seven children, of Richard Hearne (1850–1929), leather merchant and boot manufacturer and lord mayor of Waterford (1901–2, 1902–3), and his wife, ...

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Sir Leoline Jenkins (1625–1685) by Herbert Tuer, 1679 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jenkins, Sir Leoline (1625–1685), lawyer and diplomat, was born in Llantrithyd, Glamorgan, the son of Leoline or Lewellyn Jenkins, a yeoman of modest estate from Llanblethian in Glamorgan, who was recognized as being 'honest, prudent and industrious' (Wynne, 1.1). John Aubrey...

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Otterburn, Sir Adam (d. 1548), lawyer and diplomat, was possibly descended from the family which produced such notable legal figures in the fifteenth century as Nicholas Otterburn, clerk register, and John Otterburn, official of Lothian. Nothing certain is known of his parents, although it is possible that ...

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Pauncefote, Julian, Baron Pauncefote (1828–1902), lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 13 September 1828 at Munich, Bavaria, the third and youngest son of Robert Pauncefote (formerly Smith; 1788–1843) of Preston Court, Preston, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Emma Smith (d. 1853), daughter of ...

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Julian Pauncefote, Baron Pauncefote (1828–1902) by Elliott & Fry, pubd 1900 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Scott, Sir William, of Balwearie (d. 1532), lawyer and diplomat, was the eldest son of William Scott of Balwearie, judge. He had a brother, David. Scott was married twice: first, by October 1484, to Elizabeth Moncrieff, and second, by September 1495, to Janet Lundy...

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Sinclair, Sir Ian McTaggart (1926–2013), international lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 14 January 1926 at 286 Mosspark Drive, Glasgow, the son of John Sinclair (d. 1950), company director, and his wife, Margaret Wilson Gardner, née Love (1894–1965). Baptized under his father's name of ...

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Watts, Sir Arthur Desmond (1931–2007), international lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 14 November 1931 at 28 Lingfield Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, the only child of Captain (later Colonel) Arthur Edward Watts (1891–1958) of the army education corps and his wife, Eileen May, née...