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Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of Alexander Caulfeild. Nothing is known of his early years or education, but from 1590 he pursued a military career, sailing on ...

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Hamilton, James, sixth earl of Abercorn (c. 1661–1734), soldier and politician, was the eldest son of James Hamilton (d. 1673) and Elizabeth (c.1637–1709), daughter of John Colepeper, Baron Colepeper (bap. 1600, d. 1660); his grandfather was Sir George Hamilton (d. 1679)...

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Hutchinson, Christopher [Kit] Hely- (1767–1826), soldier and politician, the fifth son of John Hely-Hutchinson (1724–1794), politician and provost of Trinity College, Dublin, and Christiana Nikson (bap. 1732, d. 1788) of Munny, co. Wicklow, was born in Ireland on 5 April 1767. John Hely-Hutchinson, ...

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Moore, Garret [Gerald], first Viscount Moore of Drogheda (1565/6–1627), politician and soldier, was the second but first surviving son of Sir Edward Moore (c. 1530–1602) and his first wife, Elizabeth (d. 1581), widow successively of Humphrey Warren, Christopher Blunt, and Sir William Brabazon...

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Vereker, Charles, second Viscount Gort (1768–1842), soldier and politician, was the second son of Thomas Vereker of Roxborough, co. Limerick, and his wife, Juliana, sister of John Prendergast Smyth, first Viscount Gort. He was descended from a family of Flemish extraction, long settled in ...