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Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny (c. 1343–1411), soldier and landowner, was the fourth son of Thomas Beauchamp, eleventh earl of Warwick (1313/14–1369), and of Katherine (d. 1369), daughter of Roger Mortimer, first earl of March.

As a younger son Beauchamp was destined for the church and attended ...

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Brechin, Sir David (b. before 1278, d. 1320), soldier and landowner, was the son of Sir William Brechin, son of Henry, illegitimate son of David, earl of Huntingdon (d. 1219); his mother was Elena, daughter of Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan. His father died between 1286 and June 1291 (when no claim to the Scottish throne was submitted by him); on 10 December 1292 ...

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Clifford, Walter de (d. 1190), landowner and soldier, was the son of Richard fitz Pons and Maud, the daughter of Walter of Gloucester. Richard was still alive in 1128 but had died by 1138, when Walter de Clifford exchanged his manor of Glasbury...

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Devereux, Walter, first Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c. 1432–1485), landowner and soldier, was of Herefordshire stock (at Weobley and Bodenham); his father was a retainer of Richard, duke of York, and he himself became Edward IV's councillor. The son of Sir Walter Devereux...

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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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Fastolf, Sir John (1380–1459), soldier and landowner, was born into a minor gentry family in Norfolk and in early manhood served under the duke of Clarence in Ireland. His marriage there, on 13 January 1409, to Millicent, daughter of Robert, Lord Tiptoft (...

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Grey, Roger, first Lord Grey of Ruthin (c. 1300–1353), landowner and soldier, was the younger son of John Grey, second Lord Grey of Wilton, and the only son of his father's second marriage, to Maud, daughter of Sir Ralph Basset of Drayton. Roger...

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Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings (1262–1313), soldier and landowner, was born on 6 May 1262 at Allesley, Warwickshire, the eldest son and heir of Sir Henry Hastings (1235?–1269) and Joanna, sister and heir of Sir George de Cantilupe (d. 1273). He was given possession of his mother's family's castle and barony of ...

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See Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings

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John (d. 1190), soldier and landowner, was the son of Richard fitz Eustace (d. 1163) and Albreda (or Aubrey) de Lisours (d. 1194). Albreda was a daughter and heir of Robert de Lacy (d. 1193). Although the two families' interests intertwined, it is inaccurate to use the ...

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Leybourne [Leyburn], Sir Roger of (c. 1215–1271), soldier and landowner, was the son of Sir Roger of Leybourne (b. 1182×90, d. before 1251), of Leybourne, Kent, and of Eleanor (d. 1219/20), daughter and coheir of Stephen of Thornham (d. 1213/14), a Kentish landowner. ...

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Mohun, John, first Lord Mohun (1269?–1330), landowner and soldier, son and heir of John de Mohun of Dunster, Somerset, and Eleanor Fitzpiers, and great-grandson of Reginald de Mohun, was a minor at his father's death in 1279 and was a ward of ...

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Mohun, John, second Lord Mohun (1320?–1375), landowner and soldier, was grandson and heir of John Mohun (1269?–1330) and son of John Mohun (d. 1322) and his wife, Christian, daughter of Sir John Seagrave. He succeeded his grandfather at the age of ten years, the second successive minor heir in the family. His lands and marriage were acquired by ...

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Munchensi, Warin de (c. 1195–1255), landholder and soldier, was born probably in the mid-1190s, the second son of William de Munchensi and Aveline, daughter of Roger de Clare, earl of Hertford. His father's death in 1204 followed by that of his brother (perhaps in 1208) left him a minor in the custody of his uncle ...

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Neville, John, fifth Baron Neville (c. 1330–1388), soldier and landowner, was the eldest son of Ralph Neville, fourth Lord Neville (c. 1291–1367), and Alice (c.1300–1374), daughter of Hugh, Lord Audley, of Stratton Audley in Oxfordshire.

The date of his birth is uncertain: he was described as between twenty-eight and thirty years of age at his father's death in 1367, but he served in ...

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See Northwood, John, first Lord Northwood

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Ordgar (d. 1094?), landholder and soldier, was apparently an Englishman who served William II as a household knight. The story of his duel with Edgar Ætheling's champion is told in John Fordun's fourteenth-century history of Scotland from an unknown source, though it may well have taken place and ...

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See Poynings [Ponyngs], Michael, first Lord Poynings

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See Poynings [Ponyngs], Michael, first Lord Poynings