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Campbell, Sir John, of Lundie (d. 1562), administrator and ambassador, was an illegitimate son of Colin Campbell, first earl of Argyll (d. 1493). Although nothing is known of his early life, the title of master identifies him with the John Campbell who graduated master of arts at ...

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Dulanty, John Whelan (1883–1955), diplomat and civil servant, was born in Manchester, the son of John Dulanty; his mother was probably named Ellen, and both parents were of Irish extraction. He was educated at St Mary's, Failsworth, Manchester School of Commerce, and Manchester University...

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Laithwaite, Sir (John) Gilbert (1894–1986), civil servant and diplomatist, was born on 5 July 1894 in Dublin, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of John Gilbert Laithwaite, of the Post Office survey, of Dublin, and his wife, Mary...

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Pace, Richard (1483?–1536), diplomat, humanist, and administrator, was probably born in Winchester, Hampshire, in 1483, of parents whose identity is unknown. The Pace family were probably members of the minor gentry. Few details of Pace's early life are known, apart from those revealed in his ...

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Wotton, Edward, first Baron Wotton (1548–1628), diplomat and administrator, was born at Boughton Manor, Boughton Malherbe, Kent, the second but first surviving son among the six sons and three daughters of Thomas Wotton (b. in or before 1521, d. 1587) [see under...

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Edward Wotton, first Baron Wotton (1548–1628) by unknown artist private collection in England. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London