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Balliol [Baliol], Alexander de (d. 1310?), nobleman and administrator, was the second son of Henry de Balliol (d. 1246), chamberlain of Scotland, and his wife, Lora de Valognes (d. in or before 1272). Alexander, who was lord of Cavers in Roxburghshire, is clearly distinguishable from his namesake and contemporary, ...

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Balliol [Baliol], Henry de (d. 1246), nobleman and administrator, was the youngest brother of Hugh de Balliol (d. 1229) of Barnard Castle; together with another of his elder brothers, Ingelram or Ingram (d. c.1244), he was the first of his family to acquire lands and interests in ...

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Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Powick (c. 1400–1475), nobleman and administrator, was the son and eventually the heir of Sir William Beauchamp of Powick in Worcestershire (c.1370–c.1421) and his wife, Katherine Usflete (d. after 1436). Sir William...

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Devereux, Walter, first Viscount Hereford (c. 1489–1558), administrator and nobleman, was the son and heir of John Devereux, second Baron Ferrers of Chartley (c.1463/4–1501), and his wife, Cecily (d. 1493), heir of the houses of Bourchier and de Bohun and niece of ...

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Erskine family (per. c. 1350–c. 1450), administrators and noblemen, became important in the court politics and government of Scotland in the second half of the fourteenth century. Established in Renfrewshire by the thirteenth century, the Erskines were followers of the Stewarts, and it was after the capture of ...

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Grey, John, second Lord Grey of Wilton (d. 1323), nobleman and administrator, was the son of Reynold, first Lord Grey, and his wife, Matilda. He was at least forty at his father's death in 1308 and inherited lands in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wilton, Herefordshire...

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Grey, Reynold, third Baron Grey of Ruthin (c. 1362–1440), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of Reynold Grey, second Baron Grey of Ruthin (d. 1388), and of his wife, Eleanor (d. 1396), daughter of John, second Baron Strange of Blackmere...

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Henry Herbert, second earl of Pembroke (b. in or after 1538, d. 1601) by unknown artist, c. 1590 © National Museums and Galleries of Wales

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Herbert, Henry, second earl of Pembroke (b. in or after 1538, d. 1601), nobleman and administrator, was the elder son of William Herbert, first earl of Pembroke (1506/7–1570), and his first wife, Anne Herbert (b. before 1514, d. 1552) [see under Herbert, William (1506/7-1570)...

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Hungerford, Robert, third Baron Hungerford and Baron Moleyns (c. 1423–1464), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of Robert Hungerford, second Baron Hungerford (c. 1400–1459), and Margaret Botreaux (d. 1478). He was born in the early 1420s—he was of age by 1445—and was married by 1439 to ...

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Hungerford, Walter, first Baron Hungerford (1378–1449), soldier, administrator, and speaker of the House of Commons, was the fourth but only surviving son of Sir Thomas Hungerford (d. 1397) of Farleigh Montfort, Somerset, being the elder son of his second marriage, to Joan (...

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Lyon, John, eighth Lord Glamis (c. 1544–1578), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of John Lyon, seventh Lord Glamis (b. c. 1521, d. in or before 1559), and Janet, daughter of Robert Keith, Lord Keith, and sister of the fourth Earl Marischal...

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Lyon, Sir Thomas, of Auldbar, master of Glamis (c. 1546–1608), nobleman and administrator, was the second son of John Lyon, seventh Lord Glamis (b. c. 1521, d. in or before 1559), and his wife, Jean, daughter of Robert Keith, master of Marischal; he was perhaps two years younger than his elder brother, ...

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North, Roger, second Baron North (1531–1600), nobleman and administrator, was born on 27 February 1531 in the parish of St Thomas the Apostle in London, the first child in the family of two sons and two daughters of Edward North, first Baron North...

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