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Bordley, John Beale (1727–1804), lawyer and agricultural improver in America, was born on 11 February 1727 in Annapolis, Maryland, the posthumous child of Thomas Bordley (c. 1683–1726), lawyer and government official, and his second wife, Ariana, née Vanderheyden (1690–1741), the widow of James Frisby...

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Cotton, Sir Henry (1821–1892), judge, was born at Walwood House, Leytonstone, on 20 May 1821, the second son of William Cotton (1786–1866) and his wife, Sarah Lane. Sarah Acland was his eldest sister and Agnes Cotton his youngest. He was educated at Eton College...

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Hooper, Henry (c. 1687–1767), planter, lawyer, and politician in America, was born in Dorchester county, Maryland, the son of Henry Hooper (c.1643–1720), planter and politician, and his second wife, Mary (1663–1740), daughter of Roger Woolford. A third-generation Marylander, Hooper was a member of a prominent eastern shore family and a man of considerable influence. While little is known about his early life and formal education, he was a practising member of the ...

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Kitchen, Jane (d. 1658), farmer and parish constable, lived in Upton by Southwell in Nottinghamshire. Nothing is known of her early life. In 1619 she married John Kitchen (d. 1643), yeoman and churchwarden, son of John Kitchen of Upton, outside the parish of ...

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Littleton, Edward (bap. 1625, d. 1702), planter and judge in Barbados, was baptized on 21 December 1625 in Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, the son of Sir Adam Littleton (d. 1647), son of Thomas Littleton, and his wife Frances Lutley. His mother was ...

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Lowther, Sir John (1582–1637), landowner and barrister, was born at Lowther, Westmorland, on 4 February 1582 and baptized in Lowther church on 24 February, the second (but first surviving) son in the family of eight sons and one daughter of Sir Christopher Lowther (1557–1617)...

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Nash, Thomas (bap. 1593, d. 1647), lawyer and land agent, was baptized on 20 June 1593 at Stratford upon Avon, the eldest son and second of three children of Anthony Nash (d. 1622), gentleman, of Welcombe and Old Stratford, Warwickshire, and Mary (...

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Newdigate, Sir Richard, first baronet (1602–1678), lawyer and landowner, was born on 17 September 1602 at Arbury Hall, Warwickshire, the younger son of Sir John Newdigate (1571–1610) [see under Newdigate, Anne] and his wife, Anne Newdigate (1574–1618), and younger brother of ...

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See Owen, Thomas

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Plumbe, John (bap. 1670, d. 1763), landowner and lawyer, was baptized on 29 June 1670 in Prescot, Lancashire, the third son of John Plumbe (bap. 1638, d. 1727), yeoman, and his wife, Elizabeth Lyme (d. 1719). In 1694 he married Sarah Marsh (1676–1742)...

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Redfern, William (1774/5?–1833), convict surgeon and pastoralist in Australia, had relatives in Londonderry, Wiltshire, and possibly Canada, but details are unknown. He acquired the diploma of the London Company of Surgeons in January 1797 and immediately joined HMS Standard as surgeon's first mate. Later that year he provided medical care and probably moral support to the mutineers at the ...

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Thynne, Thomas [nicknamed Tom of Ten Thousand] (1647/8–1682), landowner and murder victim, was the only surviving son of Sir Thomas Thynne (1609/10–1669?) of Richmond, Surrey, and his wife, Stuart or Stuarta, daughter of Walter Balcanquhall (c. 1586–1645). He matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford...

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Thomas Thynne (1647/88–1682) by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1673 reproduced by permission of the Marquess of Bath, Longleat House, Wiltshire, Great Britain. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London