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Beauchamp, Robert de (c. 1195–1251/2), justice and baron, was the son of Simon de Vautort and of the daughter and heir of Robert de Beauchamp (d. 1195), lord of Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset, whose surname he took. An infant at his father’s death, by 1202 his wardship had been granted to ...

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Bermingham, John, earl of Louth (c. 1290–1329), magnate and justiciar of Ireland, was the eldest of at least four legitimate sons of Peter Bermingham of Tethmoy (d. 1308) and Ela, one of four daughters and coheirs of William de Odingsells of Maxstoke, Warwickshire...

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Bertram, Roger (c. 1195–1242), baron and justice, was descended from the William Bertram who was granted the barony of Mitford in Northumberland in the reign of Henry I. Roger was the son of another William Bertram and his wife, Alice, the daughter of ...

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Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice, was the son of Hugh de Canville (d. c.1194) and his wife, Christiana, the daughter of William the Monk. His father's family had lands in several counties in southern England and ...

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Espec, Walter (d. 1147x58), baron and justice, succeeded to the Bedfordshire estates held in 1086 by William Spech, possibly his father or maternal uncle, and by c.1122 had acquired (probably from the crown) additional lands centred on Wark, Northumberland, and Helmsley, Yorkshire...

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Eustace fitz John (d. 1157), justice and baron, was the son of John fitz Richard (b. before 1056), a minor tenant-in-chief in Essex and Norfolk, and an unknown mother. He succeeded Serlo de Burg, who is said (perhaps wrongly) to have been his uncle and to have founded the castle of ...

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Eustace fitz John (d. 1157) coin © Copyright The British Museum

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Marmion, Robert (d. 1216x18), baron and justice, was the son of Robert Marmion of Tamworth, Staffordshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Hugues, count of Rethel, near Rheims. The death of his father, about October 1181, made the younger Robert a leading baron in the ...

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Marshal, Sir John (d. 1235), baron and justice, of Hingham (or Hockering), was on the evidence of one of his charters to Walsingham Priory an illegitimate son of John Marshal of Hampstead Marshall (c.1145–1194), the elder brother of William Marshal the elder, ...

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Moulton [Muleton, Multon], Sir Thomas of (d. 1240), landowner and justice, was the son of Thomas of Moulton (d. before 1198) and grandson of Lambert of Moulton (d. 1166/7) of Spalding Priory and of the honours of Bolingbroke and Richmond, Yorkshire...

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Whitchester, Roger of (d. 1258), clerk and justice, was the son of Robert of Whitchester and his wife, Isabel, who were tenants at Whitchester in Northumberland of the Crauden family, of which Isabel was probably a member; they held the manor of Whitchester...

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Willoughby, Hugh, twelfth Baron Willoughby of Parham (c. 1643–1712), magistrate and landowner, was probably born in Horwich, Lancashire, the eldest surviving son and heir of Thomas Willoughby, eleventh Baron Willoughby of Parham (c.1602–1692), landowner and army officer, who in 1680 had successfully claimed his family's peerage but had not inherited its estates, and his wife, ...