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Bacon, Francis, Viscount St Alban (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher, was born on 22 January 1561 at York House in the Strand, London, the second of the two sons of Sir Nicholas Bacon (1510–1579), lord keeper, and his second wife, Anne (...

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Reginald Edward Manningham- Buller, first Viscount Dilhorne (1905–1980) by Elliott & Fry, 1962 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Buller, Reginald Edward Manningham-, first Viscount Dilhorne (1905–1980), lawyer and politician, was born at Latimer House, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, on 1 August 1905, the eldest of five children and the only son of Sir Mervyn Manningham-Buller, third baronet (1876–1956), a soldier and later MP, and his wife, ...

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Cave, George, Viscount Cave (1856–1928), lawyer and politician, was born on 23 February 1856 at 67 Cheapside, London, the second son of Thomas Cave (1825–1894), a City of London merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth (1827/8–1925), daughter of Jasper Shallcrass of Banstead, Surrey, who were married in 1849. ...

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George Cave, Viscount Cave (1856–1928) by Sir Gerald Kelly, exh. RA 1924 © reserved; from the Merchant Taylors' Company; photograph Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Cooper, Anthony Ashley, first earl of Shaftesbury (1621–1683), politician, was born shortly after 3 a.m. on 22 July 1621 at the house of his grandfather Sir Anthony Ashley, baronet, in Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, 'the eldest child then living' (Christie, vol. 1, appx 2, p. xxv...

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Anthony Ashley Cooper, first earl of Shaftesbury (1621–1683) by Samuel Cooper, c. 1672 Collection Trustees of the Shaftesbury Estates; © reserved in the photograph

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Copley, John Singleton, Baron Lyndhurst (1772–1863), politician and lord chancellor, was born at Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, before the American War of Independence and died in London after the outbreak of the American Civil War.

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John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst (1772–1863) by Thomas Phillips, 1836 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Cowper, first Earl Cowper (1665–1723) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1722 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cowper, William, first Earl Cowper (1665–1723), politician and lord chancellor, was the eldest son of Sir William Cowper, second baronet (1639–1706), a whig politician and ally of Anthony Ashley Cooper, first earl of Shaftesbury, and Sarah (1644–1720), the diarist, a daughter of Sir Samuel Holled...

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Fyfe, David Patrick Maxwell, earl of Kilmuir (1900–1967), politician and lawyer, was born on 29 May 1900 at 60 Morningside Drive, Edinburgh, the only child by his second marriage to Isabella Campbell (b. c.1860), a schoolteacher, of William Thomson Fyfe (...

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David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe, earl of Kilmuir (1900–1967) by Elliott & Fry, 1954 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Haldane, Richard Burdon, Viscount Haldane (1856–1928), politician, educationist, and lord chancellor, was born at 17 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, on 30 July 1856. He was the second son (but first surviving infancy) of Robert Haldane (1805–1877), writer to the signet and a Baptist, and his second wife, ...

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Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane (1856–1928) by Lafayette, 1906 V&A Images, The Victoria and Albert Museum

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Simon Harcourt, first Viscount Harcourt (1661?–1727) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, c. 1710–15 private collection. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Harcourt, Simon, first Viscount Harcourt (1661?–1727), lawyer and politician, was born probably in December 1661, the only son of Sir Philip Harcourt (bap. 1638, d. 1688), a landowner and politician of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, and his first wife, Anne (d...

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Havers, (Robert) Michael Oldfield, Baron Havers (1923–1992), lawyer and politician, was born on 10 March 1923 at 126 Mortlake Road, North Sheen, Surrey, the second of three sons and third of four children of Sir Cecil Robert Havers (1889–1977), barrister and High Court...

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(Robert) Michael Oldfield Havers, Baron Havers (1923–1992) by unknown photographer © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Hogg, Douglas McGarel, first Viscount Hailsham (1872–1950), lawyer and politician, was born at 10 Chesham Place, Belgravia, London, on 28 February 1872, the eldest son of Quintin Hogg (1845–1903), merchant and philanthropist, and his wife, Alice Anna, née Graham (d. 1918). He was a grandson of ...