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Richard Griffin, third Baron Braybrooke (1783–1858) by Edward Scriven, pubd 1836 (after John Jackson, 1822) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Griffin [formerly Neville], Richard, third Baron Braybrooke (1783–1858), politician and literary editor, was born at Stanlake Park, Berkshire, on 26 September 1783, the first of the three sons of Richard Aldworth Neville (1750–1825) [see Griffin, Richard], who succeeded his distant cousin ...

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Sinclair, Sir John, first baronet (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’, was born at Thurso Castle, Caithness, on 10 May 1754, the third but only surviving son of George Sinclair (d. 1770) of Ulbster and his wife, Lady Janet Sutherland (1720–1795)...

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Sir John Sinclair, first baronet (1754–1835) by Sir Henry Raeburn, c. 1794–9 National Gallery of Scotland