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(Anthony) Evelyn Melbourne Ashley (1836–1907) by Spy (Sir Leslie Ward), pubd 1883 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ashley, (Anthony) Evelyn Melbourne (1836–1907), politician and biographer, born in London on 24 July 1836, was the fourth son of Anthony Ashley Cooper, seventh earl of Shaftesbury (1801–1885), politician and social reformer, and his wife, Emily (1810–1872), daughter of Peter Leopold Cowper, fifth Earl Cowper...

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Hardy, Francis (1751–1812), politician and biographer, the son of Harry Hardy, was born in Dublin. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 8 July 1766 and graduated BA in 1771. He attended the Middle Temple and was called to the Irish bar in 1777. '...

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Jenkins, Roy Harris, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead (1920–2003), politician and author, was born at Greenlands, Snatchwood Road, Abersychan, Monmouthshire, on 11 November 1920, the only child of Arthur Jenkins (1882–1946), assistant miners' agent, and his wife, Harriet (Hattie), née Harris (1886–1953), music shop assistant and subsequently magistrate and county councillor....

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Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead (1920–2003) by Jane Bown, 1977 © Jane Bown; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lambton, Antony Claud Frederick, styled Lord Lambton (1922–2006), politician and writer, was born on 10 July 1922 at West Marden Hall, Emsworth, Sussex, the younger son of John Frederick Lambton, fifth earl of Durham (1884–1970), and his first wife, Diana Mary (1901–1924), only daughter of ...

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Langdale [formerly Stourton], Charles (1787–1868), politician and biographer, was born on 19 September 1787, the fourth son of the six sons and six daughters of Charles Philip, seventeenth Baron Stourton (1752–1816), and his wife, Mary (d. 1841), second surviving daughter and coheir of ...

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Molyneux, Edmund (d. 1605), biographer and politician, was the second of five sons of Sir Edmund Molyneux (d. 1552) of Thorpe, Nottinghamshire, judge of the common pleas, and his wife, Jane, daughter of John Cheney of Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire. Probably the Edmund Molyneux...

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Charles Stuart Parker (1829–1910) by James Russell & Sons, 1887 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Parker, Charles Stuart (1829–1910), politician and biographer, born at Aigburth, Liverpool, on 1 June 1829, was the eldest son of Charles Stewart Parker of Fairlie, Ayrshire, a partner in the prosperous Liverpool firm of Sandbach, Tinne & Co., merchants for the West Indies...