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Nicholas William Budgen (1937–1998) by Robin Mayes © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Budgen, Nicholas William (1937–1998), barrister and politician, was born on 3 November 1937 at 50 Palace Road, Streatham, London, the son of George Nicholas Budgen (d. 1942), businessman, and his wife, Mary Helen, née Bather. He was baptized into the Church of England...

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Peter Burrowes (1753–1841) by unknown engraver, pubd 1849 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Burrowes, Peter (1753–1841), barrister and politician, was born at Portarlington, Queen's county, in 1753. There are no clear details as to his parentage and close family relatives, but in a letter of 9 May 1822 Lawrence Parsons, second earl of Rosse, informed John Freeman-Mitford, ...

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Butler, Simon (1757–1797), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born in July 1757, the third son of Edmund Butler, tenth Viscount Mountgarret (d. 1779), landowner and barrister, and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1778), daughter of Sir Simon Bradstreet and his wife, Ellen...

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Coke, Daniel Parker (1745–1825), barrister and politician, was born on 17 July 1745, the only son of Thomas Coke (1700–1776), barrister, and his wife, Matilda (1706–1777), daughter and heir of Thomas Goodwin of Derby. He belonged to an old Derbyshire family, the Cokes...

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Dawes, Manasseh (d. 1829), barrister and writer on political and legal subjects, was admitted to the Inner Temple on 30 May 1776, when he was described as 'of Chapel Street in the Parish of St George Hanover Square, gent' (admission register, Inner Temple...

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Dobbs, Francis (1750–1811), politician and barrister, was born on 27 April 1750, the third son of Richard Dobbs, Church of Ireland clergyman, of Lisburn, co. Antrim, and Mary (d. 1775), daughter of William Young and widow of Cornet McManus; he was the nephew of ...

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Dobbs, William Cary (1806–1869), barrister and politician, was born in Belfast, the eldest of five children and only son of the Revd Robert Conway Dobbs and his wife, Wilhelmena Josepha, daughter of the Revd William Bristow, rector of Belfast. A scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge...

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Dunning, John, first Baron Ashburton (1731–1783), barrister and politician, was born at Ashburton, Devon, on 18 October 1731, the second but only surviving son of John Dunning (1699/1700–1780), an attorney from Ashburton, and his wife, Agnes Judsham. He was educated at the local grammar school before entering his father's office. ...

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John Dunning, first Baron Ashburton (1731–1783) by Francesco Bartolozzi, pubd 1790 (after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1782) Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Eadie [née Hearn], Ellice Aylmer (1912–2001), barrister and civil servant, was born on 30 June 1912 at Edmonton, St Patrick's Hill, Cork, the daughter of Robert Thomas Hearn (d. 1952), Church of Ireland clergyman, later bishop of Cork, and his wife, ...

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Edwards, (Allen) Clement (1869–1938), trade unionist, barrister, and journalist, was born on 7 June 1869 in Knighton, Radnorshire, the third of seven children born to George Benjamin Edwards, auctioneer, master tailor, and draper, and Sarah Ellen (née Tudge). Both parents came from farming, nonconformist, and radical families in the border areas. ...

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Emmet, Thomas Addis (1764–1827), barrister and Irish nationalist, was born on 24 April 1764 in Cork, the second of the four children of Dr Robert Emmet (1729–1802), state physician, and his wife, Elizabeth Mason (1740–1803). His younger brother was Robert Emmet (1778–1803), fellow United Irishman. The family moved to ...

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Thomas Addis Emmet (1764–1827) by T. W. Huffam, pubd 1843 (after Louis François Aubry, 1803) National Gallery of Ireland

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Gordon Goodwin

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Garbrand, John (b. 1646/7), political writer and barrister, was born at Abingdon, Berkshire, the son of Tobias Garbrand (d. 1689), physician and college head, and Susanna Garbrand (d. 1688). His father, a puritan, was principal under the parliamentary regime from 1648 to 1660. On the restoration of ...

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Godson, Richard (1797–1849), barrister and politician, was born in Tenbury, Worcestershire, on 1 June 1797, the second son of William Godson (1766–1822), attorney, and his wife, Margaret, née Probyn (1766–1832). He was educated at a school in Worcester by a Mr Simpson, and was admitted at ...

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L. C. Sanders

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Goold, Thomas (1766–1846), barrister and politician, was born of a wealthy protestant family in Cork. He obtained his BA from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1786, and was called to the bar in 1791. He spent most of his inheritance of £10,000 in entertaining his friends (including ...

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Sir Harbottle Grimston, second baronet (1603–1685) by unknown artist, 1660s © National Portrait Gallery, London