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Sir Nathaniel Rich (c. 1585–1636) by unknown artist private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rich, Sir Nathaniel (c. 1585–1636), colonial investor and politician, was probably born at Leighs in Essex, a son of Richard Rich (d. 1598), landowner, and Jane Machell or Mitchell, daughter of John Machell or Mitchell, clothier and sometime sheriff of London. His father was one of the illegitimate children of the ...

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Rose, Sir John, first baronet (1820–1888), politician and financier, was born on 2 August 1820 at Turriff, Aberdeenshire, the son of William Rose and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of James Fyfe. He was educated at Udny Academy and other local schools, and then at ...