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Bramston, Sir John, the younger (1611–1700), politician and autobiographer, was born in the family home in Whitechapel, London, and was baptized on 11 September 1611, eldest son and fourth of nine children of Sir John Bramston (1577–1654), chief justice of king's bench, and his first wife, ...

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(Edward) Frederick Leveson- Gower (1819–1907) by Charles Holl and A. Roberts (after Henry Tanworth Wells, 1871) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gower, (Edward) Frederick Leveson- (1819–1907), politician and autobiographer, the third son of Granville Leveson-Gower, first Earl Granville (1773–1846), diplomat, and his wife, Lady Henrietta, or Harriet, Cavendish (1785–1862) [see Gower, Henrietta Elizabeth Leveson-], daughter of the fifth duke of Devonshire, was born on 3 May 1819. He was always called by his second forename and usually ...

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Gower, Sir George Granville Leveson- (1858–1951), autobiographer, politician, and private secretary, was born in London on 19 May 1858, the only child of (Edward) Frederick Leveson-Gower (1819–1907) and his wife, Lady Margaret Mary Frances Elizabeth, née Compton. Granville George Leveson-Gower, second Earl Granville...

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Wharton, Goodwin (1653–1704), politician and autobiographer, was born on 8 March 1653, the third and youngest son (there were also four daughters) of Philip Wharton, fourth Baron Wharton (1613–1696), and his second wife, Jane, daughter of Arthur Goodwin (d. 1643) of Winchendon, Buckinghamshire...