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Alice Bryene (c. 1360–1435) monumental brass, photograph by Christopher S. Moss, 2015 © All Saints' Church, Acton, Suffolk

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Bryene [Brian, Bryan; née Bures], Alice (c. 1360–1435), landowner  

ffiona von Westhoven Peregrinor

Bryene [Brian, Bryan; née Bures], Alice (c. 1360–1435), landowner, was probably born at Acton, near Sudbury, Suffolk, the only child of Sir Robert Bures (d. 1361) and his wife, Joan, née Sutton. Her great-grandfather Sir Robert Bures (d. 1331) was a member of ...

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Douglas, Margaret, countess of Douglas, and duchess of Touraine in the French nobility (b. before 1373?, d. 1450/51), landowner  

Daphne Brooke

Douglas, Margaret, countess of Douglas, and duchess of Touraine in the French nobility (b. before 1373?, d. 1450/51), landowner, was the eldest child of Robert III (d. 1406) and his wife, Annabella, née Drummond (d. 1401), and thus the sister of James I...

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Haie, Nicola de la (d. 1230), landowner  

Susan M. Johns

Haie, Nicola de la (d. 1230), landowner, was a daughter and coheir of Richard de la Haie, the hereditary constable of Lincoln Castle and sheriff of Lincolnshire, and his wife, Matilda, the daughter of William de Vernon. She was married twice, first to ...

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Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner  

John Callow

Howard [née Shireburne], Mary, duchess of Norfolk (1692–1754), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was born on 22 November 1692 at Bedford Row, Bloomsbury, the second daughter and third (but second surviving) child of Sir Nicholas Shireburne (1658–1717) and Catherine Charleton (d. 1728)...

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Luxembourg, Jaquetta de, duchess of Bedford and Countess Rivers (c. 1416–1472), noblewoman  

Lucia Diaz Pascual

Luxembourg, Jaquetta de, duchess of Bedford and Countess Rivers (c. 1416–1472), noblewoman, was the eldest of nine children born to Pierre de Luxembourg (1390–1433), count of St Pol, Conversano, and Brienne, seigneur of Enghien, and vicomte of Lille, and Marguerite del Balzo, or des Baux (...

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Ogilvy, Marion (d. 1575), landowner and mistress of Cardinal David Beaton  

Margaret H. B. Sanderson

Ogilvy, Marion (d. 1575), landowner and mistress of Cardinal David Beaton, was the youngest known daughter of James, first Lord Ogilvy of Airlie (d. 1504), and his fourth wife, Janet Lyle (d. in or before 1525). Her father had made only partial provision for her before his death, a marriage contract (1503) by which the heir of ...

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Redmond [née Mallick], Bridget Mary (1904–1952), landowner and politician  

S. Pašeta

Redmond [née Mallick], Bridget Mary (1904–1952), landowner and politician, was born at The Curragh, co. Kildare, on 13 October 1904, the eldest daughter of John Mallick, hotel proprietor, and his wife, Bridget Mary. John Mallick was a well-known judge of horses and his racing colours were familiar at meetings in ...

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Saint-Étienne de La Tour, Agathe de (b. c. 1690, d. in or after 1765), landowner  

Maurice Basque

Saint-Étienne de La Tour, Agathe de (b. c. 1690, d. in or after 1765), landowner, was probably born in Cap de Sable in the French colony of Acadia (Nova Scotia), the third of the seven children of Acadian seigneur Jacques de Saint-Étienne de La Tour (...

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Scott, Jean [Janet], Lady Ferniehirst (b. c. 1548, d. after 1593), landowner  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Scott, Jean [Janet], Lady Ferniehirst (b. c. 1548, d. after 1593), landowner, was the eldest of the three daughters of Sir William Scott the younger of Buccleuch (1520–1552) and his wife, Grisel (d. after 1552), second daughter of John Betoun of Creich...